• Conference
    Jan 30-Feb 1, 2018
  • Expo
    Jan 31-Feb 1, 2018
  • Santa Clara Convention
    Center
    | Santa Clara, CA

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Boot Camp – Test & Measurement Techniques

  • O.J. Danzy (Senior RF and Microwave Application Engineer, Keysight Technologies)
  • Heidi Barnes (Senior Application Engineer, Keysight Technologies)
  • Mike Resso (Signal Integrity Application Scientist i, Keysight Technologies)
  • Steve Sekel (400G Solutions Specialist, OIF PLL Interop WG Chair, Keysight Technologies)
  • Bob Schaefer (R&D Project Manager and Master Engineer for the Signal Integrity Group, Keysight Technologies)
  • Robert Sleigh (Strategic Planner, Keysight Technologies)
  • Luis Boluna (Senior Application Engineer for High Speed Digital Systems, Keysight Technologies)
Location: Great America Meeting Room 2
Pass Types: All Access Pass, Alumni All Access Pass, Boot Camp Pass - Get your pass now!
Track: Boot Camp
Audience Level: Introductory
Format: Full Day Boot Camp
Audience Level: Introductory
Recording: TBD

The Test & Measurement Boot Camp will provide information and training on measurement hardware and on techniques, with a comparison of measurement tools and techniques. Both frequency and time-based instrumentation with be discussed, along with testing use cases with lab based experiments that will provide concrete understanding for the concepts being presented.

Course Outline:

a. Passive Channel Measurements (VNA and TDR)
i. Understanding Measurement Hardware Functional Blocks, Settings, Measurement Techniques, Performance Differences, Error Correction, and Measurement Correlation

b. Tx Characterization (Real-Time and Sampling Oscilloscopes)
i. Understanding Measurement Hardware Functional Blocks, Measurement Techniques, Performance Differences, and Measurement Correlation

c. Rx and Link Characterization (Bit Error Ratio Test)

d. Compliance Measurement Examples
i. Test points, test patterns, equalization, etc…