[time-nuts] Helium and MEMS oscillators don;t mix well

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Thu Nov 1 18:30:51 EDT 2018

In message <CAB+jonDXG_2WDS45CrYJWSTb2+N2SNxaFUdXK413AyvZ=WBRRA at mail.gmail.com>, Wayne Holder writes:

>The curious thing to me is that some iPhones are said not to recover from
>exposure to helium but, as an essentially mechanical device, I can think of
>no reason that the SiT1532 would not recover from exposure to helium after
>the gas had migrated out.

Most likely: Because some piece of MEMS machinery broke of ?

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