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      Lithium-Ion Cell Charging and Discharging During Life Cycle Testing Versus Formation

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      Lithium-Ion Cell Charging and Discharging During Life Cycle Testing Versus Formation

      Ed Brorein 2022.08.30

      Lithium-ion cells get charged and discharged, both during life cycle testing and during formation. However, the goals for life cycle testing versus formation are very different. Correspondingly, the c

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      #Manufacturing Test #Automotive + Energy

      Two Domains Are Better Than One: Oscilloscopes and Signal Analyzers

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      Two Domains Are Better Than One: Oscilloscopes and Signal Analyzers

      Rick Clark 2022.08.04

      The spectrum analyzer has been a staple of the RF engineering community for over sixty years. Its evolution has kept pace with technological innovations such as cellular networks, wireless protocols,

      10 min read

      #Oscilloscope Apps #Signal Analyzers #Spectrum Analyzers #Oscilloscopes #Wireless Device Test

      What is Power Integrity and How Do I Measure It?

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      What is Power Integrity and How Do I Measure It?

      Ben Miller 2022.08.02

      What is power integrity? If you’re a digital developer, or an analog signal chain engineer, you might be wondering why you need to know anything about power. Power is just the rails that you need to c

      10 min read

      #Oscilloscope Apps #Power Supplies #Oscilloscopes

      Work In Progress: Characterizing 224 Gbps Ethernet Interfaces

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      Work In Progress: Characterizing 224 Gbps Ethernet Interfaces

      Kirk Jensen 2022.07.29

      With the transition to remote work environments, and new technologies like virtual reality (VR) and artificial intelligence (AI), internet infrastructure modernization projects are accelerating. This

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      #Ethernet

      Automated Compliance Software Simplifies Device Validation

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      Automated Compliance Software Simplifies Device Validation

      Ben Miller 2022.07.25

      Digital components communicate with different data protocols, each governed by its own standards body. You might test a circuit board with multiple types of data buses at the same time. The standards

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      #Oscilloscope Apps #Software #PCIe 5.0 #Test Automation #Design + Automation

      Overcoming Three Key Challenges to Increasing Data Center Performance

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      Overcoming Three Key Challenges to Increasing Data Center Performance

      Kirk Jensen 2022.07.26

      The insatiable need for more data, along with emerging technologies like artificial intelligence (AI) and virtual reality (VR), is creating new demands on data centers. To support the performance requ

      3 min read

      #PAM4 #Ethernet

      Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) Tips Every Engineer Should Know

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      Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) Tips Every Engineer Should Know

      Daniel Bogdanoff 2022.07.15

      ESD damage happens to test gear. Period. Don't let it happen to you or your precious test equipment! If you want to see these tips in action, here's a video for you as well: Here are 7 tips that will

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