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Post subject: Tunnel diode versus dual gate MOSFET
Unread postPosted: Fri Jul 30, 2004 6:33 am
Would like to exchange your experience with tunnel diode, high stability oscillators. Lets say 400MHz to start with. It seems to me, they have much cleaner output and stability compared to bjt.
Unread postPosted: Mon Sep 27, 2004 12:39 pm
Tunnel diodes are an older technology that's harder to buy than BJTs. (Almost) no new devices have been introduced in the last decade. That's a good indicator that other approaches work better.
Check out Randy Rhea's book on oscillator design - he does a good job of providing analysis tools for oscillator noise.