[time-nuts] Re. DIY atomic "resonator" 6GHz synthesizer from ADI

Alex Pummer alex at pcscons.com
Tue Apr 11 14:32:59 EDT 2017


the are 6GHc synthesizer chips from ADI available see here 
http://www.analog.com/en/analog-dialogue/articles/design-a-direct-6-ghz-local-oscillator.html

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Alex


On 4/11/2017 8:29 AM, Attila Kinali wrote:
> On Tue, 11 Apr 2017 07:31:01 +0000
> Andre <Andre at Lanoe.net> wrote:
>
>> Has anyone else either built an atomic clock around a bare Rb lamp module "core" or attempted
>>
>> to make a hydrogen maser?
> Building my own Rb vapor cell standard or H-maser is on my list
> of Things-I-have-to-do-before-I-die :-)
>
> If I had to do one of those now, I would go for a Rb vapor cell
> with dual-resonance using an external cavity laser diode for pumping.
>
> The electronics for such a thing are relatively easy, if you are not
> afraid of Jiga-Hurts and using these pesky QFN packages. But it isn't
> cheap either. There was a discussion started by Bert[1] where I ventured
> a rough calculation what I think it wold cost. Though I think I have
> understimated the cost of an ECLD (it's more like 1k-5k from what I have read)
>
>
> 				Attila Kinali
>
> [1] search for "thinking outside the box" in the archives
>



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