Differential-mode and common-mode currents can cause your product to produce radiated and conducted emissions. These three techniques can help you measure them.
Rohde & Schwarz has developed two additions for its R&S TS8980 family: the R&S TS8980S-4A and the RS TS8980FTA-3A.
Phase noise requires more than one instrument unless you use a phase-noise analyzer.
Tektronix announced an open-source Python instrument driver package for the company’s test instruments. Available at no cost, the package provides you with a native Python user experience for instrument automation. With integration into daily workflows and utilizing it with a preferred Integrated Development Environment (IDE), engineers use features such as auto-complete, precise type hinting, comprehensive […]
NI will now join the long list of T and M companies whose names we’ll see only online, on eBay, and at electronics flea markets. Product names such as LabVIEW should live on.
Extend the frequency of RF test equipment from 6 GHz to 20 GHz. RF systems such as satellite, Wi-Fi, UWB, and radar often need to bring modulated signals up to carrier frequency before transmitting and after receiving. TMYTEK, maker of BBox has introduced its UD Module (UDM) up/down converter, which operates from 6 GHz to […]
In this issue: Extended Power Range GaN-based USB-C adapters and chargers deliver increased performance An innovative, highly integrated combo controller for the joint control of the PFC and the hybrid flyback stage. How to control dc microgrids Microgrids are a great way to power locations where grid connections are unreliable, though it can be […]
I3C improves on I2C through higher speeds and backward compatibility You’ll often want to interconnect two chips on a circuit board, and a standard interface can help you design efficiently. Engineers working at a division of Philips thought so back in 1982, so they developed the Inter-Integrated-Circuit interface, which they dubbed I2C. Of course, things […]
Back from a three-year hiatus, I’m covering test and measurement again. This time, it’s for EE World.
Accuracy, precision, and resolution are key parameters, each with a distinct meaning and implication with respect to system design and confidence. Design, test, and measurement implications Low or moderate accuracy may seem a detriment, but that isn’t necessarily the case. If precision is good enough and there is a way to calibrate the readings, the […]