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  1. Oscilloscope Selection Guide

    From basic signal-checking to high-performance analysis, this 10-page selection guide gives an overview of the complete range of Tektronix oscilloscopes.  Comparison tables give high-level specifications and features, and indicate the major differences between each series of oscilloscope....

  2. Anatomy of an Eye Diagram

    This application note discusses different ways that information from an eye diagram can be sliced to gain more insight. It also discusses some basic ways that transmitters, channels, and receivers are tested. Download the PDF to read more:

  3. Tektronix IsoVu Measurement System White Paper

    This white paper describes the optically isolated measurement system architecture trademarked IsoVu™. IsoVu offers complete galvanic isolation and is the industry’s first measurement solution capable of accurately resolving high bandwidth, low voltage differential signals in the presence of large...

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

    The TBS1000B and TBS1000B-EDU Series Oscilloscopes offers built-in Fast Fourier Transform (FFT) spectral analysis. With this new capability, users gain a powerful, integrated tool that provides a new perspective for troubleshooting and verification work. In this application note, learn how FFT...

  5. Fundamentals of Switch-Mode Power Supply Testing Poster

    Power supplies are driving to a level of efficiency never seen before, requiring design engineers to perform numerous specialized power measurements that are time-consuming and complex. With the right oscilloscope and the tips outlined in this poster, learn how to better ensure the reliability,...

  6. Capacitance and Inductance Measurements Using an Oscilloscope and a Function Generator

    If you don't have an LCR meter in your lab, or you want to demonstrate the behavior of capacitors and inductors under sinusoidal stimulus, an oscilloscope and a function generator can help you to do a simple, transparent impedance measurement. You can expect capacitance and inductance values with 3...

  7. Low-cost EMI Pre-compliance Testing Using a Spectrum Analyzer

    Few engineers have unrestricted access to a calibrated EMI receiver and EMC test facility.  Yet, performing cost-effective, basic EMI tests can save both time and money by identifying significant issues before you send your design to an EMI compliance lab. This application note describes how...

  8. PAM4 Signaling in High Speed Serial Technology: Test, Analysis, and Debug

    Learn valuable information on PAM4 technology along with Tektronix’ testing approaches for validating the PAM4 signal properties. This application note describes PAM4 technology for 50-400G applications, provides details of PAM4 signaling, outlines electrical and optical transmitter evaluation,...

  9. Debugging Serial Buses in Embedded System Designs

    Find out how the protocol trigger, decode and search capabilities of the popular MSO and DPO Series oscilloscopes solve serial bus integration and debug challenges of many buses such as I2C, SPI , USB, RS-232/422/485/UART, CAN, LIN, FlexRay, Ethernet, and I2S/LJ/RJ/TDM.