Test and Measurement

Anritsu and Tektronix introduce PCI Express 5.0 Test System

Anritsu and Tektronix have announced the new automated PCI Express 5.0 (PCIe Gen5) test solution combining Anritsu’s Signal Quality Analyzer-R MP1900A BERT series with Tektronix’s DPO70000SX series 70 GHz Real-time Oscilloscope and automation software. The all-in-one solution supports tests of PCIe 5.0 electrical characteristics, physical-layer protocol analysis, and transmitter/receiver and …

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Electro Rent unveils its MyER Portal

Electro Rent, a provider of test and technology solutions and services, has launched the MyER Portal digital platform to enable customers to manage contracts and have better visibility of their asset base. This helps them improve their testing operations and ensure teams always have access to the equipment and information …

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Analog Devices, University of Limerick and Stripe collaborate to leverage software technology for the transformation of engineering education

Analog Devices has collaborated with the University of Limerick (UL) and other prominent companies, including economic infrastructure technology leader Stripe, to launch a world-leading computer science programme called Immersive Software Engineering (ISE). Given increased demand for developer talent globally and rapid growth of the internet economy, ISE is designed to …

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Spectrum helps researchers to improve the Atomic Force Microscope

The Atomic Force Microscope (AFM) is an important tool in materials science and used for mechanical scanning of surfaces. The forces acting between the atoms of the surface and the tip of a nanoscopic needle are measured and calculated giving resolutions in the order of fractions of a nanometer. Now, …

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Analog Devices’ battery management system ICs and Automotive Audio Bus power Volvo’s all electric XC40 SUV

Analog Devices (ADI) and Volvo Cars have announced that Volvo Cars’ first pure electric SUV—the Volvo XC40 Recharge—will feature ADI’s integrated circuits (ICs) that support the battery management system (BMS) and Automotive Audio Bus (A2B).  By saving vehicle weight and maximising range, these advanced technologies deliver an attractive total cost …

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J.A. Woollam has teamed up with Linkam to bring precise temperature control to its ellipsometry instruments

Thin films can be used to modify the optical characteristics of a surface, its electrical conductivity, its hardness or lubricity, its corrosion resistance, and its chemical inertness. It is important to understand how these properties are affected by temperature. Some materials even go through a phase transition at specific temperatures …

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FMI and Vaisala’s scientific measurement instruments onboard Mars rover are ready for action

NASA’s Perseverance rover, launched in July 2020, landed on Mars yesterday. The Perseverance is carrying several scientific instruments on board, including Finnish-made humidity and pressure instrumentation. The Finnish Meteorological Institute (FMI) has provided Perseverance with measurement instrumentation. Equipped with Vaisala’s sensors, FMI’s instrumentation will be used to provide accurate and …

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Emitech Group on the road to test the vehicles of today and tomorrow

The Emitech Group has just acquired Vitesco Technologies’ technical centre in Osny. This new test centre reinforces the Emitech Group’s testing capabilities, in particular for the validation of all vehicle technologies and more specifically its powertrain. With its development experts, its three engine test benches, its climate chamber and its …

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Pickering Interfaces launches industry’s highest bandwidth general purpose PXI matrix

Pickering Interfaces has launched the industry’s highest bandwidth general purpose PXI matrix. Available in 16×8, 2-pole, or high-density 32×8, 2-pole switching configurations, the matrix modules offer bandwidths ranging from 35MHz to 70MHz depending upon path selected and a VSWR <1.5:1 to 85MHz. The modules are in two-slot PXI (model 40-588) …

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Metrology partnership brings vision to CMM market

Vision Engineering has announced that it is partnering with metrology innovator Aberlink, to add the first contact-only measurement system, DELTRON, to its range of metrology systems. Designed for robustness, reliability, affordability and ease of use, Deltron is a shop floor hardened non-Cartesian CMM with an innovative delta robotic mechanism, known …

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