Oscilloscope KnowledgeBase

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Mechanical Measurements

Mechanical measurements can be easily made with a digitizer, all you need are appropriate transducers and accessories. This application note explains the basic setup and operation of some simple mechanical measurements.

Application: Basics
Industry:
Author: Spectrum Instrumentation
Type: Text

Optical Signal Measurements Using A Real-Time Oscilloscope

If your application includes a repetitive waveform that requires lower noise, jitter and a higher dynamic range, a sampling oscilloscope is a good choice.

Application: Optical, Serial Data
Industry: Communications
Author: Keysight
Type: Text

Optimizing wide-bandgap semiconductor switches to meet EMI compliance

EMI compliance is a major concern for advanced power electronics due to increasing switching speeds.

Application: EMI/EMC, Power
Industry: Semiconductor
Author: Rohde & Schwarz
Type: Text

Oscilloscope History and Milestones

Oscilloscopes have been invented in the 1920s. Up to now this instrument encountered many innovations.

Application: Basics
Industry:
Author: oscopes.info
Type: Text

Oscilloscope Measurement Basics

Introduction of how to make measurements with an oscilloscope and how to calculate unknown values from a screen trace.

Application: Basics, Signal Analysis
Industry:
Author:
Type: Youtube Video

Oscilloscope Primer (XYZs of Oscilloscopes)

This recently updated 60-page XYZs of Oscilloscopes Primer provides a good tutorial for understanding oscilloscope basics and operation.

Application: Basics
Industry:
Author: Tektronix
Type: Text

Oscilloscope with flexible Resolution

A choice which faces a lot of engineers is whether to purchase a high resolution scope for analog applications or a fast scope for digital applications. Pico has the ideal solution for addressing that dilemma; FlexRes!

Application: Signal Analysis
Industry:
Author: Pico Technology
Type: Youtube Video

PCIe Gen6 PAM4 Signaling

Prepare for the next PCI Express inflection point by viewing this discussion of validation requirements for PCI Express Gen6.

Application: Compliance Test, High Speed Digital, Signal Integrity
Industry: Communications
Author: Tektronix
Type: Webinar

Power Measurements

Digitizers, with a suitable number of channels, can be employed to measure single and multi-phase power systems employing suitable voltage and current probes.

Application: Power, Probing
Industry: Power Electronics
Author: Spectrum Instrumentation
Type: Text

Power Measurements & Analysis using Oscilloscopes

Many of today's oscilloscopes offer a range of measurement capabilities specifically designed to characterize switch mode power supplies.

Application: Power
Industry: Power Electronics
Author: Keysight
Type: Youtube Video