- Reference oscillator for navigation and communication equipment
- Frequency Standard for measurement equipment
- Frequency accuracy not more than 1.10–9 per year
- 10 MHz output signal frequency
- Wide operating temperature range from –40 to +55 °C
The small size Rb Frequency Standard provides VCXO output frequency stabilization to the high stability atomic transition line in 87Rb alkali metal isotope vapours.
The Instrument is based on the unique electrovacuum technology connected with physical and chemical processes of gaseous medium and alkali metal isotope interaction with an electromagnetic field.
The Standard metrological characteristics are superior to the best Crystal Oscillator characteristics.
The Standard high metrological characteristics define its wide application range:
- Radionavigation systems;
- Ground and satellite communication systems;
- Chronometry systems.
Environmental resistance, small size, weight and low power consumption allow this Standard to be used in different mobile systems and complexes.
The Standard specifications are given in the Table.
|Output signal frequency, MHz||10||10|
|Output signal voltage at 50 Ohm, V||1.0±0.2||1.0±0.2|
|Systematic frequency drift per month||±1.10–11||±4.10–11|
|rms relative two-sample frequency deviation:|
|Relative frequency reproduction accuracy between|
|Relative frequency deviation in the operating temperature range from -60 °С to +55 °С||2.10–10||2.10–10|
|SSB phase noise power spectral density at offset from, dB/Hz|
|Relative frequency variation at supply voltage change|
from 22 to 30 V
|Output signal frequency tuning by external dc voltage|
from 0 to +5 V, not less than
|Warm-up time to 1.10–9 frequency deviation at ambient|
temperature 25 °С, min
|Power, V dc||22-30|
|Power consumption at 25 °С, W:|
|in warm-up mode, not more than||70|
|in operating mode, not more than||16|