[time-nuts] homebrew atomic reference oscillator?

Robert Aurand bob at aurand.com
Mon Apr 18 14:05:58 EDT 2005

----- Original Message -----
From: "Chuck Harris" <cfharris at erols.com>
> If you are a glass blower, or have access to one, and have experience
> in vacuum technology, and are good at microwave circuitry design,
> it is a very doable endevor.
> If you are willing to use some of the recent advances using
> laser based detectors, you can turn the Rb standard into something that
> is of the same quality as a Cs standard.
> Pretty big "If"s, though.
> -Chuck

That's about what I think, too.   Still, it seems to me that the dedicated homebrewer could overcome these hurdles.

Has anyone on the list ever tried?


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