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The heartbeat of an electronic system is the timing component. For the past 50 years, the timing reference in all electronics has been based on a quartz crystal. Components such as crystal resonators and crystal oscillators (also known as quartz oscillators) have been extensively used. Tens of billions of these devices are shipped every year.
"High Frequency Crystal Oscillators"