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Peak Deviation from Prediction in Atomic Clocks

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Author(s)

Marc A. Weiss, A Masarie, Ron Beard

Abstract

Results from a preliminary study of two GPS clocks tested on the ground show that the distribution of peak deviations from prediction cannot be assumed to be Gaussian. The standards are identical to models on board GPS block IIR satellites. The data were taken at the Naval Research Laboratory in the U.S. during life tests. We propose here two statistics that could be used to characterize peak deviation from prediction, preliminarily named PDIS and PTIE.
Proceedings Title
Proc. 2007 Joint Mtg. IEEE Intl. Freq. Cont. Symp. and EFTF Conf.
Conference Dates
May 29-June 1, 2007
Conference Location
Geneva,

Keywords

Allan deviation, GPS clocks, Hadamard deviation, optimal prediction, peak deviation

Citation

Weiss, M. , Masarie, A. and Beard, R. (2007), Peak Deviation from Prediction in Atomic Clocks, Proc. 2007 Joint Mtg. IEEE Intl. Freq. Cont. Symp. and EFTF Conf., Geneva, , [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=50542 (Accessed June 20, 2024)

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Created May 29, 2007, Updated February 17, 2017