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Author Besson, R.J. ♦ Mourey, M.
Source IEEE Xplore Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©1990
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Technology ♦ Engineering & allied operations ♦ Applied physics
Subject Keyword Oscillators ♦ Testing ♦ Ovens ♦ Electric shock ♦ Frequency ♦ Energy consumption ♦ Heating ♦ Thermistors ♦ Thermal sensors ♦ Proportional control
Abstract A BVA quartz resonator which has been developed for use in severe environments is discussed. More than one hundred units have been produced and tested in France and in the US. The resonator is a 10 MHz, 3/sup rd/ overtone SC cut crystal. The unit fits into an ordinary HC 40 can without pinch-off. Typical values are given as R/sub 1/=95 Omega , Q=1.35*10/sup 6/, g maximum sensitivity is less than 10/sup -10//g. turnover point=85 degrees C, and pressure variation sensitivity=5*10/sup -11//bar. The resonator design is briefly discussed and described. Results of various tests and experimental data on this resonator are given and discussed. A type of quartz oscillator which has been developed to take advantage of this resonator for use in severe environments is described. Phase noise and Allan variance for the oscillators is discussed.<<ETX>>
Description Author affiliation: Ecole Nat. Superieure de Mecanique et des Microtechniques, Besancon, France (Besson, R.J.; Mourey, M.)
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research ♦ Reading
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 1990-05-23
Publisher Place USA
Rights Holder Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
Size (in Bytes) 234.11 kB
Page Count 4
Starting Page 593
Ending Page 596


Source: IEEE Xplore Digital Library