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Top T&M posts on EDAboard

Here are the most popular threads on EDAboard this week pertaining to test and measurement topics: Measuring an RF transceiver: I have a low-noise mixer IF amplifier and…

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Basics of rectification

By David Herres Thomas Edison, in the waning years of the 19th century, attempted to make a case for his preferred dc electrical system. But George Westinghouse and…

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Basics of lasers, part two

By David Herres The heart of the most common type of laser is the optical cavity. It is typically cylindrical and contains the gain medium. The gain medium is…

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Keysight Technologies Wins Elektra 2014 Educational Support Award from European Electronics Industry

Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: KEYS) announced that it has won the Elektra 2014 Educational Support award given by the European Electronics Industry. The educational support award category is…

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Basics of lasers, part one

By David Herres Electrons travel freely through the comparatively vast spaces between atoms or they are confined to orbits around an atom’s nucleus. The orbits do not lie…

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Video: Basics of scope use, part 7

Here we cover use of a plug-in flash drive to save screen shots for use elsewhere.

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Video: Basics of networking scopes, Part 6

In this installment, we discuss how to connect Tek and LeCroy scopes together so a signal generated in one scope can display on the other.

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Tools correlate physical layer, protocol layer data on a single display

We’re now happy to announce additional Measurement and Graphing Features for our CAN FD Solution are available.   Teledyne LeCroy announces the addition of unique measurement and graphing…

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Aries Electronics announces new low-cost, quick-delivery, Correct-A-Chip® IC adapters

Aries Electronics, a US manufacturer of standard, programmed and custom interconnection products, Burn-in and Test IC Sockets AND Adapters used worldwide, announced the introduction of a new line…

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Hexagon Metrology rolls out PC-DMIS 2014.1

Hexagon Metrology launched PC-DMIS 2014.1, a significant update of the world’s most popular measurement software used for the collection, evaluation, management and presentation of manufacturing data. The new…

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Basics of analog modulation

By David Herres When you modulate a signal, you are varying one or more properties of a periodic waveform, called the carrier signal, with another signal, the modulating…

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A brief history of wind power

By David Herres Wind, the motion of air with respect to the earth’s surface, is a potent source of energy that may be harvested. Our ancient ancestors built…

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Selection guide details ATS amplifiers

The new updated Keysight Amplifier Selection Guide is now available for use in building high-performance automated test systems with Keysight amplifiers. Keysight test system amplifiers offer ultra-broadband performance…

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Basics of oscillators

By David Herres A previous article discussed resonant circuits. Now we’ll go on to look at that fundamental workhorse of the modern electronic world, the oscillator. Without it,…

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Poster spells out wireless standards

What: The free Keysight Evolving Wireless Standards poster is designed to provide greater insight into the evolving wireless market, with focus and measurement details on the latest Cellular,…

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Basics of hand-held oscilloscopes

By David Herres Hand-held oscilloscopes are available in a wide range of prices. For a robust instrument such as the Tektronix THS3024, expect to pay about one-third the…

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Basics of resonant circuits

By David Herres A resonant circuit is formed when a capacitor and inductor (coil) are in parallel or in series. The two circuit elements will block or pass a…

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Amplifier modules for data acquisition systems

HBM, Inc., a leading manufacturer of data acquisition systems, analysis and calibration software, strain gauges, transducers and sensors, has introduced three new amplifier modules for its SomatXR Data…

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Basics of solar cells

By David Herres Solar cells, the building blocks of solar arrays, are simple two-wire diodes packaged and configured to produce electrical current when exposed to electromagnetic radiation of…

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150 pages of environmental products from Omega

The New Horizons® in Environmental Monitoring is comprised of over 150 full color pages that feature the latest environmental related products from Omega Engineering. The book is divided…

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Video: Tektronix MDO3104 scope part five

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First test solution for MIPI M-PHY v3.1

Tektronix, Inc., the world’s leading manufacturer of oscilloscopes, today announced the first physical layer transmitter characterization and debug solution for the MIPI M-PHY® v3.1 specification recently approved by…

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Wireless, paperless recorder for SMARTDAC+

Yokogawa Electric Corporation announces the development of the SMARTDAC+® GX20W wireless paperless recorder. This new product supports the ISA100 Wireless™ industrial automation wireless communication standard and is expected…

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Top test & measurement posts on EDAboard this week

Here are some of the most viewed posts on test and measurement topics from our EDAboard.com sister site this week: Measuring capacitance: “I am going to make a…

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Inexpensive spectrum analyzers sport USB architecture

Tektronix, Inc., a leading worldwide provider of test, measurement and monitoring instrumentation, has introduced a new class of affordable spectrum analyzers based on a USB architecture with a…

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