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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 February 19, 2017