Oscilloscope KnowledgeBase

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Industry
Author

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

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:
Author: Rohde & Schwarz

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

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

Power supply rejection ratio measurement (PSRR)

Power supply design engineers often face the challenge of measuring the power supply rejection ratio or power supply ripple rejection (PSRR) of their design.

Application: Power
Industry:
Author: Rohde & Schwarz

Probes & Probing

This application note gives an overview of the basic characteristics of each of the major oscilloscope probe types.

Application: Basics, Probing
Industry:
Author: TeledyneLeCroy

Probes Primer (ABCs of Probes)

Probes are vital to oscilloscope measurements and critical to measurement quality. This 48-page ABCs of Probes Primer explains everything you should know about probes.

Application: Basics, Probing
Industry:
Author: Tektronix

Realtime deembedding

Deembedding, often a necessary and complex task, is made easier with an integrated hardware and software solution.

Application: Basics, Probing
Industry:
Author: Rohde & Schwarz

Setting Up an FFT

The Fast Fourier Transform (FFT) converts time domain waveforms, acquired in an oscilloscope, into frequency domain spectra.

Application: Basics, Spectrum Analysis
Industry:
Author: TeledyneLeCroy

Shorten power electronics development using an oscilloscope for EMI debugging

With powerful FFT analysis capabilities oscilloscopes can save time and money in verifying the effectiveness of an EMI filter.

Application: Debugging, EMI/EMC, Power
Industry:
Author: Rohde & Schwarz