Test & Measurement World

The Magazine for Quality in Electronics
A CAHNERS PUBLICATION

SEPTEMBER 1996 VOL. 16, NO. 10


COVER STORY

TELECOM ATE
Get Ready for Fiber- Optic Telecom Testing
Because optical transmission is becoming the everyday technology of high-speed telecom, you should become familiar with the standards and protocols and be aware of the testing challenges that you will face.
Joel M. Goldberg, Technical Editor


FEATURES

VXIBUS TEST
Put Instrument Drivers Through Their Paces

Make sure the driver controls its instrument exactly the way you want.
Martin Rowe, Technical Editor

EMBEDDED SYSTEMS TEST
Tighten the Loop When Testing Embedded Systems

Develop a test plan ihat lets you test systems with an enormous number of states.
Alex Dorchak, Fluke Corp., Everett, WA

COMMUNICATIONS TEST
PCS Systems Challenge Production Test

You will need to understanj how to apply new measurement techniques to high-volume production testing of complex digital cellular and emerging PCS systems.
Dave Whipple, Hewlett-Packard, Spokane, WA


TEST TIPS & TECHNIQUES

DATA ACQUISITION
Circuit Puts Analog Data into Excel

EMBEDDED SYSTEMS TEST
Understand Your Logic Analyzer's Timing Specs

COMPUTER-CONTROLLED TEST SYSTEMS
Network Your Test Chambers

STAND-ALONETEST INSTRUMENTS
Differential Measurements Compensate for Imperfect Grounds

EMCTEST
Identify and Fix Common RFI Problems


TEST CLIPS

	New Product Alert
	Get Technical Glossary On-Line
	Products Tested for Distribution in Germany 
	Symposium Will Focus on Networks
	Editor's Desk
	Everett Charles Acquires Division of Augat 
	T&MW Accepting Best in Test Nominations
	Analog Drift 
	Zygo Purchases Partof Technical Instrument Co.
	Trade in Your Calibrator
	Calendar      

PRODUCT UPDATE

	Gadgets & Gizmos
 	Frame Grabber Runs On the PCI Bus 
	Low-Cost Scopes Come In Small Packages
	Inspection System Melds Mechanical and Ion-Beam Probes
	Test Fast Digital ICs at Speed
	Systems Test Boards During Burn-in
	Modules Perform Local A-to-D Conversion
	Pair of Instruments Perform EMC Tests
	Microwave Network Analyzers Are Good Buys
	Communications Test-Supercomm '96
	ATE        
	Fiber-Optics/Electro-Optics Test  
	Inspection Equipment    
	Software       
	Test Instruments     
 	Computer-Controlled Test Systems  
	Catalog/Product Listings   
	New Literature       

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