Accession Number : ADD011049

Title :   Method of Minimizing the Aging Rate of an Oscillator.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Vig,J R

Report Date : 23 Apr 1984

Pagination or Media Count : 22

Abstract : The aging rate of an oscillator is minimized by applying a high drive current to the resonator early in the oscillators life until the aging rate decreases to a low value and then applying a low drive current to the resonator for the rest of the oscillators life at a constant temperature. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patent applications, *Oscillators, *Life expectancy(Service life), Aging(Materials), Temperature, Value, Constants

Subject Categories : Electrical and Electronic Equipment
      Mfg & Industrial Eng & Control of Product Sys

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE