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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. FFT Applications for TDS

    The ability to analyze the frequency domain with the Fast Fourier Transform (FFT) has opened up a whole new set of opportunities in digital oscilloscopes. However, the user needs to understand the capabilities and constraints of both the measurement techniques and the instruments that perform them...

  3. 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.

  4. 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...

  5. 2016 Test and Measurement Solutions

    The Test and Measurement catalog has over 100 pages that cover key product information, applications, and quick-reference selection charts on our complete range of Oscilloscopes, Logic Analyzers, Signal Generators, Real-Time Spectrum Analyzers, Digital Multimeters, Power Analyzers, Power Supplies,...

  6. MDO3000 Oscilloscope Upgrade Fact Sheet

    The MDO3000 Series Mixed Domain Oscilloscope lets you add capabilities as your needs change.  This fact sheet gives a quick overview of the upgrades available for the MDO3000.

  7. Measuring Power Supply Switching Loss with an Oscilloscope

    Losses due to dissipation in switching devices such as MOSFET's and IGBT's contribute significantly to the overall losses in switch mode power supplies.  This application note explains how to measure switching loss and conduction loss in power supply switches using an oscilloscope equipped...

  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.