Test & Measurement

June 2022
New Approach Reduces EV Battery Testing Time by 75%

Wei Lu, a U-M professor of mechanical engineering cycling batteries in the Lu Lab at the George G. Brown Laboratories building on the North Campus of the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor on Tuesday, May 31, 2022.

­Testing the longevity of new electric vehicle battery designs could be four times faster with a streamlined approach, researchers at the University of Michigan have shown.  Their optimization framework could drastically reduce the cost of assessing how battery configurations will perform over the long
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06/27/2022
Coreless TMR-Based Current Sensing Devices Deliver World-Best Class Accuracy and Fast-Response

Murata’s first coreless TMR-based current sensing devices deliver world best class accuracy and fast-response

­Murata announces the MRD series of open-loop current sensors for industrial systems. Each integrates high-performance tunnel magneto-resistive (TMR) elements - enabling precision measurement with regard to both DC and AC currents up to 40A, as well as maintaining stable characteristics across an extensive te
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06/27/2022
Tektronix 2 Series Mixed Signal Oscilloscope Available from TestEquity

­TestEquity announced that the new Tektronix 2 Series MSO is now available.

­TestEquity announced that the new Tektronix 2 Series MSO is now available. With the widespread use of embedded systems in modern electronics, engineers need to troubleshoot complex signals both on and off the bench. This means working with complicated power supply sequences, testing more voltage levels, s
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06/08/2022
LEDs Can Become Point-Like: Why Can’t Their Drivers?

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Figure 1: NexGen Vertical GaN. The GaN Drift Layer grows on a GaN wafer

The lighting industry continues to push innovation in LED applications. First, more compact designs are needed without sacrificing light quality. As designs become sleeker, light sources can disappear into the background and consumers can enjoy their lighting without having to see the direct light source, or wo
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Date:
06/01/2022