Skip to main content
U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government

Dot gov

Official websites use .gov
A .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.

Https

Secure .gov websites use HTTPS
A lock ( ) or https:// means you've safely connected to the .gov website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

Handbook of Frequency Stability Analysis

Published

Author(s)

William Riley, David A. Howe

Abstract

This handbook, which can be used as both a tutorial and a reference, describes practical techniques for frequency stability analysis. It covers the definitions of frequency stability, measuring systems and data formats, pre-processing steps, analysis tools and methods, post-processing steps, and reporting suggestions. Examples are included for many of these techniques.
Citation
Special Publication (NIST SP) - 1065
Report Number
1065

Keywords

Allan variance, flicker noise, frequency, noise, phase, stability, Theo, time, total variance, white noise
Created July 1, 2008, Updated January 27, 2020