Quartz Crystals Fit Tight Spots

May 9, 2007
MMD Components (Monitor +ACY- Quartztek) has produced what they claim is the smallest quartz crystal available in production quantities. Measuring only 2 x 2.5 mm, with a 0.57-mm profile, the X series surface-mountable crystals can be used in any ...
MMD Components (Monitor +ACY- Quartztek) has produced what they 
claim is the smallest quartz crystal available in production 
quantities.  Measuring only 2 x 2.5 mm, with a 0.57-mm profile, the 
X series surface-mountable crystals can be used in any application 
where space is limited and a frequency reference is required. They 
are available for frequencies from 16 to 60 MHz with frequency 
tolerance/stability rate as high as +ALE-50 PPM/+ALE-100 PPM. The 
units are fully RoHS compliant and compatible with lead-free reflow 
profiles. They are supplied in a hermetic four-pad ceramic package 
and delivered on tape-and-reel packaging for use with automated 
assembly equipment. 



MMD Components (Monitor +ACY- Quartztek) (www.mmdcomp.com)
About the Author

Jack Browne | Technical Contributor

Jack Browne, Technical Contributor, has worked in technical publishing for over 30 years. He managed the content and production of three technical journals while at the American Institute of Physics, including Medical Physics and the Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology. He has been a Publisher and Editor for Penton Media, started the firm’s Wireless Symposium & Exhibition trade show in 1993, and currently serves as Technical Contributor for that company's Microwaves & RF magazine. Browne, who holds a BS in Mathematics from City College of New York and BA degrees in English and Philosophy from Fordham University, is a member of the IEEE.

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