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Frequency Measurement

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Author(s)

Michael A. Lombardi

Abstract

An overview of frequency metrology, with emphasis on estimating accuracy and stability, oscillator types, and measurement instrumentation. It describes how to measure frequency and the statistics and terminology that are used to report the results. The original version of this chapter was written in 1997 (published in 1999), and about 90% of the material has been revised for the forthcoming 2nd edition of the "Measurement, Instrumentation, and Sensors Handbook".
Citation
The Measurement, Instrumentation, and Sensors Handbook (2nd edition)
Volume
Ch. 42
Publisher Info
CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL

Keywords

accuracy, frequency, instrumentation, oscillators, stability

Citation

Lombardi, M. (2014), Frequency Measurement, The Measurement, Instrumentation, and Sensors Handbook (2nd edition), CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL (Accessed July 23, 2024)

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Created February 3, 2014, Updated February 19, 2017