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Power Conversion Efficiency Measurement Methods

Efficiency is an assessment of how well time and effort are used to accomplish a specific task. If that task is the conversion of one form of power to another...

Measuring Electron Trapping

Wide band gap materials such as silicon carbide (SiC) and gallium nitride (GaN) have promising material properties in comparison to silicon (Si) for semiconductor applications. These material properties have...

Characterizing Coils in Wireless Charging Systems Using the Keysight E4980A/AL Precision LCR Meters

Continually new functionalities are being added to smart terminals and battery life is becoming one of the biggest headaches for users. The wireless charging technique gained a lot of attention...

Pulse-Processing Electronics for Single-Photon Counting

Single-photon counting is a productive technique for measuring the intensity of light when the signal is weak. By using a fast photomultiplier tube to detect the light and equally fast...

Blood Pressure Meter Design Using Microchip’s Analog Devices and PIC24F Microcontrollers

A Blood Pressure Meter (BPM) is a non-invasive device used to measure blood pressure. This application note demonstrates the implementation of a digital blood pressure meter using Microchip’s MCP6N16 instrumentation...

Frequency Measurement Using Timer 2 on a MicroConverter®

This application note describes the implementation of a single pin measurement of frequencies up to 500 kHz using the Timer 2 counter input pin. The code accompanying this document implements...

Spectral Analysis And Time-Domain Measurements Join Forces To Solve Troubleshooting Problems

Engineers and technicians are under constant pressure to solve design problems quickly, and an oscilloscope is usually part of the solution. These oscilloscope users are always looking for tools that...

Resistance Measurements Using the B2900A Series of SMUs

This application note describes the use of the B2900 series of precision source/measure units for resistance measurements. Making accurate resistance measurements is actually one of the more challenging areas of measurement...

Switch Mode Power Supply Measurements

Keysight Technologies, Inc. 3000T and 4000 X-Series oscilloscopes with the Power Measurements option provide a quick and easy way to analyze the reliability and efficiency of switching power supplies. This...

Developments in Battery Stack Voltage Measurement

The “battery stack problem” has been around for a long time. Its deceptively simple appearance masks a stubbornly resistant problem. Various approaches have been tried, with varying degrees of success...