master oscillator


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master oscillator

[′mas·tər ′äs·ə‚lād·ər]
(electronics)
An oscillator that establishes the carrier frequency of the output of an amplifier or transmitter.
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For more information on Symmetricom's ovenized quartz master oscillators, visit: http://www.
Specifically, the master oscillator (MO) generates an extremely tight spectrum for high-numerical-aperture lenses at low pulse energy.
The XLA 100 light source is the first product in Cymer's XL Series of light sources based on the Master Oscillator Power Amplifier (MOPA) dual-gas-discharge-chamber technology-delivering the highest power and bandwidth capabilities for lithography applications at the 90-nm design node.
The XLA 300 is the fourth generation light source on Cymer's production-proven Master Oscillator Power Amplifier (MOPA) platform, and offers the flexibility needed for designing immersion tools and processes with the confidence found only in Cymer's industry-proven light source architecture.
Zarlink's ZL30462 module meets this need by combining digital and analog PLL (phase-locked loop) technology and a 20-MHz (megahertz) master oscillator into one small timing component.
A major advancement for the industry, the XLR enhances Cymer's flagship dual-chamber Master Oscillator Power Amplifier (MOPA) platform with groundbreaking Recirculating Ring Technology.
Due to higher than originally forecasted initial materials costs for our new XLA 100 light source, the first argon fluoride version of our revolutionary Master Oscillator Power Amplifier (MOPA)-based product line, gross margin for the first quarter is now expected to be in the range of 27 percent to 30 percent, down from our original guidance of 31 percent to 34 percent.
Using a low phase noise master oscillator like the XO5085 provides the purity, low high frequency noise, and clarity to make the measurement, deliver more data, or see the target with confidence.
Tenders are invited for External Cavity Diode Laser (Ecdl) Based Master Oscillator Power Amplifier (Mopa) Laser System (Wavelength @ - 1000- 1040 Nm, Power@ e1/2 1 Watt, Tunable Ecdl As Master Oscillator) With Controller As Per Purchasers Tender Specification To Be Delivered At Vecc, Calcutta- 700 064.
This second-generation ArF light source in the XL Series -- based on Cymer's revolutionary Master Oscillator Power Amplifier (MOPA) dual-gas-discharge-chamber technology -- is targeted at volume production of semiconductor devices for the 65-nm node and beyond.

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