[ntp:questions] Windows time question.

John Hasler jhasler at newsguy.com
Sat Apr 23 17:39:29 UTC 2011

Terje writes:
> Depending upon the cut, quartz crystals can be more or less
> temperature-sensitive, so it is in fact possible to get one that will
> wander less when the surrounding temperature changes.

It's possible to cut a crystal so that it has a near-zero temperature
coefficient at a specific temperature[1], but the magnitude of the
coefficient increases both above and below that temperature.

[1] That is where you set your oven, of course.
John Hasler 
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Elmwood, WI USA

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