Patent Number: 8,442,462

Title: Modular frequency divider and mixer configuration

Abstract: A system including a first frequency divider, a plurality of second frequency dividers, and a control module. The first frequency divider includes a first plurality of components and is configured to divide an input frequency of an input signal to generate a first signal having a first frequency and a first phase. Each of the plurality of second frequency dividers includes a second plurality of components and is configured to divide the input frequency of the input signal to generate a second signal having the first frequency and a second phase. The control module is configured to connect the second plurality of components of one of the second frequency dividers to the first plurality of components of the first frequency divider.

Inventors: Gerna; Danilo (Fino Mornasco, IT), Dal Toso; Stefano (Montegalda, IT), Uehara; Gregory (Austin, TX)

Assignee: Marvell World Trade Ltd.

International Classification: H04B 1/04 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2021-05-14 0:00:00