The evolution of time measurement, Part 2: quartz clocks [Recalibration]

  title={The evolution of time measurement, Part 2: quartz clocks [Recalibration]},
  author={Michael A. Lombardi},
  journal={IEEE Instrumentation \& Measurement Magazine},
  • M. Lombardi
  • Published 10 October 2011
  • Physics, Geology
  • IEEE Instrumentation & Measurement Magazine
Quartz clocks are the most common timekeepers of all. Billions of quartz oscillators are manufactured annually for use inside clocks, watches, mobile phones, computers, radios, and televisions. In this article, Part 2 of a five-part series, I discuss the evolution of quartz clocks, beginning with the discovery of piezoelectricity. 

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