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Helpful Documents From Pletronics

  • 3rd OT vs SAW Oscillator Performance - Comparison of a 3rd Overtone oscillator design and a SAW (Surface Acoustic Wave) resonator design.
    The differences in phase noise and temperature characteristics of these two technologies used to obtain high frequency references are covered.
  • Deca-BDE - Statement concerning the EU RoHS Directive 2002/95/EC and Deca-BDE.
  • Determining Peak to Peak Frequency Jitter - Given RMS Jitter, how is Peak to Peak Jitter determined.
  • Phase Noise Comparison - Pletronics fundamental and 3rd overtone crystal oscillators outperform PLL-based and MEMS oscillators.
  • Phase Noise under Vibration -- Theory and Test Results - Theoretical background and experimental results. By Mr. Bernd Neubig, AXTAL, GmbH & Co. KG
  • Pletronics Catalog - This obsolete Pletronics catalog of devices is being provided to help in obtaining details of older and obsolete devices. The device specifications and information is not current.
    Last printed in late 2004.
  • Quartz Resonator & Oscillator Tutorial - A tutorial about many of the devices and terms used in the Frequency Control Industry.
    Written by Dr. John Vig, US Army Communications-Electronics Research, Development & Engineering Center, Fort Monmouth, NJ, USA,

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