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Clamp-on meter targets HVAC uses

Fluke Corp. introduces the Fluke 902 FC True-rms HVAC Clamp Meter, a wireless Fluke Connect-enabled meter that improves the productivity of HVAC technicians in the field. With the…

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Feb
3

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Difference between the scanning electron microscope
and scanning tunneling microscope

The scanning electron microscope (SEM) is capable of imaging an object with a resolution of better than one nanometer. To put that in perspective, a meter is to…

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Feb
1

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Simulation software helps develop RF Systems and Circuits

Keysight Technologies, Inc. has announced the latest release of its industry leading, affordable RF simulation and synthesis software, Genesys 2015. Designed for circuit and system designers, the software…

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Feb
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Standalone DC Electronic Loads target DC Power Test Applications

Tektronix, Inc., has introduced the Keithley Series 2380 family of compact, standalone DC Electronic Loads as a compliment to the company’s complete set of power test and measurement…

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The basics of photomultiplier tubes

The obvious superiority of solid-state devices has rendered vacuum tubes obsolete in most applications. But an important exception is the photomultiplier tube. It is an elegant assembly of…

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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…