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Atomic Clocks and Oscillators

Safran is a world leader in rubidium atomic clocks and oscillators, quartz crystal (OCXO), maser, integrated GPS/GNSS, and related testing instrument technologies that rely on accurate atomic time and the rubidium standard. Whether you need short or long term stability, our decades of experience designing and manufacturing products is trusted by companies ranging from global enterprises to space initiatives.

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mRO-50 Ruggedized Rubidium Atomic Clock

The mRO-50 Ruggedized is a breakthrough rb clock with microwave optical double resonance (MODR) low SWaP-C Miniaturized Rubidium Oscillator designed to meet the latest commercial, military and aerospace requirements where time stability and power consumption are critical. It provides a one day holdover below 1µs and a retrace below 1E-10 in a form factor (50.8 x 50.8 x 20mm) that takes up only 51 cc of volume (about one-third of the volume compared to standard rubidiums) and consumes only 0.36W of power, which is about ten times less than existing solutions with similar capabilities.

The mRO-50 Ruggedized Rubidium Oscillator provides accurate frequency and precise atomic time synchronization to mobile applications, such as military radio-pack systems in GNSS-degraded or denied environments.

Its wide-ranging operating temperature of -40° to +80°C is also ideal for:

  • Underwater Applications
  • Military Communications
  • Radars
  • Low Earth Orbit
  • Electronic Warfare
  • Airbornes & Avionics
  • UAV/UGV/USV/UUV

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