[time-nuts] Time Dilation tinkering
jimlux at earthlink.net
Wed Mar 22 01:05:57 EDT 2017
On 3/21/17 5:25 PM, Bob Camp wrote:
> Ummm … errrr …. it’s a gas cell standard. I’d bet there is a pressure effect.
But the gas cell, the laser, etc. is in a vacuum - that's the "wear out"
mechanism for a CSAC - the getter fills up, the pressure inside the
vacuum package increases, and the heater can't keep it hot.
I'm speculating here... I don't really know enough about the guts of the
CSAC to be sure.
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