Overview:
The Split Cylinder Resonator method was recently adopted by IPC as standard test method TM-650 2.5.5.13 for complex permittivity of low loss dielectric materials. The standard defines much of the measurement process, but leaves some critical parameters up to the user. This webinar will discuss considerations needed to make the method successful: Frequency and quality factor determination from network analyzer measurements, initial estimate of the real part of permittivity, avoiding interfering modes that may degrade measurement accuracy and sample thickness measurement.

Duration: One hour

Who should view this Webcast: Component designers, circuit designers, test engineers

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Presenter:
Shelley Begley, Technical Marketing Engineer, Agilent Technologies, Inc.

Shelley Begley has over 21 years experience in the HP/Agilent network analyzer business, working in production engineering, electrical metrology, and product marketing. She currently leads a small team of both R&D and marketing, focused on advancing dielectric measurement techniques. She has given countless papers and seminars around the world on the topic.