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Eun-Young Hwang
Around the world, government statistics paint an unhappy picture: every year, thousands of people lose their lives and millions are injured in car accidents. In the US and Europe, recent government mandates are requiring automakers to incorporate various types of safety systems, and this is prompting scientists and engineers to develop new and… (Show more)
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mwoerner
Recently, I took my son, Flynn, for his one-year checkup. I couldn’t help but chuckle when I noticed the doctor doing something I’ve seen every engineer do: ask for a second measurement because they didn’t like the first result.   This touches on a concept central to designing and shipping a product: correlation of measurements. Development teams… (Show more)
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bjwakabayashi
In a reputable calibration laboratory, you’ll find two indispensable elements: a set of standards and a person called a Master. Metrologists and other calibration folk know the importance of their calibration standards. Personally, though, I’d like to pay homage to the Masters because they’re the ones who truly know how to use those standards.  … (Show more)
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bjwakabayashi
Gage blocks are one of my favorite metrology “toys” because they’re a great way to produce an accurate length. Read on to find out my top five reasons why you too should own—and properly care for—your own set of gage blocks. For good measure (pun intended), I’ll also share some history to illustrate the importance of gage blocks.    If you're new… (Show more)
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bjwakabayashi
The following poem was written by Chazz Dominguez, a Keysight technician and my local torque master (Figure 1). Don’t be fooled by the cool rhymes: this is your guide to the world of torque calibration—a mechanical process that’s also essential to ensuring accurate connections for microwave and millimeter-wave measurements.   Torque It Step up to… (Show more)
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mwoerner
Certain professions seem to rely on a barricade of impenetrable jargon as a form of job security. Accountants, statisticians and baristas may come to mind. If you’re an engineer, you may also be picturing your friendly neighborhood metrologist.   That would be me. A while back, I changed roles within Keysight, moving from engineering to… (Show more)
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mwoerner
It’s time to play The Calibration Game! Before we start, choose your favorite game piece: Electrical, Physical, Dimensional or Optical. From start to finish, Keysight One-Stop Calibration will help you avoid business hazards as you navigate each stage.    Access the new Calibration Game infographic (and other great calibration resources) here. … (Show more)
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sleithem
The modern battlefield is fraught with threats once seen only in science fiction. For example, drones have evolved from use as reconnaissance platforms to deployment as offensive weapons. The ongoing evolution of threats is putting pressure on radar and electronic warfare (EW) systems to more rapidly detect, identify, and respond, saving lives and… (Show more)
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bjwakabayashi
Whether you like it or not, there’s calibration in your coffee. Now, it’s up to you to choose your caffeinated path. It can be as simple as driving to your nearest Starbucks and ordering whichever blend is in season. Or maybe you don’t feel like a spiced pumpkin mocha latte. Instead, you’re in the mood for something bittersweet, with hints of… (Show more)
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