Aker Technology S2A-LVPECL Oscillator

New S2A LVPECL Oscillator Provides Design Flexibility

Continued Innovation at Aker Technology Brings More Design Flexibility to Frequency Control Market

New S2A LVPECL oscillator available in 2.5 mm x 2.0 mm ceramic packaging with low jitter

Technology Highlights

  • More options of industry standard packaging
  • LVPECL technology ideal for network, data center and high-speed converters
  • Low jitter of only 0.3 ps
  • Fast delivery of samples and production runs

Pembroke Pines, Fla. January 2023 – Aker Technology USA, a global manufacturer of innovative, competitively priced frequency control products, has released a new surface mount crystal oscillator that comes in a 2.5 mm x 2.0 mm ceramic package. The new S2A LVPECL (low voltage positive emitter coupled logic) oscillator provides a low jitter of 0.3 ps, making it an ideal component for a variety of critical communications equipment including network equipment, data centers and high-speed converters.

Because of their high noise immunity, differential transmission techniques, like LVPECL, are less influenced by line attenuation and can be used to transmit higher data rates over longer line lengths. The large voltage swing of LVPECL circuit technology contributes to the S2A’s impressively low jitter performance.

Eric Greenberg, Director of North American Sales for Aker Technology, noted, “Having access to an LVPECL oscillator that can handle high frequencies, while offering low jitter in an industry-standard package configuration enables the industry to develop advanced, high-end communications equipment that will operate reliable and efficiently.  Our innovative, new S2A comes in a range of parameters that will cost-effectively fit the bill for most applications using fast protocols, like Gigabit Ethernet and Fibre Channel.”

The crystal oscillator comes as a compact surface mount device (SMD) measuring 2.5 mm x 2.0 mm x 1.1 mm, with fast delivery available for samples and production runs.  This is critical to expedited product development, as supply chain issues in electronics components is still proving problematic.

Stocked frequencies include 25 MHz, 100 MHz, 125 MHz, 155.52 MHz and 156.25 MHz. Frequency range is 13.50 MHz to 156.25 MHz and frequency stability ranges from ±25 ppm to ±100 ppm, with ±3 ppm aging per year.  The S2A comes in several temperature options as well, including -20°C to 70°C; -40°C to 85°C; and -40°C to 125°C.