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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 in-house crystal fabrication allows 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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