IQD Frequency Products introduces 5V atomic clock

Complementing the rubidium oscillators offered by IQD Frequency Products, the 5.0V IQRB-4 joins the 12V powered IQRB-1, IQRB-2 and IQRB-3 and the recently released 3.3V powered ICPT-1, offered by the company.

The IQRB-4 offers very good short term and long term stability as well as good phase noise, says IQD. It is supplied in a compact package which measures just 50.8 x 50.8 x 25mm.

In addition to the 5.0V supply voltage, the IQRB-4 comes with a standard CMOS signal output. This makes it suitable for most applications, as a CMOS signal is typically required, explains IQD.

The IQRB-4 can be used as a standalone time reference, for example for communication applications or in network structures. Atomic clocks are also an important component of smart and autonomous networks, points out IQD, and in any other design project where exact time and phase synchronisation is required.

IQD Frequency Products is a subsidiary of the Würth Elektronik eiSos Group. It has been active in the frequency products market for over 45 years and in recent years developed its expertise to specialise in the field of atomic clocks. The company has invested in its design and technical measurement capabilities at its head office in the UK, which also acts as the centre of excellence for frequency products within the Wurth Elektronik eiSos Group.

IQD has active customers in over 80 countries and claims to offer one of the most comprehensive frequency product ranges available, from low cost commercial grade products to those used in high reliability industrial and automotive applications including quartz crystals, clock oscillators, AEC-Q200 crystals and oscillators, VCXOs, TCXOs, OCVCSOs & OCXOs, GPS disciplined OCXOs and rubidium oscillators.

Würth Elektronik eiSos Group is a manufacturer of electronic and electromechanical components for the electronics industry. It is one of the largest European manufacturers of passive components and is active in 50 countries. Production sites in Europe, Asia and North America supply a growing number of customers worldwide.

The product range includes EMC components, inductors, transformers, RF components, varistors, capacitors, resistors, quartz crystals, oscillators, power modules, wireless power transfer, LEDs, sensors, connectors, power supply elements, switches, push-buttons, connection technology, fuse holders and solutions for wireless data transmission.

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