Test & Measurement World

The Magazine for Quality in Electronics
A CAHNERS PUBLICATION

FEBRUARY 1997 VOL. 17, NO. 2


COVER STORY

BOARDTEST

Wireless Fixtures Solve Test Problems
Wireless fixtures can speed your preparation for test aDd improve the quality of your testing.
Joel M. Goldberg, Technical Editor


FEATURES

TELECOM TEST
ADSL Products Must Conform and Perform

ADSL modems may speed up home Internet access, but only after you test for conformance to specs and for performance that the user will accept.
Martin Rowe, Technical Editor

PRODUCT SURVEY: DIGITAL STORAGE OSCILLOSCOPES
DSOs Make Electrornechanical Measurements

Digital oscilloscopes not only measure vibration, position, and force, but they also can calculate frequency, measure differences between signals, perform averaging, and measure power and acceleration.
Martin Rowe, Technical Editor


TEST TIPS & TECHNIQUES

INSPECTION
Acoustic Microscopy Reveals Hidden Defects

Acoustic microscopy nondestructively finds hidden defects in ICs.

SOFTWARE
Fourier Transforms Ease Signal Analysis

Fourier analysis breaks complex signals into quantitative data that you can easily analyze.

FIBER-OPTICSTEST
FO Connector Types Affect Power Measurements

Mixing fiber-optic connector types and vendors can affect power measurements.


TEST CLIPS

	New Product Alert
	NIST Opportunities Listed in Guide
	TSL America to Offer HP Testers
	Directory Lists Semiconductor Manufacturers
	Two Vision Companies Join Forces
	Editor's Desk
	IEEE Releases 1997 Standards Catalog
	Talon and Serendipity Form VXI Partnership
	Gold Contacts
	R&D Magazine Accepting Award Nominations
	Calendar
	How to Contact T&MW

PRODUCT UPDATE

	Gadgets & Gizmos
	Logic Analyzer Launches from Pentium PC
	Image-Processing Board Supplies Four Processors
	Generator Houses RF Outputs
	Perform Audio Tests with a PC Plug-in
	Test and Debug Software in a VMEbus System
	Nepcon Preview
	Test Instruments
	Computer-Controlled Test Systems
	Communications Test
	Fiber-Optics/Electro-Optics Test
	EMC Test
	ATE
	Inspection Equipment
	Environmental Test
	Software
	Audio
	New Literature

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