crystal oscillator


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crystal oscillator

[¦krist·əl ′äs·ə‚lād·ər]
(electronics)
An oscillator in which the frequency of the alternating-current output is determined by the mechanical properties of a piezoelectric crystal. Also known as piezoelectric oscillator.

crystal oscillator

An oscillator that uses a quartz crystal to generate a frequency. Such devices generally output a fixed frequency, but some can be controlled by a tuning voltage over a small range. Contrast with VCO.
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The market size for crystal oscillator is included in the report in five geographic splits, namely- North America, Europe, APAC, Japan, and Rest of the World (RoW).
Low power consumption, low heat generation and outstanding startup characteristics Through performing temperature compensation that utilizes the company's unique simulation technology to match the temperature characteristics of the quartz crystal oscillator, the KT5032F has achieved low power consumption, low heat generation and fast startup without the use of a thermostatic oven.
According to the report, one of the major drivers in this market is the increasing demand for crystal oscillators in cell phones, specifically smartphones.
Achieving the world's first low current consumption AT-cut crystal oscillator with an output frequency of 32kHz
00 for the CMOS DSC1121, the DSC11XX MEMS oscillators offer semiconductor reliability, versatility, and short leadtimes with better accuracy and pricing than crystal oscillators.
Year 2010 witnessed the highest growth margin of crystal oscillator industry during the recent decade, and the market size reached US$3.
The new NBXSBA010, NBXDBA012, NBXDBA014, NBXDBA015, NBXDDA016, NBXDBA017, NBXDBA018, NBXSBA020 and NBXSBA021 crystal oscillator modules use a high Q fundamental mode crystal and analog Phase Lock Loop (PLL) multiplier to provide single or dual frequency, ultra low jitter and phase noise LVPECL/CML differential output.
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The brochure features a selection guide incorporating the full line of XpressO crystal oscillators, including HCMOS, LVDS and LVPECL versions for both XO and VCXO product families.
8 /PRNewswire/ -- Vectron International, a leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of Frequency Control, Sensor, and Hybrid Product solutions, today announced the world's smallest oven controlled crystal oscillator (OCXO) for telecom, wireless and data communications applications.
Rubidium atomic standards are accurate to within 1 second in 100,000 years, where the best crystal oscillators are accurate to 1 second in a few thousands years.