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Subject: Re: amount of flex in quartz tuning fork resonators

Date: 04/11/00 at 4:24 PM
Posted by: John Dunn - Consultant
E-mail: ambertec@ieee.org
Message Posted:

In Reply to: amount of flex in quartz tuning fork resonators posted by Ray Bowen on 04/06/00 at 7:42 AM:

: Hi:

: I'm looking for information on how much a quartz tuning fork resonator tine might flex. I'm interested in the normal resonant oscillation mode of operation, but non-resonant movement may also be useful information.

: I understand that standard quartz crystals change dimensions on the order of one nanometer while oscillating; are the tuning fork resonators "more flexible"?

: Thanks in advance,
: Ray

Hi, Ray.

Please take a look at:

http://www.google.com/search?q=quartz+tuning+fork+resonators&sa=Google+Search

where these resonators are discussed. I did notice one reference there to a noise floor movement of 0.2 pM.

Good luck.

John Dunn - President
Ambertec, Inc.
ambertec@ieee.org


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