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

Richard (Rick) Karlquist richard at karlquist.com
Thu Oct 27 23:31:42 EDT 2016

On 10/27/2016 4:50 PM, Bob Camp wrote:
> Hi
> 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.
> Bob

That's interesting.  Every overtone crystal I have played with
would happily oscillate at the fundamental.  How do they
get rid of the fundamental?


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