Physical Problems Determining the Reliability of the Classical Microwave Frequency Standards

  • G. Busca
  • H. Schweda
  • P. Thomann
  • L. G. Bernier
Conference paper

Abstract

Even if the microwave frequency standards are widely used in our modern life, their reliability has not reached the level which is expected for a “mature” technical product, the type of the market requiring such a standards preventing, up to now, the “purification stage” which is typical of “consumer products”.

Keywords

Microwave Rubidium 

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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin, Heidelberg 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Busca
    • 1
  • H. Schweda
    • 1
  • P. Thomann
    • 2
  • L. G. Bernier
    • 2
  1. 1.Observatoire Cantonal de NeuchâtelNeuchâtelSwitzerland
  2. 2.Oscilloquartz S.A.NeuchâtelSwitzerland

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