Precision Determination of Frequency

  title={Precision Determination of Frequency},
  author={J. W. Horton and W. A. Marrison},
  journal={Proceedings of the Institute of Radio Engineers},
The relations between frequency and time are such that it is desirable to refer them to a common standard. Reference standards, both of time and of frequency, are characterized by the requirement that their rates shall be so constant that the total number of variations executed in a time of known duration may be taken as a measure of the rate over shorter intervals of time. Frequency standards have the further requirement that the form of their variations and the order of magnitude of their… Expand
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