2.11 quartz crystal – properties and applications
Crystal Technology in Radio Communications
Welcome to our enlightening chapter on Crystal Technology in Radio Communications. This chapter delves into the intricate world of crystals and their pivotal role in modern radio communication systems. We will explore various types of crystal-based components, such as crystal lattice filters, oscillators, and their applications in radio technology. Key topics include the functionality of crystal lattice filters, the piezoelectric effect, and the unique properties of crystals in oscillator circuits. By understanding these elements, you will gain insights into how crystals contribute to frequency stability, signal filtering, and the overall efficiency of radio communication devices. This chapter is crucial for anyone interested in the technical aspects of radio communications and the application of crystal technology in electronic circuits.