Test & Measurement World

The Magazine for Quality in Electronics
A CAHNERS PUBLICATION

NOVEMBER 1998 VOL. 18, NO. 13


COVER STORY

DATA-ANALYSIS SOFTWARE
10 Questions You Must Ask Before You Buy Data-Analysis Software

Product features aren't the only thing you need to evaluate. Take time to learn about elements such as testing, documentation, and warranties, and you'll be better prepared to select the program that is most appropriate for you.
Jon Titus, Editorial Director


FEATURES

ATE
Boundary-Scan Tools Keep Pace with Device Innovations

Test vendors are adapting the electronic equivalent of the bed-of-nails fixture to meet the speed, density, and programming requirements of today's devices.
Rick Nelson, Senior Technical Editor

FAILURE ANALYSIS
T&MW Visits a Failure Analysis Lab

When you're having difficulty diagnosing a problem, consult a failure-analysis lab.
Jon Titus, Editorial Director

DATA ACQUISITION
Test the Life of a Battery

Automatically measure battery voltages and control loads.
Fred R. Schraff, IOtech, Cleveland, OH


TEST TIPS & TECHNIQUES

INSTRUMENTS
Reduce Uncertainty in Low-Resistance Measurements

FIBER-OPTICS TEST
Characterize DWDM Optical Amplifiers


TEST CLIPS

	New Product Alert
	E-Mail Group Discusses HP VEE
	Integrated Products Automate DFT Designs
	Classic Measurement Book Available at No Cost
	Editor's Desk
	Analog Telecom Test Service Launched
	Fluke Acquires Pomona
	New Microscope Company Results from Merger
	Rows & Columns
	Calendar
	How to Contact T&MW

PRODUCT UPDATE

	Gadgets & Gizmos
	Board Acquires and Processes Data
	Executive Aims at Production Test
	Vision System Comes on PCI Board
	Software Eases Image Analysis
	Simulation Software Supports Generation of Test Program Sets
	RF Network Analyzer Families Offer Options
	Computer-Controlled Test Systems
	EMC Test
	Hot Products
	Product Focus
	New Literature

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