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Oscillator Circuits

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This series of circuits provides designers with a quick source for oscillator circuits. Why waste time paging through huge encyclopedias when you can choose the topic you need and select any of the specialized circuits sorted by application?

This book in the series has 250-300 practical, ready-to-use circuit designs, with schematics and brief explanations of circuit operation. The original source for each circuit is listed in an appendix, making it easy to obtain additional information.

Ready-to-use circuits.
Grouped by application for easy look-up.
Circuit source listings.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover image
  2. Title page
  3. Table of Contents
  4. Copyright
  5. Other Books in this Series
  6. Introduction
  7. Chapter 1: Audio Oscillators
    1. WIEN-BRIDGE SINE-WAVE OSCILLATOR
    2. PHASE-SHIFT OSCILLATOR
    3. WIEN-BRIDGE OSCILLATOR
    4. CODE-PRACTICE OSCILLATOR
    5. TONE ENCODER
    6. FEEDBACK OSCILLATOR
    7. WIEN-BRIDGE OSCILLATOR
    8. WIEN-BRIDGE OSCILLATOR
    9. PHASE-SHIFT OSCILLATOR
    10. 800-Hz OSCILLATOR
    11. WIEN-BRIDGE OSCILLATOR
    12. WIEN-BRIDGE SINE-WAVE OSCILLATOR
    13. SINE-WAVE OSCILLATOR
    14. EASILY TUNED SINE-/SQUARE-WAVE OSCILLATOR
    15. VERY-LOW-FREQUENCY GENERATOR
    16. AUDIO OSCILLATOR
    17. ELECTRONIC BAGPIPE
    18. SIMPLE AUDIO SINE-WAVE GENERATOR
    19. LOW-COST WIEN-BRIDGE OSCILLATOR
    20. MODIFIED UJT RELAXATION OSCILLATOR
    21. A 555 RC AUDIO OSCILLATOR
    22. WIEN-BRIDGE OSCILLATOR USES CMOS CHIP
    23. ADJUSTABLE SINE-WAVE AUDIO OSCILLATOR
    24. ONE-IC AUDIO GENERATOR
    25. SIMPLE TWO-TONE GENERATOR
    26. LOW-DISTORTION THERMALLY STABILIZED WIEN-BRIDGE OSCILLATOR
    27. AUDIO OSCILLATOR
    28. AUDIO GENERATOR
    29. SINGLE-SUPPLY WIEN-BRIDGE OSCILLATOR
    30. SUPER-LOW-DISTORTION VARIABLE SINE-WAVE OSCILLATOR
    31. 1-kHz OSCILLATOR
    32. INEXPENSIVE OSCILLATOR IS TEMPERATURE STABLE
    33. CODE-PRACTICE OSCILLATOR
    34. AUDIO OSCILLATOR
  8. Chapter 2: Crystal Oscillators
    1. FUNDAMENTAL-FREQUENCY CRYSTAL OSCILLATOR
    2. EASY START-UP CRYSTAL OSCILLATOR
    3. CRYSTAL-CONTROLLED TRANSISTOR OSCILLATOR
    4. PIERCE HARMONIC OSCILLATOR (20 MHz)
    5. BUTLER EMITTER-FOLLOWER OSCILLATOR (20 MHz)
    6. COLPITTS OSCILLATOR
    7. LOW-POWER 5-V DRIVEN TEMPERATURE-COMPENSATED CRYSTAL OSCILLATOR (TXCO)
    8. CRYSTAL-CONTROLLED LOCAL OSCILLATOR FOR SSB TRANSMITTERS
    9. CRYSTAL-CONTROLLED OSCILLATOR
    10. PIERCE OSCILLATOR
    11. CMOS CRYSTAL OSCILLATOR
    12. TEMPERATURE-COMPENSATED CRYSTAL OSCILLATOR
    13. CRYSTAL OSCILLATOR
    14. 100-kHz CRYSTAL CALIBRATOR
    15. OVERTONE CRYSTAL OSCILLATOR
    16. 20-MHz VHF CRYSTAL OSCILLATOR
    17. MARKER GENERATOR
    18. 100-MHz VHF CRYSTAL OSCILLATOR
    19. TWO-GATE QUARTZ OSCILLATOR
    20. CRYSTAL-CONTROLLED REFLECTION OSCILLATOR
    21. TEMPERATURE-COMPENSATED CRYSTAL OSCILLATOR
    22. OVERTONE CRYSTAL OSCILLATOR
    23. HIGH-FREQUENCY CRYSTAL OSCILLATOR
    24. 96-MHz CRYSTAL OSCILLATOR
    25. SIMPLE TTL CRYSTAL OSCILLATOR
    26. BUTLER EMITTER-FOLLOWER OSCILLATOR (100 MHz)
    27. COLPITTS HARMONIC OSCILLATOR (BASIC CIRCUIT)
    28. COLPITTS HARMONIC OSCILLATOR (100 MHz)
    29. INTERNATIONAL CRYSTAL OF-1 LO OSCILLATOR
    30. CRYSTAL OSCILLATOR
    31. OVERTONE CRYSTAL OSCILLATOR
    32. BUTLER APERIODIC OSCILLATOR
    33. PARALLEL-MODE APERIODIC CRYSTAL OSCILLATOR
    34. VOLTAGE-CONTROLLED CRYSTAL OSCILLATOR
    35. HIGH-FREQUENCY CRYSTAL OSCILLATOR
    36. CRYSTAL-CONTROLLED OSCILLATOR OPERATES FROM ONE MERCURY CELL
    37. COLPITTS OSCILLATOR
    38. CRYSTAL-CONTROLLED OSCILLATOR
    39. LOW-FREQUENCY CRYSTAL OSCILLATOR—10 to 150 kHz
    40. OVERTONE CRYSTAL OSCILLATOR
    41. IC-COMPATIBLE CRYSTAL OSCILLATOR
    42. CRYSTAL OSCILLATOR PROVIDES LOW NOISE
    43. DISCRETE SEQUENCE OSCILLATOR
    44. 1-MHz PIERCE OSCILLATORS
    45. SIMPLE CMOS CRYSTAL OSCILLATOR
    46. CRYSTAL TIMEBASE
    47. LOW-FREQUENCY PIERCE OSCILLATOR
    48. 1-MHz FET CRYSTAL OSCILLATOR
    49. PIERCE CRYSTAL OSCILLATOR
    50. OVERTONE OSCILLATOR WITH CRYSTAL SWITCHING
    51. CRYSTAL OSCILLATOR
    52. FIFTH-OVERTONE OSCILLATOR
    53. CRYSTAL-CONTROLLED BUTLER OSCILLATOR
    54. SCHMITT TRIGGER CRYSTAL OSCILLATOR
    55. OVERTONE OSCILLATOR (50 TO 150 MHz)
    56. PRECISION CLOCK GENERATOR
    57. MILLER OSCILLATOR (CRYSTAL CONTROLLED)
    58. BUTLER EMITTER-FOLLOWER OSCILLATOR (BASIC CIRCUIT)
    59. BUTLER COMMON-BASE OSCILLATOR (BASIC CIRCUIT)
    60. CMOS OSCILLATOR (1 TO 4 MHz)
    61. PIERCE HARMONIC OSCILLATOR (100 MHz)
    62. INTERNATIONAL CRYSTAL OF-1 HI OSCILLATOR
    63. STANDARD CRYSTAL OSCILLATOR FOR 1 MHz
    64. TTL-COMPATIBLE CRYSTAL OSCILLATOR
    65. THIRD-OVERTONE CRYSTAL OSCILLATOR
    66. CRYSTAL CHECKER
    67. CRYSTAL OSCILLATOR/DOUBLER
    68. LOW-FREQUENCY CRYSTAL OSCILLATOR
    69. VARACTOR-TUNED 10-MHz CERAMIC RESONATOR OSCILLATOR
    70. 10-MHz CRYSTAL OSCILLATOR
    71. PIERCE HARMONIC OSCILLATOR (BASIC CIRCUIT)
    72. TUBE-TYPE CRYSTAL OSCILLATOR
    73. CRYSTAL-CONTROLLED SINE-WAVE OSCILLATOR
    74. STABLE LOW-FREQUENCY CRYSTAL OSCILLATOR
    75. CRYSTAL OSCILLATOR
    76. JFET PIERCE CRYSTAL OSCILLATOR
    77. CRYSTAL OSCILLATOR
    78. CRYSTAL-CONTROLLED SIGNAL SOURCE
    79. HIGH-FREQUENCY SIGNAL GENERATOR
    80. CRYSTAL-STABILIZED IC TIMER CAN PROVIDE SUBHARMONIC FREQUENCIES
    81. TTL OSCILLATOR FOR 1 TO 10 MHz
    82. 50-MHz VHF CRYSTAL OSCILLATOR
  9. Chapter 3: Function Generators
    1. PRECISION ONE SHOT
    2. LINEAR TRIANGLE-WAVE TIMER
    3. FOUR-OUTPUT WAVEFORM GENERATOR
    4. FUNCTION GENERATOR
    5. CLASSIC OP-AMP ASTABLE MULTIVIBRATOR
    6. PROGRAMMABLE TRIANGLE-/SQUARE-WAVE GENERATOR
    7. NONINTEGER PROGRAMMABLE PULSE DIVIDER
    8. XOR-GATE COMPLEMENTARY-SIGNALS GENERATOR
    9. LOW-COST FSK GENERATOR
    10. HARMONICS GENERATOR
    11. LOW-FREQUENCY FM GENERATORS
    12. POSITIVE-TRIGGERED MONOSTABLE
    13. PRECISION AUDIO WAVEFORM GENERATOR
    14. MONOSTABLE MULTIVIBRATOR
    15. VERSATILE 2Ï• PULSE GENERATOR
    16. FIXED-FREQUENCY GENERATOR
    17. SINGLE-SUPPLY MULTIVIBRATOR
    18. EASILY TUNED SINE-WAVE/SQUARE-WAVE OSCILLATOR
    19. ASTABLE
    20. TWO-FUNCTION SIGNAL GENERATOR
    21. TRIANGLE GENERATOR
    22. MONOSTABLE
    23. PROGRAMMABLE-FREQUENCY, FREE-RUNNING MULTIVIBRATOR
    24. FUNCTION GENERATOR
    25. PROGRAMMABLE-FREQUENCY ASTABLE
    26. LINEAR-RAMP MONOSTABLE
    27. LOW-FREQUENCY MULTIVIBRATOR
    28. RETRIGGERABLE ONE SHOT
    29. ASTABLE MULTIVIBRATOR
    30. SINGLE-CONTROL FUNCTION GENERATOR
    31. TRIANGLE-/SQUARE-WAVE GENERATOR
    32. VARIABLE DUTY CYCLE TIMER
    33. BASIC FUNCTION GENERATOR
    34. WIDE-RANGE TUNABLE FUNCTION GENERATOR
    35. SAWTOOTH AND PULSE GENERATOR
    36. SINE/COSINE GENERATOR (0.1 to 10 kHz)
    37. QUAD OP AMP SYNCHRONIZED FUNCTION GENERATOR
    38. OSCILLATOR OR AMPLIFIER WITH WIDE FREQUENCY RANGE
    39. LINEAR TRIANGLE-/SQUARE-WAVE VCO
    40. CIRCUIT FOR MULTIPLYING PULSE WIDTHS
    41. PROGRAMMABLE VOLTAGE-CONTROLLED FREQUENCY SYNTHESIZER
    42. EMITTER-COUPLED RC OSCILLATOR
    43. VOLTAGE-CONTROLLED HIGH-SPEED ONE SHOT
    44. RAMP GENERATOR WITH VARIABLE RESET LEVEL
    45. 555 ASTABLE WITH LOW DUTY CYCLE
    46. MONOSTABLE USING VIDEO AMPLIFIER AND COMPARATOR
    47. UJT MONOSTABLE CIRCUIT INSENSITIVE TO CHANGE IN BIAS VOLTAGE
    48. LINEAR RAMP GENERATOR
    49. FUNCTION GENERATOR
    50. ASTABLE MULTIVIBRATOR
    51. WAVEFORM GENERATOR
    52. LAST-CYCLE COMPLETING GATED OSCILLATOR
    53. PRECISE TRIANGLE-/SQUARE-WAVE GENERATOR
    54. WIDE-RANGE TRIANGLE-/SQUARE-WAVE GENERATOR
    55. WAVEFORM GENERATOR
    56. SINGLE-SUPPLY FUNCTION GENERATOR
    57. PRECISE WAVE GENERATOR
    58. FIXED-FREQUENCY VARIABLE DUTY-CYCLE OSCILLATOR
    59. WIDE-RANGE VARIABLE OSCILLATOR
    60. SINGLE-CONTROL FOUR-DECADE VARIABLE OSCILLATOR
    61. SIMPLE TRIANGLE SQUARE-WAVE OSCILLATOR
  10. Chapter 4: Miscellaneous Oscillators
    1. TUNABLE-FREQUENCY OSCILLATOR
    2. RESISTANCE-CONTROLLED DIGITAL OSCILLATOR
    3. CASSETTE BIAS OSCILLATOR
    4. OSCILLATOR ADJUSTABLE OVER 10:1 RANGE
    5. 1-SECOND 1-kHz OSCILLATOR
    6. SINE-WAVE SHAPER
    7. LOW-DISTORTION SINE-WAVE OSCILLATOR
    8. TUNABLE SINGLE-COMPARATOR OSCILLATOR
    9. WIDE-RANGE OSCILLATOR (FREQUENCY RANGE OF 5000:1)
    10. RLC OSCILLATOR
    11. HC-BASED OSCILLATORS
    12. PROGRAMMABLE-FREQUENCY SINE-WAVE OSCILLATOR
    13. VARIABLE WIEN-BRIDGE OSCILLATOR
    14. 50% DUTY-CYCLE OSCILLATOR
    15. HIGH-FREQUENCY OSCILLATOR
    16. LOW-FREQUENCY OSCILLATOR
    17. QUADRATURE OSCILLATOR
    18. WIEN-BRIDGE OSCILLATOR
    19. CMOS OSCILLATOR
    20. XOR-GATE OSCILLATOR
    21. SCR RELAXATION OSCILLATOR
    22. CMOS OSCILLATOR
    23. 5-V OSCILLATOR
    24. LOW-VOLTAGE WIEN-BRIDGE OSCILLATOR
  11. Chapter 5: Multivibrators and Square-Wave Oscillators
    1. TTL OSCILLATOR
    2. SQUARE-WAVE OSCILLATOR
    3. OSCILLATOR/CLOCK GENERATOR
    4. CMOS OSCILLATOR
    5. FREE-RUNNING SQUARE-WAVE OSCILLATOR
    6. PRECISION SQUARER
    7. SQUARE-WAVE OSCILLATOR
    8. 0.5 Hz SQUARE-WAVE OSCILLATOR
    9. SIMPLE TRIANGLE-/SQUARE-WAVE OSCILLATOR
    10. SQUARE-WAVE OSCILLATOR
    11. RC OSCILLATOR
    12. 1-kHz SQUARE-WAVE OSCILLATOR
    13. ADJUSTABLE TTL CLOCK (MAINTAINS 50% DUTY CYCLE)
    14. SQUARE-WAVE OSCILLATOR
    15. DUAL ASTABLE MULTIVIBRATOR
    16. UJT MONOSTABLE
    17. MONOSTABLE MULTIVIBRATOR WITH INPUT LOCK-OUT
    18. TTL MONOSTABLE
    19. MONOSTABLE
    20. ONE-SHOT MULTIVIBRATOR
    21. BISTABLE MULTIVIBRATOR
    22. MONOSTABLE MULTIVIBRATOR
    23. 100-kHz FREE-RUNNING MULTIVIBRATOR
    24. SQUARE-WAVE PULSE EXTRACTOR
    25. NEARLY 50% DUTY-CYCLE MULTIVIBRATOR
    26. HIGH-CURRENT OSCILLATOR
    27. QUADRATURE-OUTPUTS OSCILLATOR
    28. ASTABLE MULTIVIBRATOR
    29. MONOSTABLE CIRCUIT
    30. ASTABLE OSCILLATOR
    31. DIGITALLY CONTROLLED ASTABLE MULTIVIBRATOR
  12. Chapter 6: RF Oscillators
    1. 5-MHz VFO
    2. COLPITTS OSCILLATOR
    3. RF OSCILLATOR
    4. RF GENIE
    5. 400-MHz OSCILLATOR
    6. 1.0-MHz OSCILLATOR
    7. 2-MHz OSCILLATOR
    8. HARTLEY OSCILLATOR
    9. 500-MHz OSCILLATOR
    10. LOW-DISTORTION OSCILLATOR
    11. EMITTER-COUPLED BIG-LOOP OSCILLATOR
    12. WIDE-RANGE OSCILLATOR
  13. Chapter 7: Sirens, Warblers and Wailers
    1. TWO-TONE SIREN
    2. YELPING SIREN
    3. SIREN
    4. TWO-STATE SIREN
    5. 7400 SIREN
    6. TOY SIREN
    7. MULTIFUNCTION SIREN SYSTEM
    8. LINEAR IC SIREN
    9. SUPER SOUND GENERATOR
    10. HEE-HAW SIREN
    11. PROGRAMMABLE-FREQUENCY ADJUSTABLE-RATE SIREN
    12. THE WAILING SIREN
    13. HIGH-POWER SIREN
    14. HEE-HAW TWO-TONE SIREN
    15. SIREN SIMULATES STAR TREK RED ALERT
    16. YELP OSCILLATOR
    17. ELECTRONIC SIREN
    18. 555 BEEP TRANSFORMER
    19. WARBLE-TONE ALARM
    20. WARBLING TONE GENERATOR
    21. WARBLE GENERATOR
    22. WAILING ALARM
    23. SIREN USES TTL GATES
    24. ELECTRONIC SHIP SIREN
    25. VARYING-FREQUENCY WARNING ALARM
    26. STEAM TRAIN WITH WHISTLE
  14. Chapter 8: Voltage-Controlled Oscillators
    1. LINEAR VOLTAGE-CONTROLLED OSCILLATOR
    2. VOLTAGE-CONTROLLED OSCILLATOR (10 Hz To 10 kHz)
    3. VCO
    4. SIMPLE VOLTAGE-CONTROLLED OSCILLATOR
    5. THREE DECADES VCO
    6. PRECISION VOLTAGE-CONTROLLED OSCILLATOR
    7. VOLTAGE-CONTROLLED OSCILLATOR
    8. WAVEFORM GENERATOR/STABLE VCO
    9. VARIABLE-CAPACITANCE DIODE-SPARKED VCO
    10. BALANCED TMOS VCO
    11. TWO-DECADE HIGH-FREQUENCY VCO
    12. VOLTAGE-CONTROLLED OSCILLATOR
    13. VOLTAGE-CONTROLLED OSCILLATOR
    14. LOGARITHMIC SWEEP VCO
    15. SIMPLE VCO
    16. PRECISION VOLTAGE-CONTROLLED OSCILLATOR
  15. Sources
  16. Index