Technical Insights

How to be a 10X Engineer: The Best Worst Career Advice

Technical Insights

How to be a 10X Engineer: The Best Worst Career Advice

Daniel Bogdanoff 2019.07.19

We all want to be a "10x Engineer" but we don't all want to put in the work. Here some ways you could become the 10x engineer at your company while still getting to sleep at night.  What is a 10x Engi

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#Oscilloscopes #Jobs #Industry Trends

Tektronix 4 Series vs Keysight InfiniiVision X-Series Oscilloscopes

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Tektronix 4 Series vs Keysight InfiniiVision X-Series Oscilloscopes

Melissa Garza 2019.07.19

It can be difficult to decipher which oscilloscope you need for your bench. With so many seemingly similar, high-quality oscilloscopes available, a side-by-side datasheet comparison can leave you in t

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Oscilloscope ADC Bits and ENOB

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Oscilloscope ADC Bits and ENOB

Erin East 2019.06.19

Many engineers rely on the number of analog-to-digital converter (ADC) bits in an oscilloscope to determine the overall quality of the instrument. However, you must keep in mind that an oscilloscope i

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#Oscilloscopes

Tektronix 3 Series vs. Keysight 3000T X-Series Oscilloscopes

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Tektronix 3 Series vs. Keysight 3000T X-Series Oscilloscopes

Erin East 2019.06.12

With there being so many high-quality oscilloscopes available today, it’s hard to determine which one is truly the best for your testing. There are important capabilities to consider that can make a w

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#Oscilloscopes

Confronting Measurement Uncertainty in Signal Generation - Part 6: Frequency Response

RF + Microwave

Confronting Measurement Uncertainty in Signal Generation - Part 6: Frequency Response

Eric Hsu 2019.06.05

Previous posts in this measurement uncertainty series addressed Waveform Discontinuity, Interpolation Shoot, Waveform Sampling Issues, I/Q Impairments, and phase noise. I discussed tactics for minimiz

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#Signal Generators #Wireless Device Test #5G

The Arrival of the Next Generation Wide-band Handheld Analyzer

RF + Microwave

The Arrival of the Next Generation Wide-band Handheld Analyzer

Vandana Duff 2019.05.31

Accurate microwave measurements are becoming increasingly necessary in harsh and hard-to-reach environments, in a wide range of conditions: day or night, rain or shine, hot or cold, on ship, in an air

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#FieldFox #Handheld #5G

Confronting Measurement Uncertainty in Signal Generation - Part 5: Phase Noise

RF + Microwave

Confronting Measurement Uncertainty in Signal Generation - Part 5: Phase Noise

Eric Hsu 2019.05.30

Signal generators produce the signals that you need ranging from simple to complex, and from pure to dirty, to test your design. You use signal generators as a local oscillator (LO), a golden transmit

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#Signal Generators #Wireless Device Test