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Precision Crystals
Technical Resources

Vectron offers extensive capability in the design and manufacture of precision crystal solutions for demanding applications. Our state of the art Cincinnati facility fabricates crystals from raw quartz bars, allowing us to deliver customized solutions. Innovations in process, metrology, and design technology have enabled us to deliver breakthrough performance to our customers.

Products

  • SC/IT−cut (doubly rotated) crystals
  • Sensors & transducer blanks
  • Radiation hardened crystals
  • Directly heated resonators
  • Precision AT−cut crystals
  • Dual−resonator solutions
  • AC & Y−cut temperature sensor crystals
  • Plated blanks
  • Telemetry crystals
  • Channel crystals
Photo of Vectron Precision Crystal products and blanks
Key Benefits

Low Phase Noise
  • Ability to screen crystals 100% for phase noise
  • Optimized design/process for 10MHz 3rd & 100MHz 5th


High Stability
  • Aging rates <0.1ppb/day for high stability OCXOs
  • Low Dip designs for precision TCXOs


Military and Space
  • MIL−PRF−3098 and ESA−3501 equivalents
  • Active or passive pre−aging, full traceability
Low g−sensitivity
  • Patented quad relief mount technology
  • g−sensitivity to <=0.1ppb/g total gamma


Custom Fabrication
  • Machining capability for quartz and other single−crystal
    materials for use in optics, transducer blanks, & fluid sensors


High Temperature Operation
  • Optimized crystal design & process capable to 250°C
  • Ruggedized construction for Down−Hole applications
Precision Crystals

Product PDF Frequency
Range (MHz)
Std Operating
Temperature
Shock Vibration Package Size Package
Mounting
Option
XR-R
(HC35/TO-5)
7 to 225 -55°C to 200°C 100g, 6ms 20g, 10 to 2kHz HC-35/TO-5
0.200" to 0.265" tall
Thru-hole
XR-U
(HC37/TO-8)
2.5 to 140 -55°C to 200°C 100g, 6ms 20g, 10 to 2kHz HC-37/TO-8
0.155" to 0.265" tall
Thru-hole
XR-B
(HC43)
2.2 to 210 -55°C to 200°C 100g, 6ms 20g, 10 to 2kHz HC-43 Cold Weld
0.440" to 0.530" tall
Thru-hole
SMD
XR-A
(HC49)
2.2 to 210 -55°C to 200°C 100g, 6ms 20g, 10 to 2kHz HC-43 Resistance Weld
0.440" to 0.530" tall
Thru-hole
SMD
XR-M
(HC45/HC52)
8 to 210 -55°C to 200°C 100g, 6ms 20g, 10 to 2kHz HC-45 Cold Weld
0.315" to 0.346" tall
Thru-hole
SMD
XR-P
(SM1/SQ580)
4.2 to 30 -55°C to 200°C 100g, 6ms 10g, 10 to 2kHz 8.2mm x 8.2mm x 2.5mm SMD
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• Custom design for different package size, higher operating temperature and higher shock & vibration requirements is available, please consult factory.
   


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