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Impedance

  • PDN Impedance Measurements Using Bode 500 and Picotest PDN Probes

    Download or watch the presentation from Florian Hämmerle of OMICRON Lab at this year’s 13th Power Analysis & Design Symposium. The power delivery network…

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  • How To Video – 2-Port Shunt Through Impedance Calibration with Bode 100 and P2102A

    This video provides a step-by-step tutorial on setting up and calibrating a 2-port shunt through impedance measurement using the Bode 100, Picotest P2102A 2-port…

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  • The Challenge of Measuring a 40 µ?, 2000 Amp PDN With a 2-Port Probe: How Much CMRR is Needed?

    Benjamin Dannan, Northrop Grumman and Steve Sandler, Picotest Published in Signal Integrity Journal A two-part series of posts, firstly determining how much CMRR is needed and…

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  • VRM Modeling and Stability Analysis for the Power Integrity Engineer

    In the world of power electronics, the focus is on the power supply, and the load is modeled as a simple resistor. In the…

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  • Picotest Pocket TDR Fills Important Niche 

    A time domain reflectometer (TDR) is generally a large, expensive benchtop instrument that measures impedance, PCB coupons, dielectric constants, PCB signal traces, interconnects, connectors,…

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  • If You Design Anything with a Power Supply, You Need a Vector Network Analyzer

    When it comes to designing electronic circuits and systems, ensuring stability, quality, and reliable operation is paramount. If your projects involve power supplies, voltage…

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  • J2154A PerfectPulse® Revolutionizing Impedance Testing – Features and Unbeatable Benefits of the New Differential TDR

    Addressing the need for a low-cost single or differential TDR in a portable package, the J2154A PerfectPulse® Differential TDR emerges as a trailblazing solution,…

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  • Picotest’s New P2124A PSRR/PSMR/PSNR Water-Cooled GaN Probe at OFC

    Pavel Zivny, Tektronix, explains the Picotest P2124A Noise Immunity Probe test setup shown in the Tektronix booth at the OFC (Optical Networking and Communication…

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  • Ultra-Ultra-Low Impedance (4 micro-ohm) Measurements

    By Benjamin Dannan Published by Signal Integrity Journal, July 26, 2022 Companies like Intel, Nvidia, AMD, Qualcomm, and Broadcom are putting more cores on a…

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  • How Oscilloscopes Will Evolve Over the Next 5 Years

    by Steve Sandler Published by Signal Integrity Journal, May 5, 2022 I receive many questions about measuring power rail noise: Do I really need…

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  • The Simple Truth about Complex Impedance Probes

    by Steve Sandler Originally presented at the 11th Power Analysis & Design Symposium (Live Virtual Event), March 9, 2022 Picotest Power Integrity continues to…

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  • Determining FPGA Dynamic Load Current

    “A Method for Dynamic Load Current Testing with a Benchtop Power Supply” by Steve Sandler Published by Signal Integrity Journal, February 15, 2022 This…

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