Signal Generator Tests Charge Amplifier Gain, Frequency Response

Testing Charge Amplifier Gain and Frequency Response with a Signal Generator Aviation/Aerospace, Industrial, Power Generation, Research & Development Charge Amplifier Gain and Frequency Response Testing Amplitude (Acceleration, Vibration, Pressure) Description [Application Note 40518] Piezoelectric transducers produce small electrical charges in response to pressure. Their sensitivity, [...]

Dynamic Measurement of Small Oscillatory Motions

Dynamic Measurement of Small Oscillatory Motions Research & Development Piezoelectric Stack Motion Fotonic Systems Displacement Description This application note describes the measurement of a very small oscillatory motions (nanometers) produced by a piezo electric device with the MTI-2100 and the MTI-2032RX high-resolution module. Fotonic™ sensors from [...]

Piezoelectric Device Amplitude

Piezoelectric Device Amplitude Research & Development Piezoceramic, 1-3 Pzt / Polymer Composite And Pvdf Film Amplitude Description Measuring Piezoelectric device amplitude including piezoceramic, 1-3 PZT/polymer composite and PVDF film A “PZT ” is a piezoelectric device which generates motion when a voltage is applied across [...]

Push-Pull Capacitance Sensor Measures Ungrounded Targets

Push-Pull Capacitance Sensor Measures Ungrounded Targets Solar, Semiconductor Measurement of Ungrounded Targets Thickness, Metrology Description [Application Note 50318] Today’s semiconductor and solar industries drive the demand for thinner wafers to conserve silicon and fulfill new IC applications. To meet this demand, wafer fabricators seek greater [...]

In-Situ Particle Detection

In-Situ Particle Detection Research & Development In-Situ Particle Detection Presence/Absence Description Introduction:  Foreign particles in food stuffs, plant produce, grains, etc. can lead to customer dissatisfaction when the items are packaged for sale. In some cases — it can be dangerous. Opportunity:  A major cigarette [...]

Nuclear Heat Exchanger Vibration

Nuclear Heat Exchanger Vibration Power Generation Nuclear Heat Exchanger Vibration Amplitude Description Introduction: Power plants, particularly nuclear power plants, require heat exchangers to cool down the primary working fluid for the power plant. Excessive vibration can lead to cracking and premature failure of the heat [...]

Fiber Optic Probes Measure Stator Bar Vibration

Fiber Optic Probes Measure Stator Bar Vibration Power Generation, Industrial Stator Bar Vibration In A High Magnetic Field Amplitude Description [Application Note 11718] One of the primary concerns in large generator design is vibration. Excessive vibration can lead to premature breakdown of insulation and other materials, [...]

Solenoid Door Latches

Solenoid Door Latches Aviation/ Aerospace Solenoid Door Latches Displacement Description A key supplier to the aerospace industry who manufactures many types of solenoid door latches was faced with the requirement to measure the motion of the lock plunger. Since the solenoid latch needs to complete [...]

Using Laser Technology to Detect Fatigue Cracks

Using Laser Technology to Detect Fatigue Cracks Aviation/ Aerospace Jet Turbine Blade Vibration Amplitude Description In order to simulate real world conditions turbine blades are vibrated in a sound chamber at a variety of elevated temperatures. A siren directs a blast of pulsed air at the [...]

Tire Tread Measurement

Tire Tread Measurement Automotive Tire Tread Inspection Depth Description Tire manufacturers and Used Tire Reuse Centers want to satisfy their customers, and protect themselves from liabilities. Manufacturers are moving to 100% tire inspection for tread depth, defects and abnormality detection. Defects not only cause potential [...]

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