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Rowe's and Columns

- June 28, 2012


Which buses control your test instruments?

  • 06.14.2015

Unless you're still living in the dark ages, you probably use some communications bus to control test equipment and collect measurements. Which do you use? There are numerous choices, so tell us which you use in our informal poll.Read More...


The technology of measuring distance and speed

  • 06.12.2015

Canadian company Leddar Tech has developed a technology for measuring the distance and speed of objects using pulsed infrared light. Senior Technical Editor Martin Rowe spoke with Leddar Tech's director of R&D to how the technology works.Read More...

Which software automates your tests?

  • 05.28.2015

A poll on EE Times asks which of several software packages engineers use to automate tests. Tell us which you use.Read More...


My new home office: Update 4

  • 05.25.2015

Water damage, a new monitor, and a new personal laptop make big changes since Update 3 in 2012.Read More...


OIF demonstrates 50 Gbps signals using two modulations

  • 03.30.2015

Two videos from OFC 2015 show how backplanes and capper cables are capable of handling 50 Gbps signals.Read More...

Failed solder joint makes car clock go dark

  • 03.02.2015

When the clock on my Subaru Forester went dark, fixing a poor solder joint brought it back to light.Read More...


Farewell, Leonard Nimoy

  • 03.01.2015

EDN bids farewell to the actor who inspired many to become engineers and scientists.Read More...


Attend IJTAG workshop series for designers and test managers

  • 02.20.2015

Intended for board designers, test managers, and DFx engineers, the free half-day workshops show how to re-use embedded instrument IP, reducing costs in chips and circuit boards. Read More...

Is PAM4 ready for prime time?

  • 02.07.2015

Not everyone believes PAM4 will become the industry standard for data communications at 56 Gbit/s. In this video, two backplane designers explain why.Read More...

Oscilloscope makers demonstrate PAM4 eye diagrams

  • 02.06.2015

At DesignCon 2015, Senior Technical Editor Martin Rowe visited the Keysight, Technologies, Teledyne LeCroy, and Tektronix booths for demonstrations of possible PAM4 eye-diagram measurements. See videos from each visit.Read More...


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