2020-08-05 - Kenneth Wyatt

Antenna testing kit to accelerate IoT designs

The IoTest Antenna Test Kit includes several test antennas that can be compared for impedance match and overall performance for…

2020-06-19 - Susan Nordyk

Amp demo board teams with audio-grade SMPS

GaN Systems offers an amplifier evaluation kit with a 400-W continuous-output SMPS that enables high-power Class D audio designs

2020-06-18 - Richard Quinnell

A lesson in power integrity

Self-destructing displays lead to a lesson learned: keep an eye on the supply, not just the signal.

2020-06-17 - Bill Schweber

Brute force beats the barrel power-connector barrier

This engineer modified a label maker PCB so he could connect any suitable power adapter.

2020-06-15 - Brian Dipert

Teardown: The router that took down my wireless network

When life gives you a failed router, take the opportunity to tear it apart.

2020-05-15 - Kenneth Wyatt

Review: Tekbox LISN Mate is valuable for evaluating filter circuits

The Tekbox LISN Mate includes circuitry that will split differential mode and common mode signals.

2020-05-14 - Majid Dadafshar

A practical guide to signal integrity in high-speed SerDes applications, part 1

This article covers fundamental concepts and key principles behind signal integrity in high-speed data systems.

2020-05-07 - Krunal Maniar and Ryan Andrews

Mitigate clock intermodulation effects in characterization setups

Mitigate the effects of clock intermodulation and improve the reliability and measurement accuracy of mixed-signal systems.

2020-04-30 - Kenneth Wyatt

Use a low-cost noise source as a replacement for a tracking generator

If your spectrum analyzer lacks a tracking generator, here's a low-cost method for plotting the frequency response of filters, coax…

2020-03-30 - Chang Fei Yee

Influence of transmitted signal drive strength on electromagnetic interference

This article studies the influence of IC output drive strength on electromagnetic interference (EMI) by performing post-layout simulation of signal…