[time-nuts] z3801a anomaly
phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Wed Jun 14 02:10:18 EDT 2006
In message <01c901c68f78$10fb4cf0$8601000a at fakie>, "Christopher Hoover" writes:
>as you can see the efc took a huge dive and then corrected itself.
Sometimes quartz crystals do step changes in resonance frequency
as a result of mechanical events in the crystal.
For instance high enerby cosmic rays can cause a dislocation in the
For new crystals pollution left over from manufacturing will also
be a cause.
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