[time-nuts] What interrupts aging?

Richard (Rick) Karlquist richard at karlquist.com
Mon Feb 6 07:15:57 EST 2017

On 2/5/2017 4:19 PM, Peter Reilley wrote:
> I am curious: is the quartz in a high quality quartz crystal perfect?
> That is; is the
> crystalline lattice perfect, without flaws or impurities?   I assume
> that the quartz is
> grown in a furnace, can we grow perfect quartz crystals?
> Pete.

Even a perfect crystal has thermal stress as the temperature changes.


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