[time-nuts] How to measure Allan Deviation?
ch at murgatroid.com
Sun Oct 22 14:23:25 EDT 2006
Didier Juges <didier at cox.net> wrote:
> OK, here is my problem. I do not think it is a unique
> problem, based on recent mail :-)
> I have read about the Allan Deviation and I understand
> the principle, even though the nuances between the 3
> basic Allan deviations escape me at the moment, but I
> am sure it will come once I re-read the
> What I do not have is a procedure. What data do I need
> to feed the software and how do I actually collect the
Here are two references that I believe you will find useful:
This one from NIST is especially good for the basics. It walks you
through an Allan deviation calculation from phase measures.
This is an excellent survey, replete with plenty of references to follow
for more detail.
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