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37th Annual Time and Frequency Metrology Seminar


This seminar is a must for planners, managers, scientists, engineers, laboratory technicians, and educators involved in the use of time and frequency systems. It presents techniques related to the analysis and evaluation of oscillators and frequency standards. It is particularly appropriate for those who are or might be responsible for certification of oscillator performance at levels where traceability to national standards is a useful part of this certification.


The Time and Frequency Division of the National Institute of Standards and Technology is offering a course on understanding clocks, oscillators, atomic frequency standards, rf and optical synchronization, optical oscillators, quantum information, optical cooling and heating; making precise frequency, time, phase-noise, and jitter measurements; and establishing measurement accuracy and traceability. This 4-day course is the most comprehensive available.

The 2012 Seminar will include lectures in direct-digital PM noise measurements, how to specify frequency uncertainty, oscillator needs for new radars and surveillance systems, GPS vs. other global navigation satellite systems, photonic (laser-based) oscillators, chip-scale atomic clocks, femtosecond laser dividers, active PM-noise reduction techniques in oscillators, millimeter-wave applications and noise measurements, and ultra-low noise amplifier design techniques.

Additional details are available here.


Start Date: Tuesday, June 5, 2012
End Date: Friday, June 8, 2012
Format: Seminar


Registration is available now!

Fee: $1900

Payment Methods Accepted: Credit Card (VISA, MasterCard, American Express), Government Training Form

Cancellation/ Refund Policy: Any cancellation requests must be received in writing or by email by 5:00 p.m. ET May 6, 2012 to be eligible for a refund of the entire registration fee. Cancellation requests received after May 6, 2012 and before 5:00 p.m. ET May 21, 2012 will be subject to a 25% cancellation fee. After 5:00 p.m. ET May 21, 2012 the attendee shall be liable for 100% of the registration fee. There is a 25% reprocessing fee to change to a different payment method once payment has been received. Email inquiries or call 301-206-2940. Completion of the registration form constitutes an agreement between the attendee and the Federal Business Council, Inc. On-line registration will end at 11:45 pm EST on May 30, 2012.