PHYSICS ELEMENT DESIGN ASPECTS FOR A TACTICAL RUBIDIUM FREQUENCY STANDARD

Bruce Grover and Tae M. Kwon

Abstract: The rubidium frequency Standard to be used in tactical applications must be capable of satisfying frequency stability specifications under severe environmental conditions which include a high ambient temperature. This has resulted in a physics element design of lamp, separated filter and resonance cell which operates above the highest ambient temperature, with a simple oven structure. This design differs from previous rubidium standards primarily in its smaller size and higher operating temperatures. The Litton tactical rubidium frequency standard physics element parameters and their effects on frequency stability are presented in this paper.
Published in: Proceedings of the 15th Annual Precise Time and Time Interval Systems and Applications Meeting
December 6 - 8, 1983
Naval Research Laboratory
Washington, DC
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Cite this article: Grover, Bruce, Kwon, Tae M., "PHYSICS ELEMENT DESIGN ASPECTS FOR A TACTICAL RUBIDIUM FREQUENCY STANDARD," Proceedings of the 15th Annual Precise Time and Time Interval Systems and Applications Meeting, Washington, DC, December 1983, pp. -.
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