crystal oscillator


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Noun1.crystal oscillator - an oscillator that produces electrical oscillations at a frequency determined by the physical characteristics of a piezoelectric quartz crystal
oscillator - generator that produces sonic oscillations or alternating current
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** Laboratory measurements demonstrated the crystal oscillator has much better phase noise than the other two Si-MEMS oscillators.
Unlike the exiting solutions, which use the BST capacitor in LC oscillators, this article addresses the usage of a BST capacitor in a quartz crystal oscillator, along with a low power crystal driver, enabling the usage in applications requiring an enhanced frequency stability under variating temperature conditions.
Until the last decade, quartz crystal oscillators were the de facto standard frequency references, and billions of quartz crystal timing products were used each year in a wide range of applications including military, industrial, consumer, and automotive [3].
This AuSn alloy lid is a component to manufacture the so-called 1210-size crystal oscillators with a mounting area of 1.2 mm x 1.0 mm.
SSB phase noise, amplitude noise, AM noise measurement, additive or residual noise characterization, and baseband noise measurements up to 6GHz can easily be made for sources such as crystal oscillators, PLL synthesizers, clocks, phase-locked VCOs, DROs, and many others.
About one month later, Statek Corp., the manufacturer of the crystal oscillator, received a request from Nervicon to make a product using specifications that were identical to St.
Since each card has its own crystal oscillator, the wander generated by the DPLL will be uncorrelated.
Some of the advantages of this unit include: a slightly more accurate reading than mechanically loaded spring penetrators; calculation by a crystal oscillator sensing element; battery powered operation; a digital readout; and it is free of indicating hands that can be damaged or bent.
The new 5 mm x7 mm Stratum Ill compatible temperature-compensated crystal oscillator offers a frequency stability over temperature of [+ or -].28 ppm from -40[degrees]C to +85[degrees]C and an overall frequency stability of [+ or -]4.6 ppm, including 20 years aging.
The unit also provides a voltage-controlled/temperature-compensated crystal oscillator, and when not tracking satellites, it reverts to the flywheel or holdover mode and specs a stability of 1 ms/hr.
today launched the NX8045GB, a compact AT-cut crystal oscillator in its NX8045 Series.
He describes the operation of the phase detector, loop filter, VCO and crystal oscillator, and frequency divider.