Accession Number : ADD005413

Title :   Stabilized Delay Line Oscillator.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Glick,Alvin L

Report Date : 25 Jul 1978

Pagination or Media Count : 7

Abstract : This patent describes a device and technique for providing stability to a coherent delay line clock. A voltage controllable delay is combined with the lumped delay line of a coherent delay line clock to enable the control of the period of the clock. The voltage controllable delay is obtained by comparing the clock count during a predetermined time period against a fixed number N to obtain a difference count. The difference count is then integrated to form a bias voltage for control of the additional delay. The delay line period will then be a ratio of the predetermined period to the fixed number N, which number may be digitally modified to provide a source of variable frequency. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Oscillators, Delay lines

Subject Categories : Electrical and Electronic Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE