Definition of Crystal oscillator

1. Noun. An oscillator that produces electrical oscillations at a frequency determined by the physical characteristics of a piezoelectric quartz crystal.

Exact synonyms: Quartz Oscillator
Generic synonyms: Oscillator

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Literary usage of Crystal oscillator

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1. The Roswell Report: Fact Vs. Fiction in the New Mexico Desert by Richard L. Weaver (1997)
"6) This unit, the AM-1, is crystal controlled, employing a 3Ah miniature tube in a Pierce oscillator circuit as the crystal oscillator. ..."

2. Thin Polymer and Phospholipid Films for Biosensors: Characterisation with by Torbjorn Tjarnhage (1997)
"crystal oscillator =J=PlĀ„ $ Output Figure 10. The circuit used in papers II, IV and V for driving the oscillation of the QCM in liquids. ..."

3. Technical Digest edited by G. W. Day, D. L. Franzen, P. A. Williams (1999)
"The RF phase of the detected light at the output of the multimode fiber is compared to a reference signal derived from the crystal oscillator driving the ..."

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