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What Every Scope User Needs to Know About Transmission Lines

Eric Bogatin (Dean, Teledyne LeCroy Signal Integrity Academy)

Location: Chiphead Theater

Date: Thursday, January 31

Time: 3:45pm - 4:30pm

Track: Chiphead Theater

Session Type: Chiphead Theater (Free)

Vault Recording: TBD

Audience Level: Introductory

Transmission lines effects dominate many scope measurements, yet these concepts are sometimes shrouded in confusion. With a few simple principles, many "strange" artifacts can be understood and avoided. Transmission line effects are at the core of all scope measurements above about 20 MHz.


What's a transmission line

How to think about signals on a transmission line

How reflections influence the measurements observed

How the properties of the DUT influence what is measured

Intended Audience

Just an interest in scope measurements