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Cesium clocks

Future-proof timing

Precise network synchronization has become more vital than ever. As more people access real-time voice, video and gaming applications through mobile devices, with the fierce rise of IoT and with 5G technologies just around the corner, meeting increasingly strict timing requirements has become crucial. Highly accurate sync is also needed in fields as diverse as metrology, defense systems and space-related technologies. So, while magnetic cesium atomic clocks have served our industry well for more than 50 years, the latest innovation in cesium atomic clock technology will empower our Oscilloquartz range of cesium clocks to go further than ever before and meet the most stringent upcoming demands of commercial, military and space applications.

What sets our cesium clocks apart?

Addressing precise timing specifications requires the implementation of a primary reference clock that generates signals at all times, together with very high frequency stability. Our cesium clocks achieve this and more. With our technology, network operators can rely on a frequency source that delivers even better than the required levels of accuracy during its whole lifetime. Our cesium units enhance overall network performance and prevent up-stream clock errors from propagating across the entire network. Ideal for ensuring timing accuracy in today’s and future applications, they offer superb performance over a wide temperature range and a unique set of operational features, including greatly enhanced and simple integration into industrial, professional and time and frequency host systems.

Taking the next step

With technology that guarantees phenomenal accuracy, performance levels exceeding ITU-T G.811/Stratum 1 PRC, a long-life 10-year cesium tube all in an extremely compact size, our cesium clocks are at the very top of the class. Communication service providers appreciate standard-compliant SNMP interfaces for seamless end-to-end control from their umbrella management systems. This technology has proven to deliver excellent performance and reliability in many applications including mission-critical use cases. Now it must go further than ever before to meet tomorrow’s even more stringent requirements. With our innovative optical cesium atomic clocks, we’re moving to the next level of stability and lifetime performance.

OSA 3230 Series

Next-generation telecommunication networks, such as radio access networks for mobile communication, demand a new level of timing accuracy. They require phenomenally precise and stable synchronization at all times ...
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OSA 3350 ePRC+ and SePRC

A new era is beginning in the history of time and frequency delivery. The levels of accuracy that have so far been considered sufficient for synchronization infrastructure are no longer enough. Existing timing technologies simply cannot meet the precision ...
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OSA 3300-HP

The better is the enemy of the good. While magnetic cesium technology has served us well in recent decades, game-changing innovation that can meet new accuracy and stability requirements is long overdue. With the industrialization of optical pumping technology ...
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