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Invest Implications: 'Market Trends: MEMS-Based Timing Controllers Still Chase Crystal Oscillator Slots in Advanced Communications Equipment'

Published: 14 February 2014

ID: G00262584

Analyst(s): Tim Mahon


Micro-electromechanical systems-based oscillators are promising to take shares from the $3.5 billion quartz crystal oscillator-based timing control market. MEMS vendors are promoting smaller size and lower power, but stability issues will limit MEMS penetration of high-frequency applications.

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