Test & Measurement

Build your own oscilloscope probes for power measurements (part 2)

In this concluding part, learn how to design and construct an n:1 voltage probe and two high-frequency current probes. Read More...

Build your own oscilloscope probes for power measurements (part 1)

When bandwidth and cost are limiting your measurements, consider building your own probes. In Part 1 of 2, learn what it takes to build a 1:1 and n:1 Read More...

Machine learning improves production test

See how machine learning was applied to speed production test and increase yield. Read More...

Too many clip leads? Make your own organizer

Sometimes, all you need is a little engineering and some household materials to solve a problem. Best of all, no software needed. Read More...

The confidence interval: How it relates to serial data links

The next time a young engineer says "I'm 99% sure of the result," ask if he or she has numbers to back up the claim. Read More...

Power driver design handles difficult loads, helps characterize PSUs

Dynamically testing and characterizing power supply subsystems can be tricky. This well-behaved driver circuit will simplify the task. Read More...

Analyze noise with time, frequency, and statistics

Random processes such as noise and jitter are associated with all electronic circuit components. Noise can be characterized using digital Read More...

Guard techniques for high-Z test-point muxes

Large test systems can easily affect the DUT. Use the techniques described here to make your test system almost transparent. Read More...

802.11ax: Not just another higher data rate

IEEE 802.11ax, with its dynamic spectrum allocation and power control, will require new test methods. Read More...

Product Engineering: The bridge between design and manufacturing

Product engineers at Maxim Integrated put first silicon through its paces, verifying specs and functions. They also make sure that test engineering Read More...

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