5/13/2020 – NH Research Webinar: Electric Powertrain Next Gen Test Solutions

Wed, May 13, 2020 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM MDT

Register today for Electric Powertrain Next Generation Test Solutions webinar

Presenter: Ben Jackson, Senior Applications Engineer at NH Research

Electric Powertrain Next Generation Test Solutions

As electrification continues to accelerate in automotive and aerospace, engineers must address new testing challenges for hybrid, fuel cell and electric powertrain. Modern propulsion system architectures are fundamentally different and present new challenges and risks. Therefore, it is important for engineers to use the most effective technologies and test approaches to ensure product performance, safety, reliability and reduced time to market.


Electric powertrain systems are complex and raise new testing challenges including increased voltage and power levels, long test times, and different safety risks. Traditional powertrain test approaches rely on unidirectional devices that have drawbacks and limitations. Next generation battery emulation and DC Buss emulation provides a bi-directional approach that sinks and sources to maintain voltage regulation, accepts back EMF which prevents safety hazards, and has isolated input and output paths to eliminate single points of failure.


This session will review how modern solutions for emulating batteries and fuel cells are the right approach for faster, scalable and more repeatable testing of electric powertrain systems. As electrification is evolving to higher power demands, the ability to emulate a battery with speed and precision is critical. Battery emulation can substantially reduce test time, risk, energy consumption and operating costs.


In this webinar, learn about:


  • Key Industry Trends, Challenges & Opportunities
  • Electric Powertrain Test Solutions
  • Battery Emulation Differentiators - What to Look for in a Battery Emulator
  • Cohesive, Scalable, Intuitive Software Solutions


If you cannot attend the live event, please register and NH Research will send you the recording. For any questions, please email jtran@nhresearch.com.

5/7/2020 – Teledyne Lecroy Webinar: Remote Connection to Teledyne LeCroy MAUI Oscilloscopes

Date: Thu, May 7, 2020
Time: 10:00am Pacific | 1:00pm Eastern


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In light of current events, many of us are seeking ways to maintain high productivity while working remotely. With this in mind, we will outline several options for connecting remotely to Teledyne LeCroy MAUI oscilloscopes in this free webinar.

Methods will include:

  • Convenient real-time control using commercial software tools
  • Complementary Windows-based tools for data sharing
  • Programmed automation scripts leveraging software drivers
  • Simple and quick remote connection with WaveStudio

Remote Connection Webinar

We look forward to answering your remote-control related questions during the presentation.

Presenter: Felix Chen, Applications Engineer, Teledyne LeCroy

Can't attend live? Register anyway, and we will send you the recording and slides afterward.

5/6/2020 – Boonton & Tabor Webinar: Optimizing Peak-to-Average Power Ratio for Wireless Systems

Optimizing Peak-to-Average Power Ratio for Wireless Systems


Date: May 6, 2020

Time: 8am PT / 11am ET

Sponsored by: Tabor Electronics and Boonton Electronics

The signals used in today’s most advanced communication technologies can employ various modulation and multiplexing techniques to optimize different parameters, such as spectral efficiency, susceptibility to interference, and data rate. Correspondingly, these signals can have widely varying peak-to-average power ratios (PAPRs). Careful consideration must be taken with regard to PAPR. If it is too high, it can lead to spectral spreading or regrowth. However, lowering power can lead to less efficient operation of critical components like power amplifiers. This webinar will explain how to use advanced arbitrary waveform generators to create signals with varying PAPRs and how to simply and cost-effectively measure PAPR utilizing RF peak power sensors throughout an RF transmission chain to make trade-offs for optimal system performance.

Presented By:

Mr. Walt Strickler is VP and General Manager of Boonton Electronics, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Wireless Telecom Group. He is a seasoned veteran of the test and measurement industry with previous experience at Anritsu, Giga-tronics, Bird Technologies, and Keithley Instruments. Prior to that, Walt worked at the NASA Glenn Research Center focused on microwave communications. Walt has a BSEE and an MBA.

Mr. Mark Elo is the US General Manager for Tabor Electronics USA. He began his career as a design engineer in Hewlett-Packard's Microwave Division and has since held various senior positions at Agilent Technologies, Anritsu, Gigatronics and Keithley Instruments in R&D, marketing and business development. Mr. Elo has more than 30 years of test and measurement experience in microwave instrumentation, specializing in the product definition and product realization of RF and microwave frequency synthesis and analysis platforms.

4/29/2020 – NHR Webinar: The Fundamentals of Battery Module & Pack Test

Wednesday, 4/29 at 2-3pm EDT

Presenter: Martin Weiss, Product Director at NH Research


The battery market is growing rapidly due to the acceleration of electrification in the automotive, aerospace and energy industries. In turn, batteries have become the pivotal component for electrifying cars, planes, trains and automobiles and storing clean energy. Therefore, it’s imperative that today’s engineers, researchers, and managers understand the fundamentals of how to test batteries as well as the most productive approaches to ensure product performance, safety and time to market.


Battery pack and module testing is becoming more critical than ever. Today, engineers face new challenges including increased complexity of the tests and set-ups, long development and test times, addressing safety requirements and avoiding hazards. Furthermore, testing to the application requires emulating real-world conditions by reacting to CAN, BMS and other communication protocols.


In this series, learn about:

- Industry trends impacting battery test

- The fundamentals of battery module/pack testing

- How to reduce time to market and improve engineering productivity

- Next generation solutions for battery test


Register Now!

* The online webinar series can be accessed globally from any computer with a reliable and high-speed internet connection.

4/22/2020 – Pickering Webinar: Simplifying Test Interconnect with Pickering’s Cable Design Tool

Date: Wednesday, April 22, 2020
Time: 10:30 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
            3:30 PM British Summer Time
            4:30 PM Central European Time

Pickering's Cable Design Tool

The cable design for a test system is critical for repeatability and accuracy, it needs care and expertise. Depending on the application, a test engineer needs to consider test specifications, including voltage, current, temperature, insertion losses, and more. Unless the test engineer is an expert on cabling, researching wires and connectors can be a daunting task.

There are times when a standard cable assembly is not suitable, and there is a need for custom connectors and wire types or specific harness wiring. Our free online Cable Design Tool (CDT) is a simple and efficient way of creating these custom cabling solutions.

In this training, we will demonstrate the tools abilities and features which include:

  • A built-in library of standard cable sets—to be used as the basis for customization, or cables can just be defined from scratch
  • Store cable assemblies in the Cloud and develop over time
  • Create your own library and share with colleagues
  • Each cable design has a pdf documentation file detailing all of the specifications
  • Allows very detailed design characteristics including a selection of connector types, wire type, pin definitions, pin and cable labeling, cable bundling, length selection, sleeving, comments
  • Add your own connectors and wires
  • Fully supported on major tablet operating systems

To register for the event, please fill out the form HERE and if you have any topics that you would like to see presented, please use the form to send us your suggestions.

4/16/2020 – Tabor Electronics Webinar: Advanced Microwave Topics for Quantum Physicists

Title: Advanced Microwave Topics for Quantum Physicists

Date: Thursday, April 16, 2020

Time: 02:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time

Duration: 1 hour

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A quantum experiment is difficult. Many factors interfere with obtaining accurate results, including noise, interference, individual qubit behavior and the effects multiple qubits can have on each other. Controlling the qubit state, its entanglement and ensuring controlled and stable measurement requires the precise application of electromagnetic waves.

This seminar covers microwave control systems, which include methods of synthesis, pulse shaping and modulation techniques used in both semiconductor and photon based qubits. We will also cover analog signal generation techniques common in many systems today, plus direct to microwave digital signal generation and measurement based on new DAC and ADC technology.

Learning Outcomes:
- Understanding RF and Microwave signal concepts.
- Trade-offs in frequency synthesis technique.
- What types of modulation techniques to use for the best measurement stability
- Latest advances in real time feedback and control

Who Should Attend:
Experimental Quantum Physicists who are curious to learn more about various RF/Microwave techniques - and how they could be used not only to enhance their current results, but also provide them with key knowledge that may help in defining the architecture for next generation of quantum systems.



Sponsored by:


Attendance is free. To access the event please register. 

Mark Elo
Mark Elo
US General Manager
Tabor Electronics

Mr. Mark Elo is the US General Manager for Tabor Electronics. He began his career as a design engineer in Hewlett-Packard’s Microwave Division in 1990 and has since held various senior engineering and management positions at Agilent Technologies, Anritsu, Gigatronics and Keithley Instruments in R&D, Marketing and Business Development. Mr. Elo has almost 30 years of test and measurement experience in microwave instrumentation, especially with respect to signal simulation and spectrum analysis – specializing in product definition and product realization of RF and Microwave frequency synthesis and analysis platforms. He has also held the Chair for the AXIe Marketing Committee, participated in wireless standards and has published multiple articles.

Charles Day
Charles Day
Physics Today

4/15/2020 – Teledyne LeCroy Webinar: High-Resolution Oscilloscope Design Webinar Series: Part Two

Date: Wed, April 15, 2020
Time:11:00am Pacific | 2:00pm Eastern
There has been an explosion in the market of high definition oscilloscopes at 1 GHz or more bandwidth with claims of 10-bit, 12-bit or even (remarkably!) 16-bit resolution. Oscilloscope manufacturers use a variety of design approaches to increase resolution, some of which impose other performance tradeoffs.

You might be wondering:

  • What can be believed?
  • How can you tell if you are getting what is advertised?
  • What is the difference between high definition and high resolution?
Join Ken Johnson for this two-part webinar series to gain a better understanding of various manufacturer’s claims.

Part 2 provides an overview of various high definition/resolution oscilloscope design approaches and implementations with real-world comparisons of Teledyne LeCroy, Keysight, Rohde & Schwarz and Tektronix oscilloscopes and correlation of performance limitations with various design approaches. Click here to register. 

Part 1 aired on March 11 and provided an understanding of the design of a digital oscilloscope acquisition system and the attendant sources of noise. Click here to watch the recording

High Resolution Oscilloscope Design Approaches Webinar

Presenter: Ken Johnson, Director of Marketing, Product Architect Teledyne LeCroy

*Can't attend live? Register anyway HER and we will send you the recording and slides afterward.

4/1/2020 – Teledyne LeCroy Webinar: Advanced TDR Concepts

Date: Wed, April 1, 2020
Time: 11:00am Pacific | 2:00pm Eastern
A TDR can measure much more than just the impedance profile of a transmission line. In this webinar, Dr. Eric Bogatin shows how to use a TDR to measure the dielectric constant of a laminate, the excess capacitance or inductance of a discontinuity, the return loss of an interconnect with a matched termination, the resonant frequencies of structures and the impedance uniformity of a flex circuit or interconnect with high series resistance.

When your needs require higher bandwidth, more ports, cross talk, insertion and return loss measurements, he’ll introduce you to a more advanced instrument to meet your most demanding needs.

This is the final webinar in our six-part series on Mastering the TDR. To view previous webinars in the series please click below:

Advanced TDR Concepts Webinar

Presenter: Eric Bogatin, Dean of the Signal Integrity Academy



*Can't attend live? Register anyway and we will send you the recording and slides afterward.