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Basics of quartz crystal oscillators

By David Herres Some materials acquire an electrical charge when they are compressed or otherwise dimensionally stressed. They are said to exhibit the piezoelectric effect. If the property…

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Dec
17

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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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Dec
12

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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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Dec
11

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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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Dec
11

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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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Variable Frequency Drives: Viewing the DC Bus

Thursday, September 25, 2014

By David Herres In the field of motion control it’s often necessary to vary the speed of an electric motor and even reverse its direction of rotation. When…

The test center also houses a classroom and lab for training Stark State students in electrical and mechanical engineering as well as alternative energy programs including solar and wind energy, oil and gas, and fuel cells.

Timken and Stark St. College open Technology and Test Center

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

A collaboration between The Timken Co. and Stark State College led to development of the new Technology and Test Center, the first testing facility of its kind to…

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Lion Precision’s Application Note To Improve Shaft Runout Measurement

Thursday, July 11, 2013

To help designers, engineers, and maintenance staff make better shaft runout measurements, Lion Precision has a new application note available on their website. Real-time shaft runout measurement is…

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Digital Design Tips and Tricks with a Mixed Signal Oscilloscope

Wednesday, July 3, 2013

by Faride Akretch, Technical Marketing Manager, Tektronix Use an MSO to efficiently implement digital designs while verifying and debugging signals. As electronic products become faster and more complex,…