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      Don’t Trust Your Data Sheet Sampling Rate

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      Don’t Trust Your Data Sheet Sampling Rate

      MICHELLE TATE 2021.02.12

      Digital storage oscilloscopes (DSOs) are the primary tools used today by digital designers to perform signal integrity measurements such as setup/hold times, eye margin, and rise/fall times. The two k

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      #Oscilloscopes

      Power Integrity: Quality Defines Performance in Electronics

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      Power Integrity: Quality Defines Performance in Electronics

      Lynnette Reese 2021.02.09

      The functional reliability of a product is directly proportional to the quality of the DC power inside. Stable DC supplies should not cause issues. Unstable DC supplies can cause unreliable performanc

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      Achieving valid self-discharge measurements: How external factors impact results

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      Achieving valid self-discharge measurements: How external factors impact results

      Ed Brorein 2021.01.08

      I was set to present a topic in person at the Novi Battery Conference in September, in Novi, Michigan. Things were looking good up until mid-August, and then the live event was finally cancelled due t

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      Analog Signals: Finding Out What You Don't Know

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      Analog Signals: Finding Out What You Don't Know

      Lynnette Reese 2021.01.08

      Your biggest doubt in declaring a production-ready moment should be that you don’t know what you don’t know. A high-volume production run would be costly to re-work if you find an elusive problem afte

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      The DC Electronic Load Reinvented

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      The DC Electronic Load Reinvented

      Bill Griffith 2020.12.04

      The DC Electronic Load Reinvented In 1989, the Keysight 6060A DC electronic load entered the marketplace as the first modern electronic load. It integrated a "remote interface, isolated digital to ana

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      Enhance the Battery Life of Your Wireless Devices

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      Enhance the Battery Life of Your Wireless Devices

      Choon-Hin Chang 2020.11.26

      Introduction As more portable electronic devices with multiple features hit the market, battery run time becomes critical for product differentiation and customer satisfaction. Consumers frequently ex

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      #Power Supplies #Manufacturing Test

      Stress Testing Your Device with a Function Generator

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      Stress Testing Your Device with a Function Generator

      Choon-Hin Chang 2020.10.08

      Digital components and circuits must be able to withstand a certain amount of noise and jitter in clock and data signals to ensure the reliable operation of your device. If they do not, the result cou

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      #Arbitrary Waveform Generators