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Characterize and Correct for Cable, Switch and Test Fixture Loss Using Just a High-Bandwidth Oscilloscope

Original Air Date: Jul 27, 2011 | Duration: 60 min Webinar
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Overview:
Probes, cables, switches and test fixtures have inherent loss and variation, especially when making signal integrity measurements with a high-bandwidth oscilloscope. The loss and variation can be substantial and should be corrected out in order to make the most accurate measurement.

Agilent's PrecisionProbe (available for Agilent's Infiniium high performance, real-time oscilloscopes) solves these measurement challenges by allowing you to quickly characterize and correct for these inherent losses and variations, without the need for additional equipment such as a VNA or TDR.

This webcast will teach a new methodology for characterizing test setups, and show ways that users can quickly correct for loss and variation in order to make the most accurate signal integrity measurements using a high-performance real-time oscilloscope.

Who should view this webcast:
Engineers and technicians in the high-technology industry who use high-bandwidth, real-time oscilloscopes and wish to make their most accurate measurements.

Giveaway:
Registrants who completely fill out the feedback form by October 27, 2011 will be eligible to win one of two $75 Amazon.com gift certificates. Drawing only open to residents of the 50 United States and Canada (except Quebec). Official rules.

Presenter:
Brig Asay, Product Manager High Performance Oscilloscopes, Digital Test Division—Scopes, Electronic Measurements Group, Agilent Technologies
Brig Asay manages strategic marketing for Agilent's high performance oscilloscope business. He also manages the planning of high performance oscilloscope hardware and software, including the 90000 X-Series oscilloscope lineup.

Brig joined Agilent Technologies in 2005 as a Technical Support Engineer. During his 5 years with Agilent, he has been Operations Manager, where he managed marketing budget, the technical support and learning products teams, and Technical Support Engineer, where he helped solve numerous customer problems.

Previously to Agilent, Brig worked at Micron Technologies, Inc. as a Test Engineer. Brig graduated with an MBA from Northwest Nazarene University and BS Electrical Engineering from the University of Wyoming. He has had four articles published.

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