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New 45 GHz Optical Modulation Analyzer for 400G Communications Testing from Tektronix

Tektronix, Inc. has unveiled a new 45 GHz optical modulation analyzer (OMA) capable of supporting the latest 100G and next-gen 400G communications standards. With support for single-carrier or…

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70 GHz Real-Time Oscilloscope from Tektronix

Tektronix, Inc. has released the DPO70000SX 70 GHz ATI Performance Oscilloscope featuring the lowest-noise and highest effective bits of any ultra-high bandwidth real-time oscilloscope available on the market….

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Basics of waveguides

There is something almost comical about a waveguide – the notion that electromagnetic signals or usable power could pass through a hollow pipe and that techniques appropriate to…

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Basics of coax cable

Coaxial cable receives its name because all its parts — outer jacket, grounded return conductor, dielectric layer and inner metallic pin — share a common axis. Many installers…

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Tektronix MDO 3104 Oscilloscope Math Functions, Part 2

A further look at the more complex Math functions, available in the Tektronix MDO 3000 Series instruments. For more videos, visit http://videos.designworldonline.com

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Basics of waveguides

Monday, March 23, 2015

There is something almost comical about a waveguide – the notion that electromagnetic signals or usable power could pass through a hollow pipe and that techniques appropriate to…

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Oliver Heaviside and Maxwell’s equations

Friday, March 6, 2015

Oliver Heaviside’s life, spanning the years 1850 to 1925, began and ended in squalid surroundings. He was never entirely free of the dark melancholy that characterized his private…

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Answer this 5-question quiz, win a measurement handbook

Thursday, March 5, 2015

What’s your test IQ? Answer this five-question quiz and be entered to win one of 20 Low Level Measurement Handbooks graciously donated to us by Keithley Instruments, a…

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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…