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SiTime Corporation - Need timing solutions that operate under the hood?

Automotive & High Temp Oscillators

SiTime's automotive (AEC-Q100) and high-temperature oscillators deliver ±20 ppm frequency stability from -55 °C to 125 °C. They are two times better in stability, 20 times more reliable, and 30 times more resistant to shock and vibration compared to quartz.

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SiTime Corporation - The First Integrated Clock for AI Datacenters

AI has emerged as a mainstream technology, with millions of users almost overnight. This explosive growth has propelled the rapid deployment of AI infrastructure in datacenters and the need for a massive upgrade in high-performance distributed compute and high-bandwidth 400G/800G/1.6TB network equipment.

Precision timing provides the heartbeat for AI infrastructure. It delivers th... (read more)

SiTime Corporation - Overcoming Limitations -Traditional Timing Devices

Overcoming the Limitations of Traditional Timing Devices (read more)

SiTime Corporation - SiTime Integrated Clock Chip for AI Datacenters

SiTime Corporation Chorus™ family of clock generators are new MEMS-based clock-system-on-a-chip (ClkSoC) family, offering 10X higher performance in half the size, compared to standalone oscillators and clocks. Chorus’ new approach includes clock, oscillator and resonator technologies in an integrated chip, simplifying system clock architecture and accelerating design t... (read more)

SiTime Corporation - Complete and Differentiated Clock Portfolio

For datacenter, AI and networking applications to function properly, you’ve got to get the timing right. That can be a challenge as data proliferates and workloads continue to increase. For example, in the datacenter, data travels through switches, active cables and SmartNIC cards to servers and GPUs, feeding ever-increasing compute workloads. These systems must meet stringent timi... (read more)

SiTime Corporation - Free Development Tools For You - Keep On Time

When you’re deep in a project one of the last things you need is to waste time. Figuring out what board to use to reduce design and development time, or trying to calculate jitter with your calculator, will only slow your projects down.

That’s why we’ve curated a repository of development calculators, evaluation boards, and software and models you c... (read more)

SiTime Corporation - Increase productivity with free, easy-to-use tool

A Phase Noise Analysis Tool

SiTime Studio is a free intuitive tool for easy phase noise analysis. Use it to convert phase noise to jitter, apply jitter filters, and export results in PDF files. Supports spurious-noise and aliased phase-noise analyses to provide the most accurate results. (read more)

SiTime Corporation - What Is a Digitally Controlled Oscillator?

Understanding the Role and Impact of Digitally Controlled Oscillators in Modern Electronics

Whether it’s the coordination of international air traffic or operating broadcasting or telecom equipment, if electronic systems don’t meet performance targets and operate precisely and reliably through time, you’ve got a problem. The challenges can extend into inte... (read more)

SiTime Corporation - How to Identify the Source of Phase Jitter

How to Identify the Source of Phase Jitter through Phase Noise Plots

Phase jitter is a crucial factor to consider when assessing the performance of electronic devices. It is the variation in the phase of a signal, which can lead to timing errors and affect overall system integrity. To better understand and minimize phase jitter, engineers often rely on phase noise plots. These plo... (read more)

SiTime Corporation - The top 8 reasons to use an oscillator

The top 8 reasons to use an oscillator instead of a crystal resonator

Every electronic system needs a timing device. And crystal (XTAL) resonators are often the go-to solution. However, oscillators, which pair a resonator with an oscillator IC into one complete integrated timing device, offer several benefits compared to XTALs. These benefits are further extended with MEMS timing... (read more)

SiTime Corporation - Learn fundamentals and advanced topics of timing

Free library of classes

As you’ve realized after working on countless projects, a lack of knowledge and information can lead to issues that can set projects back, wasting time and eating into budgets.
That’s why SiTime has put together a free library of classes designed for working professionals like you. Learn both the fundamentals and advanced topics of... (read more)

SiTime Corporation - Welcome to Timing Essentials

Want to learn about timing to optimize system performance?

Designed for working professionals, classes focus on the practical application of theory and range from the fundamentals to advanced in-depth topics. Our learning hub will enable you to ‘think out of the box’ and explore how timing can impact performance in your next design.

For information on SiT... (read more)

SiTime Corporation - Keep Time, And Your Project, Moving

Even though time only moves forward, it’s very easy for products, companies, and ideas, to get stuck in the past. If your timing partner only offers quartz timing solutions, then you’re familiar with its limitations. Our silicon MEMS timing devices are fully customizable, and can be either factory-programmed, programmed by our distributors, or even programmed in your lab.

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SiTime Corporation - The Evolution of Precision Timing Solutions

In an ever-evolving technological landscape, precision timing plays an increasingly important role in system performance and reliability, especially when it comes to critical infrastructure such as AI computing platforms, 5G base stations, and cloud datacenters. Enter SiTime's Epoch Platform™, a silicon MEMS-based precision timing solution delivering a state-of-the-art advan... (read more)

SiTime Corporation - Novel Timing Tech for PNT, GPS-Denied Environments

GPS remains the principal source of positioning, navigation and timing (PNT) for defense operations, making it a target for adversaries. Trustworthy and precise PNT is vital for radio communications, network synchronization, surveillance, threat detection, countermeasures and manned and unmanned system operations. To help combat threats, new PNT architectures will need ultra-stable clocks. (read more)

SiTime Corporation - PCI Express Timing Solutions in Automotive

Introduction - The growing demand for AD (automated driving) and ADAS (advanced driver assistance system) features in modern vehicles is driving an increase in the number and complexity of automotive electronic systems. These systems feature numerous sensors that generate a large amount of data and require increased computing power. Coprocessors are often used since a single SoC may not... (read more)

SiTime Corporation - Accurate Silicon MEMS Timing Solutions

If your project requires a timing component, you need the most reliable and precise solution on the market. SiTime silicon MEMS timing solutions are more accurate and perform better under environmental stressors than traditional quartz timing solutions, giving you:

  • Up to 50x more reliability than quartz
  • FIT rate: <1
  • MTBF: >1 billion hours

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SiTime Corporation - The Role of Precision Timing in the AI Revolution

#AI's synergy with #PrecisionTiming is foundational for the next wave of technological breakthroughs. Markus Lutz, SiTime's co-founder & CTO, shares in Forbes what companies need to know about the unique engineering and innovation required for precision timing in AI development. Read the article here

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SiTime Corporation - Robust MEMS oscillators - vehicle reliability

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SiTime Corporation - The Growing Complexity of Automotive System Timing

Automotive systems designed and built today are undergoing a new level of complexity never seen before. The car has been transformed from a mechanical system to a data center on wheels, processing vast amounts of data in real-time. This trend is driven largely by the demand for advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS), increased connectivity, feature-rich infotainment systems, and the t... (read more)

SiTime Corporation - Transform Precision Timing with New Epoch Platform

Opening a $2 Billion Market in the Next Decade and Setting a New Bar with Unmatched Performance and Reliability (read more)

SiTime Corporation - Overcome the Limitations of Quartz OCXOs

Epoch OCXOs deliver 2X better holdover, 3X better ADEV and aging, 3X lower power consumption. They are shock and vibration resistant, 25X smaller than comparable quartz OCXOs and are available in any frequency between 10 to 60 MHz with ±1 ppb frequency stability over -40 to 95°C.
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SiTime Corporation - Overcome limitations of traditional quartz OCXOs

MEMS OCXO delivers 2X better holdover in real-world conditions, 3X better ADEV and aging, 3X lower power, 9X smaller size, ±1 ppb stability over -40 to 95°C. (read more)

SiTime Corporation - MEMS Timing Solutions for Industrial Cameras

Industrial #camera systems are based on a CMOS imager, an SoC or FPGA, and various interfaces to transfer images. Each of these functions require a robust timing device. Discover the benefits of #SiTime's MEMS-based #PrecisionTiming solutions, including up to 50x better immunity to EMI than quartz oscillators. (read more)

SiTime Corporation - Boost data networking performance MEMS timing

New Endura Super-TCXO rearchitects precision timing for aerospace and defense, delivering 100x higher reliability

Boosting data networking performance with ruggedized, easy-to-design MEMS timing

Armed forces around the world are facing ever more complex threats and are working vigorously to implement advanced systems that can detect and respond to these threats faster. Data... (read more)

SiTime Corporation - MEMS Oscillators Fundamentals


This class introduces the operating principles, manufacturing process, and key performance benefits of SiTime MEMS resonators and oscillators for timing applications. It also reviews the key differences between SiTime MEMS and legacy quartz-based technology.

Learning Objectives

  • What is a clock, resonator, and oscillator?
  • What is an XO,....
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SiTime Corporation - Common Timing Issues and Solutions


This class explores unexpected events that degrade clock and thus system performance and ways to mitigate them.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify common clock issues experienced by systems
  • Understand how clock edge-rates affect on jitter
  • Minimize power-supply noise impact on clock performance
  • Overcome fast temperature ramp....
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SiTime Corporation - MEMS Clock Generators

Cascade™ MEMS-based clock generators feature 4 independent Frac-N PLLs, 4 inputs, up to 10 outputs, wide frequency range from 8 kHz to 2.1 GHz, and a rich set of programmable features in a small 9 x 9 mm package. By integrating the MEMS resonator, these devices enable designers to create a clock-system-on-a-chip and eliminate all quality and reliability issues associated wit... (read more)

SiTime Corporation - Oscillators - reduce a timing device’s footprint

1 Hz to 462.5 kHz Oscillators

The SiT1534 and SiT1569 are the first µPower oscillators capable of a frequency range between 1 Hz and 462.5 kHz in a 1.2 mm2 footprint. In the chip-scale package (CSP), these products reduce a timing device’s footprint by as much as 85% compared to existing 2.0 x 1.2 mm SMD quartz packages. Unlike XTALs, the SiT1534 oscillator output enab... (read more)

SiTime Corporation - Embedded MEMS Resonators

SiTime TempFlat MEMS™ embedded resonators, with a tiny 0.18 mm2 footprint, are up to 85% smaller than typical quartz crystal resonators. These resonators come in popular MHz and kHz frequencies. They are uniquely intended to be integrated into standard IC packages, SIPs, or modules to simplify design and manufacturing. They offer better reliability, higher performance, and environm... (read more)

SiTime Corporation - MEMS-based jitter cleaners

Cascade™ MEMS-based jitter cleaners feature 4 Frac-N PLLs with an integrated VCO and loop filter, flexible input-to-output frequency translation from 1 input to 10 outputs, wide frequency range from 8 kHz to 2.1 GHz, and a rich set of programmable features in a small 9 x 9 mm package. By integrating the MEMS resonator, these devices enable designers to create a clock-system-on-a-ch

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SiTime Corporation - 4 Megatrends in the Automotive Industry

The automotive industry is currently undergoing a massive transformation, fueled by four major trends that are shaping the future of transportation: electrification, shared automobile models, active safety systems, and driving automation. These trends have a major impact on the way vehicles are being designed. The market for automotive electrical/electronic components and software... (read more)

SiTime Corporation - Learn about timing - optimize system performance?

Welcome to Timing Essentials

Designed for working professionals, classes focus on the practical application of theory and range from the fundamentals to advanced in-depth topics. Our learning hub will enable you to ‘think out of the box’ and explore how timing can impact performance in your next design.

For information on SiTime products, solutions, and tools, v... (read more)

SiTime Corporation - 3 Common Crystal Design Issues

At SiTime, we hear from many customers when they have crystal design issues such as cold startup failures, oscillator circuit problems from mismatched crystals, or failure to pass EMI tests. These problems cause engineering cost overruns during development and can create costly quality issues. Plus delaying the product release date equates to lost revenue. Here we share three situations... (read more)

SiTime Corporation - Timing devices-the heartbeat in critical equipment

Timing devices provide the heartbeat in mission-critical electronic equipment. These devices must reliably operate in the harshest environments.

If timing fails…

  • Receivers lose lock to satellites
  • Navigation systems can receive the wrong coordinates
  • The mission can be compromised

Our Endura™ ruggedized MEMS oscillator... (read more)

SiTime Corporation - MEMS oscillators increase vehicle reliability

Reliable and Resilient in Harsh Automotive Conditions

Robust MEMS oscillators increase vehicle reliability and performance

Cars are becoming supercomputers on wheels. As automobiles continue to adopt sophisticated electronic systems, the need for reliable and robust timing solutions increases. Precision MEMS timing solutions are rapidly becoming the technology of choice bec... (read more)

SiTime Corporation - Resonator - excellent stability & short lead times

Automotive AEC-Q100 Active Resonator Drop-In Replacement for 4-pin SMD XTAL

The XCalibur™ SiT1424 active resonator is a drop-in replacement for automotive AEC-Q100 4-pin SMD quartz crystal resonators. This resonator offers wide temperature operation, up to -55 to +125°C. Compared to traditional crystal resonators, XCalibur resonators have better reliability and better im... (read more)

SiTime Corporation - High-accuracy GNSS systems in industrial equipment

The SiT5155 Super-TCXO is engineered for high-accuracy GNSS systems in precision farming, survey, construction, and other industrial equipment. Based on SiTime’s unique DualMEMS™ and TurboCompensation™ temperature sensing technology, this device delivers exceptional dynamic performance that enables the fastest lock to satellites in the presence of shock, vibration, rapi... (read more)

SiTime Corporation - Clock-system-on-a-chip with integrated MEMS

Low Jitter, 11-output MEMS Network Synchronizer

  • Always-accurate clock synthesis by eliminating crystal capacitive mismatch
  • Always-reliable startup even at cold temperature and other harsh environmental conditions
  • No jitter degradation due to noise coupling onto a crystal interface
  • No activity dips/frequency jumps inherent to quartz
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SiTime Corporation - Multiple clock ICs & oscillators in single device

Low Jitter, 10-output MEMS Clock Generator

The Cascade™ SiT95141 is a single-chip MEMS clock generator optimized for the highest level of clock tree integration. This clock-system-on-a-chip (ClkSoC) consolidates multiple clock ICs and oscillators into a single device. Its low noise quad-PLL architecture and programmable output drivers provide up to 10 differential or... (read more)

SiTime Corporation - Clock Generators

Cascade™ clock generators are engineered to deliver the highest level of clock tree integration, consolidating multiple clock ICs and oscillators into a single device. (read more)

SiTime Corporation - Jitter Cleaners/Network Synchronizers

Cascade jitter cleaners and network synchronizers deliver a clock-system-on-a-chip (read more)