by Agilent Technologies Connectors, adapters, and calibration standards in the millimeter-wave frequency range (26 GHz to 70 GHz) are VERY expensive. Although all connectors eventually wear, with knowledge, care, and proper technique, you can easily […]
By Jay Klevens Accurate electrical current measurement is critical to the power and electrical test industries. DC and low frequency ac current is usually measured using a current shunt. Shunt calibration has unique error sources […]
By Martin L. Kidd This Metrology 101 article addresses the impact of thermoelectric voltage (EMF) on low-voltage measurements. Using a high precision digital multimeter, the author demonstrates how you can inadvertently introduce thermal EMF errors. […]
By Hock Eng Lim This latest Metrology 101 articles shows us how to use new standards to calibrate the reference calibration output of a power meter. Read Full Article (PDF)
Jerry Eldred, Lead Metrologist for Evans Analytical Group (EAG) Calibration Services in Austin, Texas, demonstrates the basic methods of creating an ice-point bath.