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Approved & Proposed IEEE Smart Grid Standards

IEC 61588 Ed.2 (2009-02) (IEEE Std 1588™-2008): Precision Clock Synchronization Protocol for Networked Measurement and Control Systems

A protocol to synchronize independent clocks running on separate nodes of a distributed measurement and control system to a high degree of accuracy and precision is specified. The protocol is independent of the networking technology, and the system topology is self-configuring.

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