[time-nuts] homebrew atomic reference oscillator?
phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Mon Apr 18 10:19:34 EDT 2005
In message <20050418141756.841F99E841 at ws6-2.us4.outblaze.com>, "Robert Aurand"
>Asking this question just out of curiosity: Is it at all feasible
>to home build an atomic standard? I guess it would be Rb and not
>Cs. What are the difficulties that would be encountered?
Considering that state-of-the-art boffins could do it 50 years ago
and that Rb's can be sold at $1500 today I can't imagine it would
be too hard to do a homebrew unit.
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