Connect Test Instruments to Notebook PCs
Although they lack board slots, notebook PCs can still control test instruments, take measurements, perform tests, and store results.
Martin Rowe, Technical Editor
USB Eases Data Acquisition
The Universal Serial Bus promises hot-swap plug-and-play, effortless expansion, and ready access for PC-based data acquisition.
Gil Bassak, Contributing Technical Editor
FIBs Probe and Fix Semiconductor Problems
Focused ion beams can image an IC's surface as well as add and remove conductors and insulators.
Randall G. Lee and William C. Monigle, Micrion Corp., Peabody, MA
PRODUCT SURVEY: CABLE TESTERS
Choose the Right Cable Tester
Cable testers offer more than a continuity check.
Dan Romanchik, Contributing Technical Editor
Lighting Makes its Mark on Vision Systems
Light sources give many illumination options.
Let Microcontroller-Based MCMs Test Themselves
Multichip modules that contain a microcontroller can test themselves.
NIST Serves Test and Measurement Engineers
NIST provides measurement services, research, and quality assessment programs.
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