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How to select power line polarity protection diodes
Design How-To  
6/30/2012   1 comment
Diode rectifiers are ideal solutions for automotive electronic power line protection and have several important parameters for these applications, including: Forward current, repetitive reverse voltage, forward surge current, and fusing rate.
User-interface designers face integration challenges
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6/27/2012   Post a comment
Whether it's a cell phone or a test instrument, a product that does many things can confuse users if not properly designed
Analyze 802.11ac WLAN signals with bandwidths to 160 MHz
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6/27/2012   Post a comment
Rohde & Schwarz FSW-K91ac signal and spectrum analyzer offers T&M equipment required to generate standard compliant WLAN signals in the lab.
Aeroflex adds 802.11ac capability to S-Series line
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6/27/2012   Post a comment
New options support modulation schemes up to 256QAM.
GAO's portable DSOs span 25 MHz to 200 MHz
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6/27/2012   Post a comment
Each scope has two channels, plus an external trigger channel.
How to test carrier aggregation in LTE-Advanced networks
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6/27/2012   Post a comment
Implementing carrier aggregation in a network will mean that operators and infrastructure vendors will require a test mobile equipped with carrier aggregation, ahead of real mobile terminals becoming available.
Software extends hardware-in-the-loop real-time simulation
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6/25/2012   Post a comment
HIL initiative uses the latest generation of symbolic modeling technology to rapidly develop high fidelity, multi-domain models of the planetary rover subsystems.
Cool old microwave test equipment
Blog  
6/18/2012   3 comments
I'm on the ground here at IMS2012 and found a neat historical display. Here are some photos for your amusement.
Boost production reliability with ATE
Design How-To  
6/18/2012   1 comment
Find out how a systems integrator designed and deployed a reliable ATE (automated test equipment) system that's easy to operate and maintain.
PowerMate charts energy usage over time
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6/15/2012   Post a comment
Ix Innovationsí PocketPico P200 PowerMate measures current from 10 nA to 30 mA in a single measurement range and charts system energy usage over time.
TECH TRENDS: Software tools allow auto OEMs to quickly meet changing consumer preferences
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6/14/2012   Post a comment
Automakers have the technology tools to rapidly and accurately incorporate consumer preferences into their vehicles.
Load box verifies AR electrical safety testers
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6/13/2012   Post a comment
The TVB-2 employs resistors of varying types to induce a pass or fail condition.
Agilent updates 3-D EM simulation software
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6/13/2012   Post a comment
Users can save EMPro projects as ADS libraries for use in schematics and layouts.
Remembering Dr. Roger Pollard: A life of innovation, collaboration and leadership
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6/12/2012   Post a comment
Perhaps the best way to think about Roger is he didnít think outside the box. How could he? He never saw a box.
IMS2012 preview
Design How-To  
6/11/2012   1 comment
Next week, the International Microwave Symposium opens in Montreal, Canada (June 17-22), and it promises to be an interesting venue, conference, and exhibition. Here's a run down of some of the things you can see at the show.
Automotive ultrasonic ranging: Increasing gain may not improve detection distance
Design How-To  
6/11/2012   6 comments
Depending on the noise sources, increasing the amplifier gain may not always result in the ability to detect objects farther away.
Product How-To: Disciplining a precision clock to GPS
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6/11/2012   Post a comment
Precision timing is an essential component of modern communications and navigation systems. While the signals from GPS satellites are sufficient for many applications, often these systems require a local precision timing reference.
ZigBee protocol analyzer for tablet PCs
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6/10/2012   Post a comment
Perytons Ltd. has released its Tablet PC analyzer models for sniffing 802.15.4, ZigBee and 6LoWPAN networks. The PeryTAB combines the Perytons Protocol Analyzer suite features with Tablet PC user interface advantages for superior user experience.
How to design a high-performance scope: One teamís approach
Design How-To  
6/7/2012   5 comments
Using synergy, educated risks and best-in-class tools to bring true innovation to your designs
Agilent develops VoLTE test system with BrŁel & Kjaer
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6/6/2012   Post a comment
The test setup works with a wide range of industry-standard codecs.
16-bit USB DAQ module doubles sample rate
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6/6/2012   Post a comment
Each analog-input channel has a dedicated ADC for simultaneous sampling.
Ruetz upgrades test software for MOST150
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6/6/2012   Post a comment
The software can be used for testing and simulating MOST systems of varying complexity.
Untangle automotive infotainment testing
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6/5/2012   Post a comment
Test methodologies from consumer, mobile, and enterprise domains can help with the complex testing and validation requirements of the dynamic infotainment landscape.
Display measurement standard debuts
News & Analysis  
6/5/2012   1 comment
A display measurement standard has been released by the International Committee for Display Metrology and the Society for Information Display and includes procedures to quantify electronic display characteristics and qualities.
UBM Electronics launches redesigned EDN.com
News & Analysis  
6/4/2012   4 comments
The Electronics Design Network Web site has been redesigned to offer designers more tools to do their jobs and improved functionality to increase community engagement among engineers.
Researchers develop easy way to measure power
Research  
6/4/2012   3 comments
Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits have developed a space-saving metering unit that can be clipped onto a power cable like a laundry peg, without even having to disconnect the load.
Making MIMO Work: Test architectures for MIMO RFICs (part 2 of 2)
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6/1/2012   Post a comment
Careful selection of test equipment selection and set up can address the practical constraints of testing RFIC devices in a MIMO topology.
LeCroy board on the hot seat
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6/1/2012   3 comments
Investigations are being launched into the deal to sell LeCroy to Teledyne Technologies.
MEMS-based tennis racquet enhances playing experience
News & Analysis  
6/1/2012   11 comments
Motion sensing and gesture recognition company Movea SA and tennis equipment manufacturer Babolat said they have developed a motion sensing enabled racquet to analyze game play and improve performances.


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