[time-nuts] Difference in manufacturing for fundamental tone, 3rd, and 5th overtone crystals

Bob Camp kb8tq at n1k.org
Thu Oct 27 19:50:46 EDT 2016


Crystals are highly optimized for the specific overtone they are
intended to operate on. In fact, you can fiddle them to the point
that they no longer have a “fundamental” response.


> On Oct 27, 2016, at 6:42 PM, Attila Kinali <attila at kinali.ch> wrote:
> Moin,
> I have stumbled over another question I am unable to answer using the
> tools I have available: Is there any fundamental difference in manufacturing
> fundamental and overtone chrystals. Or to be more precise: is there an
> optimization process during manufacturing that makes a crystal more suited
> for one of the harmonics than for the others or all crystals similarly
> well suited to be used as an fundamental crystal as they are for the 3rd
> or 5th overtone?
> 			Attila Kinali
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