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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 the hazards as you navigate each stage.  Learn more about Keysight Services    Don't forget to follow our Services blog as we reveal… (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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mwoerner
For every measurement tool your team uses, the key to success is confidence in every result. Getting a good calibration is essential to ensuring the ongoing accuracy and availability of your test assets.   Unfortunately, not every calibration is the same. Neither is every calibration laboratory. Whether you’re assessing your existing service… (Show more)
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mwoerner
Across all of the industries Keysight serves, we’re seeing margins that are low and shrinking. As it turns out, the same problem might be happening in your child’s art room.   Every year in December, my wife Emily teaches a class on glass fusing for her elementary school kids. They make many different types of art, but most create something simple… (Show more)
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