crystal blank

crystal blank

[′krist·əl ‚blaŋk]
(electronics)
The result of the final cutting operation on a piezoelectric or semiconductor crystal.
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The collection consists of crystal blank stems retailing for $6 each.
By making full use of the company's small crystal blank processing technology and IC assembly technology which have been cultivated through development of products for mobile phones and PCs, Kyocera Crystal Device has succeeded in commercializing a 2520-size product with a 40% reduced mounting area compared to the 3225-size product which has conventionally been used for AT-cut crystal oscillators with 32kHz.
He has successfully taken the lead on a number of Frequency Control Group projects, most recently the establishment of our crystal blank joint venture in Venezuela.
Customers can now purchase PhotoBrasive Systems products, including photo resist films, glass and crystal blanks, and sandcarving equipment, on-line.
Coleman is also responsible for OFCG's joint venture activities manufacturing crystal blanks in Charallave, Venezuela.
NYSE: OAK) and the SURAL Group announced today that they have expanded their McCoy International joint venture which manufactures quartz crystal blanks used in applications such as pagers and cellular telephones.
We are very pleased with the progress made by the joint venture and are increasing our investment in the business to capitalize on the strong market for crystal blanks, particularly within the telecommunications industry.
Its products include crystal devices such as crystal units, crystal oscillators, crystal filters, ultrasonic transducers, synthetic quartz and crystal blanks.
The initial focus of the venture will be to market and sell quartz crystal blanks manufactured by Alfa Quartz and used in the production of finished crystals and crystal-based devices such as oscillators and filters.
Alfa Quartz's low-cost, state-of-the-art manufacturing operations -- coupled with McCoy's leadership position in the production and sale of precision frequency control devices -- provides a strong combination to service the worldwide market for crystal blanks.