In this thesis the effect of DC voltage bias on the equivalent series resistance (ESR) and further on the losses of capacitors is investigated. Especially losses caused by piezoelectric resonances in capacitors with ferroelectric dielectric are investigated.

In this guide Dr. Tomasz Zawada from TOOsonix explains the most important parameters of piezoceramic components and how to measure them using the Bode 100

This application note explains how to analyze the control loop stability of DC/DC converters by measuring the loop gain.

This article by Steven M. Sandler describes how the ESR of the output capacitor, required to achieve a desired phase margin can be determined by one simple measurement.

Sometimes you have no access to the feedback loop of a voltage regulator. This application note shows how you can measure the stability in such cases non-invasively.

This Article by Steven M. Sandler and Danny Chow from AEi Systems describes how the Bode 100 is used to extract the parameters of a flyback transformer in order to create a wideband SPICE model.

The PSRR is an important quality indicator for power supplies. It can be easily measured with the Bode 100 and the Picotest J2120A Line Injector. This Application Note shows how.

In their article Steven M. Sandler and Danny Chow from AEi Systems intend to dispel three common myths regarding transformers, and more generally, magnetic coupling

BAS 3 comes with many new features. Check out this video to learn more about them.

Bode 100 is the perfect instrument to measure the control loop stability of power supplies. Check out this video to learn more.

This bachelor thesis focuses on the contactless resonance frequency and q-factor measurement of inductively coupled RFID transponders.

Learn how the ESR of a capacitor behaves over frequency. In this videos we use Bode 100 and B-WIC to measure the ESR of an aluminum and a film capacitor.

Learn how to use the Bode 100 to contactless measure the resonance frequency and Q-factor of an RFID transponder.

The equivalent circuit parameters of a transformer can be derived by some simple measurements. This application note guides through the measurement steps.

Lukas Heinzle, Student at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology uses the Bode 100 to measure the mutual coupling between two cylindrical coils.

With the Bode 100 you can measure S-Parameters as well as the Voltage Transfer Function of a DUT. Check out this video to learn more.

The equivalent series resistance of a capacitor (ESR) is not always specified by the manufacturer. The Bode 100 with its impedance adapters offers an easy and fast way of measuring the ESR over frequency.

In this series of videos, Dr. Ali Shirsavar from Biricha shows how to design EMC filters.

Measuring the plant of a digitally controlled converter is not as straightforward as in the analog case. The solution however is quite simple. Set the compensator to a constant value and measure the loop. Dr. Ali Shirsavar explains the details and how to connect the Bode 100 to perform the...

This article by Dr. Michael Hallworth and Dr. Ali Shirsavar investigates a microcontroller-based peak current mode control of a Buck converter.

In this short video, Dr. Ali Shirsavar from Biricha describes the contents of TI's Digital Power Workshop. The video details the workshop content, the equipment used in the lab and what the attendees can expect to learn.

This collection of articles shows how the high-frequency behavior of electrical machines can be used to assess and monitor the insulation condition of the machine.

In this application note we show how very low impedance values can be measured using the Bode 100.

This article by Dr. Ali Shirsavar investigates the implementation of peak current mode control with slope compensation using a single Piccolo A from Texas Instruments.

In this short video Dr. Ali Shirsavar from Biricha Digital demonstrates how the frequency response of the plant of a digital power supply can be measured using a network analyzer.

It can be very important to measure the resonance frequency of a RFID tag without contacting the tag. This Application note shows how this measurement can be performed using the Bode 100

This document deals with the theory of Eddy Current testing and shows that the Bode 100 can be used to measure the impedance of probe coils.

In this short video, Dr. Ali Shirsavar from Biricha Digital demonstrates how to open loop frequency response of a digital power supply can be measured using a network analyzer.

In this application note we measure the impedance of power factor correction (PFC) or DC Link capacitors using the Bode 100 vector network analyzer in conjunction with the B-AMP 12 amplifier.

In this application note we explain how the equivalent circuit model of an inductor can be derived from its impedance spectrum.

Learn how the Bode 100 can be used to measure the frequency dependent characteristics of audio amplifiers and the impedance of loudspeakers as well as the voltage transfer function of audio crossovers.

This document contains the theory of Skin effects and shows how to use the Bode 100 to measure the effective resistance of a wire.

This application note shows how to use the Bode 100 to measure open loop gain as well as closed loop gain of operational amplifiers.

A customer repaired his 30 years old Revox A78 audio Amplifier and documented the performance of the device using the Bode 100 Vector Network Analyzer

Gerhard Kaineder and Erwin Schimbäck from the LCM show how to measure the equivalent circuit parameters of a printed circuit coil for RFID applications.

This application note describes how to derive a model for a resonant Wireless Power Transfer (WPT) coil link using the Bode 100 vector network analyzer

In this application note we demonstrate how to measure the impedance of a photovoltaic module with the Bode 100.

The Bode 100 is used at the Regensburg University of Applied Sciences to perform several measurements at the system concepts lab

In this application note, we show how the Bode 100 can be used to measure the input impedance of a DC/DC converter and why this is important for system stability.

The Master thesis of Florian Hämmerle focuses on a planar coil manufactured using a microtechnology based process.

This document shows how to measure the current transfer ratio over frequency.

In this document, Christoph Büsel, a teacher at a technical college in Austria is sharing the preparation for a lesson on Quartz Crystal Equivalent Circuit Modelling with us.

In this application note, we show how the Bode 100 can be used to measure the high-frequency impedance of equipment designed to be powered by mains voltage

This Article from Tobias Hofer explains the design of an EMC filter for a switched mode power supply.

In here, we show how the Bode 100 can be used to measure inductors over frequency with DC bias applied.

This application note shows how the Bode 100 is used to measure the impedance spectrum of a battery.

This application note describes how to measure the AC current gain hfe of a bipolar transistor using the Bode 100 vector network analyzer.

OMICRON Lab was recently allowed to support a very interesting project on a new data interface concept for computer

This Appnote explains how the Bode 100 can be used to measure cable parameters such as the cable's dielectric constant. Further on it is demonstrated how the Bode 100 can be used to determine the position of a cable break.

Together with AESA-Cortaillod, a leading provider in telecommunication cable measurement systems we have developed this application note.

Very often it is useful to know the equivalent circuit of a certain component. This application note demonstrates a simple way to get the equivalent circuit of a quartz crystal using the Bode 100.

This application note shows how the reverse transfer characteristic of a linear voltage regulator is measured using the Bode 100 and additional accessories

This application note shows one possibility to extend the impedance measurement range of the Bode 100 with a high impedance bridge.

QuickFil is a powerful tool for the design of passive filters. This application note shows how to design and measure a bandpass filter using QuickFil and Bode 100.

The Bode 100 offers many useful functions to analyze radio transmission links. This application note shows impedance matching and attenuation measurements on a 27 MHz system.

RFI (radio frequency interference) respectively EMI (electromagnetic interference) behavior is very important in nowadays electronic devices. We show how the characteristic of a standard RFI or EMI filter can be measured using the Bode 100.

This Appnote explains how Bode 100 can be used to measure important transformer parameters like the coupling factor, resonance frequency and transfer function.

The Bode Analyzer Suite offers several useful functions to perform measurements on antennas of any kind.

Voltage regulator crosstalk can cause serious problems in power supply systems. We show how to measure crosstalk easily.

Winding failures in planar printed circuit transformers are sometimes hard to detect. We show how the Bode 100 can be used to detect failures in planar coils.

Impedance can depend on the applied DC voltage. We show how the Bode 100 impedance measurement capabilities can be extended with the Picotest DC Bias Injector.