Test & Measurement

Measuring Instruments

Explore a range of technical briefs and articles digging deep into advanced measuring instruments and devices. Find the latest developments that design engineers are using to meet their design challenges.

Special Reports: Photonics/Optics
Test & Measurement - September 2022

Test strategies to track hypersonic threats…overcoming challenges of EV battery and electric aircraft testing…an innovative way to measure the thermal properties of materials. These are just a few of...

Products: Photonics/Optics

The compact optoNCDT 1420LL laser sensors from Micro-Epsilon, Ortenburg, Germany, perform precise distance measurements on metallic and structured surfaces. The sensor projects a small...

White Papers: Test & Measurement
Optomechanical Mass Sensing

Conventional mass spectrometers classify analytes by measuring their mass-to-charge ratio and can resolve single atoms. However, their low dynamic range limits weighing heavier analytes such as colloidal and...

White Papers: Test & Measurement
Test & Measurement Reference Guide

Rohde & Schwarz is a market-leading supplier in the mobile and wireless communications sector offering a comprehensive portfolio of Test and Measurement (T&M) instruments and systems for the...

Briefs: Test & Measurement

Foodborne illness hits about one in six people in the United States every year from more than 31 recognized pathogens including E. coli O157:H7, a particularly harsh strain of E. coli. Researchers...

Briefs: Test & Measurement

Engineers have remotely determined the temperature beneath the surface of certain materials using a new technique called depth thermography. The method may be useful in applications where...

Briefs: Test & Measurement

Any space, enclosed or open, can be vulnerable to the dispersal of harmful airborne biological agents. Silent and near-invisible, these bioagents can sicken or kill living things before...

Products: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Rohde & Schwarz, Columbia, MD, launches its new LCR meter family of high-performance general-purpose impedance testers covering a wide range of applications. With its supported frequency...

Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Epoxy and silicone compounds serve a critical role as adhesives in electronics.
Products: Photonics/Optics
High-performance laser trackers, gimbal motors, air-quality sensors, and more.
Application Briefs: Motion Control
Many presses continue using inefficient and unreliable hydraulic pumps.
Briefs: Software
The advance could accelerate engineers’ design process by eliminating the need to solve complex equations.
INSIDER: Photonics/Optics

When thirsty residents of a permanent community on the Moon take a swig of fresh water brought in from the lunar south pole, they’ll be enjoying the benefits of a 30-pound spacecraft...

INSIDER: Test & Measurement

Inside every cellphone is a tiny mechanical heart, beating several billion times a second. These micromechanical resonators play an essential role in cellphone communication. Buffeted by...

Articles: Test & Measurement
Automation can crumble, even when only one cog is loose, says Brad Walters from Monnit.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
The lenses enable the painless diagnosis or early detection of ocular diseases including glaucoma.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
For the first time, a team has measured the volume of individual droplets smaller than 100 trillionths of a liter, with an uncertainty of less than 1%.
Products: Test & Measurement
Battery monitoring, flow meters, torque sensors, and more.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The method could support the semiconductor industry and facilitate development of next-gen devices.
Products: Electronics & Computers
Smart contactors, an industrial edge platform, tiny engines, and more.
Q&A: Electronics & Computers
Dr. Israel Owens and his team at Sandia National Laboratories have used a crystal smaller than a dime and a laser smaller than a shoebox to safely measure 20 million volts without making physical contact to the electrode.
INSIDER: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Twisted nanoscale semiconductors manipulate light in a new way. This effect could be harnessed to accelerate the discovery and development of life-saving medicines as well as photonic...

Special Reports: Test & Measurement
Test & Measurement - February 2022

From space vehicles to the modern battlefield to the human body, test innovations are improving device and system reliability while speeding time to market. Read about the latest advances – including the...

Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Applications include aircraft-mounted and space-based interferometers, electronics fabrication, and military optics.
Products: Electronics & Computers
Charger ICs, backup units, power supplies, and more.
INSIDER: Test & Measurement

Scientists at the University of Birmingham have succeeded in creating an experimental model of an elusive kind of fundamental particle called a skyrmion in a beam of light. The breakthrough...

Application Briefs: Materials
The Opti-Scan inspection system can measure surfaces and edges in 3D.
Products: Photonics/Optics
Fiber laser machinery, polishing pitch, beam collimators, and more.
Products: Imaging
Microwave measurement receivers, oscilloscopes, longwave infrared cameras, and more.

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