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    RF and Vector Signal Analysis for Oscilloscopes
    Scalable Performance Oscilloscopes
    DPO70000SX provides ultra-high bandwidth real time signal acquisition and analysis up to 70 GHz analog bandwidth. The patented Asynchronous Time Interleaving (ATI) architecture provides the lowest noise and highest fidelity for real time signal …
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    PCI Express Gen5 Automated Multi-Lane Testing
    Comprehensive characterization of high-speed links such as PCI Express® require performing measurements of the Transmitter (Tx) and Receiver (Rx) across multiple differential lanes for the link under test. This presents challenges for a fully …
    Our flyer describes the components of a Tektronix-based solution for Thunderbolt 3/4 generation 2/3 transmitter or receiver compliance testing.
    Reference Guide
    PCIe Gen 5 Tx Tech Brief
    Get an overview of PCI Express 5.0, testing, the challenges associated with that, and learn about the Tektronix PCIe 5.0 Transmitter Test Solution.
    Technical Brief
    Advanced Radar Analysis: Tools for Measuring Modern Radar Application Note
    With today's rapid advances in radar technology, developing and manufacturing highly specialized and innovative electronic products to detect radar signals takes leading-edge technology and tools. Tektronix innovative test equipment reduces testing …
    Application Note
    Working Remotely with Tektronix Oscilloscopes Running the Windows Operating System
    Most modern Tektronix oscilloscopes support one or more ways of working remotely. These methods include simple file-sharing and offline analysis, control using PC software, custom programming in Python or other languages, and Windows Remote Desktop …
    Technical Brief
    Oscilloscope Selection Guide
    From basic signal-checking to high-performance analysis, this selection guide gives an overview of the complete range of oscilloscopes from Tektronix. Comparison tables give high-level specifications and features, and indicate the major differences …
    Selection Guide
    External Attenuators vs. Internal Attenuators in Ultra-High Performance Oscilloscopes
    As performance oscilloscope’s bandwidth increases, more consideration must be given to the effects of the instrument’s attenuator network on signal fidelity. With bandwidth’s reaching beyond 50GHz, everything in the measured signal’s path is critical …
    Coherent Optical Measurements Reference Poster
    Identifying the cause of coherent optical transmitter and receiver impairments can be challenging.  Quickly and easily identify them with this reference poster.          
    Using FastFrame™ Segmented Memory
    This application note explains how to use FastFrame(TM) Segmented Memory feature to capture signal bursts or data packets without using memory to capture unimportant dead time.  This application note applies to the following series of …
    Application Note
    Comparison of New versus Legacy Ethernet Compliance Test Automation
    New test automation software is available for Ethernet 1000BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, and 10BASE-T compliance testing.  The new "CMENET3" solution is based on the TekExpress framework and provides significant test time and workflow improvements over the …
    Fact Sheet
    USB 3.1 What you need to know - Reference Guide
    Quickly and easily reference important USB specifications without having to comb through hundreds of pages. This guide includes important Electrical Test Parameters, reference pictures for Compliance Patterns, Loopback sequences for both Gen 1 and …
    Application Note
    Techniques for Extending Real-Time Oscilloscope Bandwidth
    Discover how the Asynchronous Time Interleaving (ATI) technology works to provide the lowest noise, highest fidelity, and maximum performance for our ultra-high bandwidth oscilloscopes.          
    Keys for Successful Coherent Acquisition
    As demand for data increases, network operators continue to search for methods to increase data throughput of existing optical networks. To achieve 100Gb/s, 400Gb/s, 1Tb/s and beyond, complex modulation formats have become prevalent. These modulation …
    Technical Brief
    PAM4 Signaling in High Speed Serial Technology: Test, Analysis, and Debug
    Learn valuable information on testing PAM4 technology and approaches for validating PAM4 signals.  This application note describes: PAM4 technology for 50-400G applications Provides details of PAM4 signaling Outlines important aspects of …
    Application Note
    Solutions for RADAR and Electronic Warfare
    Tektronix offers a wide range of hardware and software built to help you design and test mission-critical RF systems, such as military comms, radar and electronic warfare—from algorithm prototyping to testing to ongoing maintenance. Our products are …
    Boosting Performance Oscilloscope Versatility, Scalability Whitepaper
    Rising data communication rates are driving the need for very high-bandwidth real-time oscilloscopes in the range of 60-70 GHz. These instruments are essential for validating and debugging new designs in coherent optical modulation analysis, high …
    Understanding Radar Signals Using Real-Time Spectrum Analyzers
    The transient nature of radar pulses combined with modern pulse compression schemes often demand carefully designed test setups. This Primer will cover measurements methods, choosing your measurement parameters, how to find the pulse, estimating the …
    67 GHz Optical Coherent Receiver Test System
    The Tektronix 67 GHz Optical Receiver Test System enables engineers to perform comprehensive characterization of dual polarization intradyne coherent receiver components.  Download this 4 page brochure to learn more.
    DisplayPort PHY 1.4 Sink Calibration and Test Guide MOI
    DisplayPort PHY 1.4 Sink Calibration and Test User Guide and MOI using the Tektronix BSX/BSA BERTScope and DPO/MSO70000 Real-Time Oscilloscope 
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    2020 Tektronix and Keithley Product Catalog
    We have the right products to ensure your success. Browse our new Tektronix and Keithley Product Catalog and explore our complete line of test and measurement solutions. You’ll find over 130 pages of key product details and specifications …
    Selection Guide
    100G/400G Datacom Transmitter Measurements: Determining Proper Measurement Tools for 100G/400G Datacom Testing
    This application note walks through a number of common misconceptions and key considerations to help you select the proper scope technology (RTO vs. ETO) for your needs.
    Application Note
    Optical Bandwidth Requirements for NRZ and PAM4 Signaling
    Until recently, both optical and electrical bandwidths produced similar results but this is no longer the case with the recent IEEE spec change. This paper clarifies these terms, mathematically shows how they are related, and provides the basis to …
    Analyzing 26 to 53 GBd PAM4 Optical and Electrical Signals
    The need to deliver data rates in excess of 50 Gb/s has created great interest in bringing next generation PAM4 components and systems to market. This paper presents techniques for analyzing 28 GBaud and 53 GBaud optical and electrical PAM4 signals …
    Application Note
    10 Things to Know about PCI Express
    Understand the important aspects of this continually changing standard with an overview of what’s new in PCIe Gen4, key considerations in setting up a comprehensive debug process, including loopback initiation and protocol handshaking, along with …
    Reference Guide
    Overcoming SNDR Measurement Challenges in 100G, 400G Datacom Testing
    With important changes occurring in transmitter characterization and measurement methods for 100G and 400G standards (both IEEE and OIF-CEI) it is vital to learn more about SNDR and its advantages, key instrument considerations to account for, and …
    Technical Article
  • PCI Express I/O bandwidth has doubled every 3 years on average thereby leading to an increased demand for this full duplex high speed bus architecture. As the industry begins deploying the 5.0 …
    Duration: 50:45
    Prepare for the next PCI Express inflection point by viewing this discussion of validation requirements for PCI Express Gen6.  We review newly introduced transmitter measurements including SNDR …
    Duration: 61:49
    While they promise to provide datacenters with large amounts of data at faster speeds and lower power consumption, DDR5 memory devices have unique test challenges.  Learn about characterization …
    Duration: 17:55
    See how the 4, 5, and 6B Series of MSO oscilloscopes provide a platform for multichannel test and measurement of MIMO systems through extension of MATLAB® algorithms for analysis of channel …
    Duration: 24:54
    Learn about the domain/zonal controllers and discuss what changes it will bring for in-vehicle network architectures, highlighting some of the testing challenges measurement requirements. 
    Duration: 57:08
    Learn about the current challenges in testing optical transceivers in a high volume manufacturing setting, and see a demonstration of a transceiver test system for PAM4 characterization using the …
    Duration: 34:04
    Watch as we discuss PAM4 optical transceivers, both 100G and 400G, including the latest on standards, testing, and characterization. We cover high throughput NRZ measurement and margin and compare …
    Duration: 1:00:07
    Watch as David Bouse explains the evolution of PCI Express from Gen5 to Gen6. Then hear from Pavel Zivny as he and David discuss PAM4 signaling in PCIe and how it compares with PAM4 as applied in …
    Duration: 1:00:00
    View our webinar, Choosing the Best Test Setup for Thunderbolt™️ Compliance Testing, and learn which test setup is best suited for your Thunderbolt 3 and Thunderbolt 4 design.
    Duration: 49:59
    Autonomous driving and connected vehicle are driving higher speed in-vehicle networks. This webinar offers insights into the new measurement requirements for the latest automotive multigigabit …
    Duration: 55:37
    A demonstration of TekExpress Automotive Ethernet, an automated application, for Automotive Multigigabit Ethernet (IEEE802.3ch) Compliance Testing.
    Duration: 6:56
    Watch to view an introduction to TeKExpress Thunderbolt, our automation solution for Thunderbolt transmitter testing for Thunderbolt 3 and Thunderbolt 4.
    Duration: 05:53
    View our USB4 Compliance and Characterization Test webinar to learn how you can address the measurement challenges associated with the new USB4 standard.
    Duration: 22m 14s
    This webinar presents an overview of reference clock jitter requirements as they have evolved and offers techniques for making these low femtosecond measurements using a real time oscilloscope. 
    Duration: 53:02
    Learn how you can address five of the thorniest measurement challenges associated with the new DDR5 standard. Get an update on the DDR5 Rx/Tx compliance test and insight in the latest …
    Duration: 56:20
    Cloud-based computing power, storage capacity, and network bandwidth have led to the development of the PCI Express 5.0 specification for 32.0 GT/s. This webinar starts with an overview of 5.0 …
    Duration: 44:47
    Watch PCIe Gen 5 Receiver Automated Test Solution and the CEM test application. The specification requires the stressed eye calibration to be carried out over an optimum channel and other adjusted …
    Duration: 05:01
    Watch the webinar, PCI Express Gen 5: Solving 32 GT/s Receiver Compliance and Validation Challenges, to hear Tektronix’ David Bouse and Antritsu’s Hiroshi Saito offer insights into receiver …
    Duration: 52:15
    Watch the webinar, How to Solve Key LPDDR5 DRAM Test Challenges, for test tips and techniques to meet the design challenges posed by this mobile memory standard.
    Duration: 45:30
    Watch as the TekExpress DDR Tx Automation Software Solution for LPDDR5  is set up to match the hardware configuration for burst detection of a Device Under Test (DUT) and reporting of results.
    Duration: 07:45
    Overview of system with DPO70000SX system for both electrical and optical PAM4 solutions.
    Duration: 2m 16s
    With PAM4 moving into production and 400G design efforts in full swing, the test challenges around characterization, verification and debug, and manufacturing testing have never been greater. This …
    Duration: 18m 33s
    Take a look at Tektronix complete 400G coherent optical test system recently on display at OFC. It includes next generation signal generation, modulation, acquisition, and analysis.
    Duration: 5m 31s
    Get an overview of the optical solutions available from Tektronix. Learn about what we showcased at our OFC 2016 exhibit, then learn more about these solutions online.
    Duration: 1m 16s
    See 100G/400G Real-Time and Equivalent Time oscilloscope solutions that enable seamless transition across your workflow. From product R&D and debug to design validation and production test – see …
    Duration: 3m 38s
    Watch this video to get an overview of the new Link Training Tool, which forms part of the expanded analysis software for Tektronix DPO70000SX oscilloscopes. Link Training helps engineers to …
    Duration: 1m 31s
    End to end measurement solutions from Tektronix enable researchers and designers to comprehensively and swiftly analyze, debug and test cutting-edge technology with greater speed and precision …
    Duration: 1m 21s
    In this video we look at a topic that is becoming increasingly important in the high-speed serial industry—how to perform embedded measurements at the IC or PCB level using probes.
    Duration: 4m 14s
    As design margins shrink, accurate and standard-specific measurement is key to debugging, verifying design and performing interoperability testing when designing PCIe devices. Having confidence in …
    Duration: 53m 34s
    Overview of the Tektronix 400G-ZR Coherent Optical Modulation Analyzer.
    Duration: 3m 19s
    Description: Learn what's new in SAS1-4 and SATA testing. You'll gain an understanding of the latest SAS and SATA versions, and their implications for both transmitter and receiver testing.
    Duration: 52m 25s
    Find out how the Tokyo Metropolitan Industrial Technology Research Institute (TIRI) reduced their testing time of wideband signals like IEEE 802.11ad with the Tektronix DPO70000SX. Previously …
    Duration: 3m 43s
    This video highlights some of the newest features and capabilities of the USB 3.1 Receiver testing application. These updates enhance the functionality of the software, and give users more tools …
    Duration: 5m 25s
    The physical setup for USB 3.1 receiver calibration and testing is shown in this video.
    Duration: 4m 33s
    Our Tektronix domain experts, Dan Froelich and Pavel Zivny, contrast the methodologies of the PCI Express 4.0/5.0 and IEEE 26 GBd NRZ/PAM4 electrical specifications and engage in a lively …
    Duration: 1h 1m 36s
    This short video shows how to debug a compliance measurement that has failed by using Tektronix’ Jitter and Eye Diagram Software, DPOJET. Using DPOJET, engineers can go from a compliance …
    Duration: 4m 36s
    This video focuses on the Link Training Status State Machine UI feature of the USB 3.1 Gen2 Receiver test application and shows the path that is taken by a device being trained into loopback mode …
    Duration: 4m 35s
    The USB 3.1 Receiver application's Margin Test feature gives engineers quantitative answers on a design's performance and as a debug tool, a better understanding of where devices fail. This video …
    Duration: 3m 34s
    See the latest example of Tektronix history of innovation with this informative video as CTO Kevin Ilcisin discusses the expected benefits of newly patented Asynchronous Time Interleaving being …
    Duration: 4m 56s
    Tackle today's high-speed serial signals and tomorrow's too with the scalable, flexible DPO70000SX series. Watch this short video to see how.
    Duration: 2m 5s
    The accelerated development of 400G Ethernet technology is driving new requirements through the test community as it relates to measuring electrical PAM4 systems. This presentation will review …
    Duration: 1h 12s
    This webinar features Tektronix expert, Dorine Gurney, sharing her insights on the key factors to consider when performing transmitter testing to IEEE 802.11ad. Topics covered include:• What are …
    Duration: 24m 54s
    The accelerated development of 400G Ethernet technology is driving new requirements through the test community as it relates to measuring electrical PAM4 systems. This presentation will review …
    Duration: 1h 12s
    Prepare for the new challenges in optical networking. During this webinar, experts will address critical design issues posed by integrating optical PAM4 capabilities into optical networking …
    Duration: 48m 56s
    This video highlights the benefits of using the DPO70000SX real time oscilloscope-based system for 400G optical/electrical PAM-4 debug and analysis.
    Duration: 4m 3s
    The rapid growth of ever-more powerful mobile devices, and the adoption of new wireless technologies such as 802.11ac, has enterprise networks struggling to keep pace. To meet these rising …
    Duration: 27m 16s
    John Calvin puts the latest oscilloscope technology to work. The DPO70000SX oscilloscopes allows engineers to capture and measure high-frequency signals more accurately than possible with …
    Duration: 3m 24s
    Finding the right filter settings for your optical TDECQ and NRZ measurements can be a pain on conventional solutions. With the new real-time O to E’s (DPO7OE Series) from Tektronix changing the …
    Duration: 1m 54s
    Tektronix introduces the industry’s most accurate and repeatable single box solution for characterizing and debugging IEEE802.11ad transmitter PHY for silicon and systems. In this IEEE802.11 …
    Duration: 3m 47s
    At OFC 2018 it’s not just about speed but also interoperability both between standards and among equipment vendors. Here Tek’s Pavel Zivny showcases a demonstration system with a Tektronix DSA8300 …
    Duration: 3m 27s
    This webinar will show how Cadence and Tektronix can enable you with flexible and power efficient DDR4 IP, design and analysis tools used in the office, and lab-based solutions to address the key …
    Duration: 1h 5m 20s
    At this ECOC 2016 Demo Station, we're looking at generating a 50+ Gigabaud Optical Signal and also how our DPO70000SX oscilloscope enables a stable trigger on a 32 Gigabaud signal.
    Duration: 2m 49s
    This webinar discusses how designers and test engineers can determine the most effective optical test strategies for 400G Optical Standards. Learn where PAM-2 and PAM-4 fits, PAM-4 specific Mask …
    Duration: 36m 10s
    This demonstration of THz wireless transmissions is in collaboration with research professors from the Institute of Electronics, Microelectronics and Nanotechnology in France, who are performing …
    Duration: 2m 58s
    This video shows the strength of the DPO70000SX Oscilloscope for Wideband RF measurements with great noise density and low EVM measurements. See the performance of the DPO70000SX for yourself!
    Duration: 2m 16s
    See the versatility of our high-speed optical-to-electrical converters (DPO7OE1 and DPO7OE2 Optical Probes) for 200G and 400G PAM4 measurements. Multiple high-speed acquisitions of long pattern …
    Duration: 3m 41s
    Find out how new PAM4 software updates including full noise decomposition enable you to ensure your designs comply with the latest changes in compliance standards. 
    Duration: 5m 16s
    This video shows the spurious-free dynamic range on the DPO70000SX Oscilloscope. Illustrated is how the scope’s dynamic range is performing using 40GHz tones sent into the instrument on a 5GHz …
    Duration: 2m 37s
    Watch a demonstration of the first working version of TDECQ that can operate on a 64 gigabit per second DR4 signal.
    Duration: 1m 49s
    This video highlights the benefits, and proper use, of external attenuation with the 70GHz DPO70000SX Series Oscilloscope. See how measurement signal fidelity can be improved with easy-to-use …
    Duration: 4m 27s
    Learn how new software features of the Tektronix OM4000 series, which enable multiple optical modulation analyzers to be combined, are enabling research into higher fiber optic transmission …
    Duration: 3m 2s
    The DPO70000SX Oscilloscope has very good jitter noise floor. This is important when making critical timing margin measurements on fast devices or silicon. In this video we will see what the Time …
    Duration: 1m 50s
    In this video you will learn how easy it is to recover a clock on an optical PAM4 signal and display an eye. The DPO7OE1 and DPO7OE2 is the perfect solution for optical high-speed measurement …
    Duration: 2m 26s
    Learn about the coherent modulation being considered for 400G networks, the key building blocks of a coherent test system, how to optimize measurement accuracy and the benefits of customizable …
    Duration: 42m 47s
    Are you trying to build high fidelity wideband signal environments? Are you struggling to pick up on notoriously difficult to detect wideband signals? This webinar will focus on the challenges …
    Duration: 1h 2m 35s
    Learn how to address the test and measurement challenges posed by PCIE Gen1-5 for both base silicon testing and CEM compliance testing. Gain insights and solutions for automation, validation, and …
    Duration: 41m