Test & Measurement World

The Magazine for Quality in Electronics
A CAHNERS PUBLICATION

JUNE 1998 VOL. 18, NO. 7


COVER STORY

INSTRUMENTS
Scope Probes Clinch Signal Integrity

Probes need not significantly degrade your measurements.
Tom Lecklider, Contributing Technical Editor, Test & Measurement Europe


FEATURES

SOFTWARE - PART I
Windowing Functions Improve FFT Results

Windowing functions reduce FFT leakage in adjacent frequencies.
Richard Lyons, TRW, Sunnyvale, CA

DEVICE TEST
Systems-on-a-Chip Pose New Test Challenges

Systems-on-a-chip require new test techniques.
Dan Romanchik, Contributing Technical Editor

VXIBUS-BASED TEST
VXIplug&play Cuts System Integration Time

Soft front panels and drivers let you use the same software on many VXlbus systems.
Jim Ware, MTS-PowerTek, Farmington Hills, MI

INSPECTION
Digital Cameras Expand Resolution and Accuracy

Inspection tasks requiring high-accuracy, high-resolution imaies can benefit from digital cameras.
Jon Titus, Editoral Director

PRODUCT SURVEY: EMI RECEIVERS/ANALYZERS
EMI Receivers and Analyzers Test to Standards

Specialized spectrum analyzers let you measure radiated and conducted emissions.
Martin Rowe, Technical Editor


TEST TIPS & TECHNIQUES

DEVICE TEST
Test DVD Chipsets

Get ready for the testing challenges of digital versatile disk technology.

TELECOM TEST
Test ATM Switches for Service Quality

Cell losses and arrival delays affect data, audio, and video quality.


TEST CLIPS

	New Product Alert
	Fluke to Merge with Danaher
	Matlab Users Get Free HiQ
	Report US/EU Measurement Differences
	Editor's Desk
	Calling All Scope Users
	Atlanta ASTE Launches Web Site
	RF Test Facility Opens
	Rows & Columns
	How Are You Handling Year 2000?
	NIST Publishes Services Guide
	Calendar
	How to Contact T&MW
	Letters

PRODUCT UPDATE

	Gadgets & Gizmos
	Nanovoltmeter Gets Lower Noise
	Card Family Targets Production Test
	Tools Place ATE Within ICs
	Digitize to 16 Bits at 1 MHz
	Probes Eliminate Poor Contacts
	100-MHz Tester Requires Little Space
	Test Instruments
	Computer-Controlled Test Systems
	Communications Test
	RF/Microwave Test
	Fiber-Optics/Electro-Optics Test
	ATE
	Environmental Test
	Inspection Equipment
	Software
	New Literature

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