MEMS resonators eliminate temperature compensation
SiTime Corporation introduced TempFlat MEMS resonators that are asserted to natively outperform quartz crystals. This technology promises to eliminate temperature compensation and is said to result in dramatically higher performance, smaller size, lower power and cost. TempFlat MEMS technology is being used in SiTime’s SiT15xx family of kHz oscillators for smartphones. With TempFlat MEMS, which according to SiTime is 30 times better than its prior resonators, the company can get to 5 PPB (parts per billion) oscillator stability for Stratum 3E timing in base stations, small cells and optical networking to service all segments of the electronics industry.
SiTime Corporation, www.sitime.com