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Article: Solving the Shortage of Aviation Technicians Through Product Design

he MRO industry is seeing an exodus of retiring mechanics — even as fewer young mechanics sign up to enter the trade. Exacerbating the situation is the extensive training and dated equipment aspiring technicians must contend with before they can join the workforce.

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Article: Advanced Test Equipment Enables LED Lighting Manufacturers to Ensure Compliance with Standards-August, 2022-Designing-Electronics.com

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Why You Need Automotive Cable Tests Before Cars Hit the Road

The automotive industry deals with some of the most technologically diverse pieces of commercially available machinery worldwide — cars and trucks. As these machines continue [...]

A Comprehensive Guide to Non-Contact Sensors and Their Applications

A Comprehensive Guide to Non-Contact Sensors and Their ApplicationsSensors, both contact and non-contact, are crucial devices that allow the monitoring, detection, and reaction to conditions [...]

How Aircraft Operators Reduce Downtime While “Sweating the Assets”

In a recent article called “UPS Gives Old Jets New Life,” Bloomberg reports how United Parcel Service (UPS) is replacing the cockpit computers on [...]

Navy Orders Avionics Test and Measurement Systems

The U.S. Navy wants new avionics test and measurement systems. Under the terms of a $109-million award, the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division [...]

Functions & Features of Advanced Hipot Testers – as published in Test & Measurement Tips – 6/18

Functions and Features of Advanced Hipot Testers June 18, 2018 by Lee Teschler Modern instruments help to check whether manufactured equipment meets the proliferating variety [...]

Vendors Support Hipot, Insulation-Resistance and Ground-Bond Tests- as seen in Rick’s Blog on the EE Website – 7/18

Vendors Support Hipot, Insulation-Resistance and Ground Bond Tests by Rick Nelson - Evaluation Engineering - July 2018 To meet the requirements of your electrical safety [...]

Picking the Right Hipot Tester For The Job – as published in Power Systems Design Magazine – 9/2018

Picking the Right Hipot Tester for the Job Understanding the testing requirements and standards will ultimately save testing time and cost. By Kevin Clark, CEO, [...]

Application Notes

Digital Capacitance Sensor Provides Closed-Loop Piezo Positioning Control

Digital Capacitance Sensor Provides Closed-Loop Piezo Positioning Control Consumer Electronics, Industrial Closed-Loop Piezo Positioning Control Positioning, Robot Guide [...]

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 [...]

Interfacing MTI’s Digital Accumeasure to Measurement Computing’s DASYLab with Modbus

Interfacing MTI's Digital Accumeasure to Measurement Computing's DASYLab with Modbus Interfacing MTI's Digital Accumeasure to Measurement Computing's DASYLab with [...]

MTI’s Accumeasure HD Amplifier vs. SmarAct’s PicoScale Interferometer

MTI's Accumeasure HD Amplifier vs. SmarAct's PicoScale Interferometer Research & Development Piezoceramic, 1-3 Pzt / Polymer Composite And Pvdf [...]

Wireless Measurement of Very Small Gap Changes Inside Rotating Machinery

Solar, Semiconductor Measurement of Ungrounded Targets Thickness, Metrology Description Description This application note describes how to use capacitance for [...]

Ideal Charge Amplifier for Piezo Electric Transducers

Ideal Charge Amplifier for Piezo Electric Transducers Aviation (Turbine Engines), Automotive Research and Development, Industrial Manufacturing Vibration Monitoring: Turbine [...]

Case-In-Point: Step Height Measurement (Thickness) of Copper Foil or EV Battery Film on a Roller Rig

Step Height Measurement (Thickness) of Copper Foil or EV Battery Film on a Roller Rig Leverage MTI Instruments’ digital Accumeasure system to measure the [...]

Ultrasonic Tissue Characterization

Ultrasonic Tissue Characterization Customer Case This customer's application is Ultrasonic Tissue Characterization. Their ultrasonic sensors transmit 16 signals. The customer's requirement is to capture [...]

Digitizing Ultrasonic Signals

Digitizing Ultrasonic Signals Customer Case The customer has an ultrasonic signal that he wants to digitize with either 8 or 12-bit resolution. The sampling [...]

Digital Ultrasonic Array Data Capture

Digital Ultrasonic Array Data Capture Customer Case A customer possesses a commercial medical diagnostic ultrasonic system. The ultrasonic sensing head consists of an ultrasonic [...]

Arbitrary Ultrasonic Generator

Arbitrary Ultrasonic Generator Customer Case Ultrasonic generation pulses must be varied to accommodate different types of ultrasonic transducers. General-purpose highly damped contact transducers are [...]

Pipeline Testing

Pipeline Testing Customer Case The customer wants to test pipelines for corrosion and cracks. They intend to use a small robot which they can [...]

Non-Destructive Testing (NDT)

Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) Customer Case This customer manufactures non-destructive test equipment which allows customers such as steel mills to test the quality of their [...]

Acoustic Micro-Imaging

Acoustic Micro-Imaging Customer Case The customer is a leader in the field of acoustic micro-imaging. They use pulse ultrasound to image non-human materials. The [...]

Galvannealing Phosphor Thermometry

Galvannealing Phosphor Thermometry Customer Case During the process of galvanizing, steel is dipped in a bath of liquid tin to increase its resistance to [...]

Machine Tools Characterization

Machine Tools Characterization Customer Case This customer is involved in characterizing machine tools. In order to do this, they need five simultaneous channels capturing [...]

Pulsed Electric Field Food Processing

Pulsed Electric Field Food Processing Customer Case Pulsed Electric Field Food Processing is a continuous food processing system in which beverages (with a known [...]

Electrical Cable Testing

Electrical Cable Testing Customer Case The customer needs to test, certify, and troubleshoot electrical cable that is used on-board Navy ships. They must test [...]

Monitoring Critical Variables

Monitoring Critical Variables Customer Case The customer wanted a quick visual inspection of many readings of slow varying parameters. Readings of pressure, temperature and [...]

Plasma Coating of Airplane Parts

Plasma Coating of Airplane Parts Customer Case The customer produces plasma coating for airplane parts. They need to count the number of plasma particles [...]

Gas Turbine Monitoring

Gas Turbine Monitoring Customer Case A customer who designs and develops turbo-machinery uses automated data-acquisition and reduction routines. The complete system can sequentially scan [...]

Improving Performance of Gas Compressors

Improving Performance of Gas Compressors Customer Case A customer who is a manufacturer of natural gas compressors is seeking to improve the efficiency of [...]

Avionics Bus Monitoring

Avionics Bus Monitoring Customer Case The requirement is to monitor anomalies on an avionics bus that controls systems aboard spacecrafts. The customer will know [...]

Nuclear Reactor Tube Testing

Nuclear Reactor Tube Testing Customer Case The customer needs to test specialized alloy tubing used to carry water within a nuclear reactor for possible [...]

Radar Altimeter

Radar Altimeter Customer Case In this RADAR application the customer has pulses coming in at 1660 Hz. For every pulse they need to capture [...]

Ultra High-Speed Radar

Ultra High-Speed Radar Customer Case This application requires the acquisition of very fast analog signals at relatively slow sample rates for a long period [...]

Phase Conjugate Sonar

Phase Conjugate Sonar Customer Case Dissipationless physical systems, such as simple planetary motion or a swinging pendulum, exhibit time-reversal invariance. This means that if [...]

Ozone Profiling Lidar System

Ozone Profiling Lidar System Customer Case The customer is designing an ozone-profiling lidar system for measuring the concentration of ozone from ground level up [...]

High-Spatial Resolution Lidar

High-Spatial Resolution Lidar Customer Case In Lidar, which is Laser Radar, spatial resolution is limited by the laser pulse width. This customer's laser pulse [...]

Ozone Profiling

Ozone Profiling Customer Case Ozone profiling involves many averaging operations, which makes it very difficult to obtain the results immediately. There can be a [...]

Radar Waveform Sampling & Processing

Radar Waveform Sampling & Processing Customer Case A customer involved in Naval Research needed to sample and process radar waveforms, to be used as [...]

Polar Ice Thickness Measurements

Polar Ice Thickness Measurements Customer Case The customer is an academic researcher in climate change. He wants to record the depth of the permafrost [...]

Storm Watch / Tornado Radar

Storm Watch / Tornado Radar Customer Case On average, the United States experiences 100,000 thunderstorms each year, causing about 1,000 tornadoes. The customer is [...]

Atmospheric Remote Sensing

Atmospheric Remote Sensing Customer Case The customer requires a combination of hardware and software ("data system") to do live update sampling, processing, display, and [...]

Nuclear Decay Experiment

Nuclear Decay Experiment Customer Case A customer wants to measure nuclear decay rates of various radioactive isotopes. With each nuclear decay, the isotope under [...]

Nuclear Ion Testing

Nuclear Ion Testing Customer Case This customer is involved in nuclear ion testing. The pulse amplitudes of nuclear ions from a detector must be [...]

Alpha Particle Counting

Alpha Particle Counting Customer Case A customer has to characterize a new design for a solid state alpha particle detector. The detector is essentially [...]

Nuclear Particle Location

Nuclear Particle Location Customer Case The customer studies nuclear particles traveling in an electrically charged medium. The particles emit two types of short 53 [...]

Neutrino Detection System

Neutrino Detection System Customer Case Neutrinos are tiny (possibly massless) neutral elementary particles which interact with matter via the weak nuclear force. The weakness [...]

Radioactive Nuclear-Decay Detection

Radioactive Nuclear-Decay Detection Customer Case The customer has a requirement for PC-based waveform digitizer cards to digitize shaped pulses derived from nuclear-decay detectors. These [...]

Neutrinos Study

Neutrinos Study Customer Case Neutrinos are said to be the most elusive and exotic particles in the universe. They are tiny neutral elementary particles [...]

Hyper Remote Laser Sensor

Hyper Remote Laser Sensor Customer Case The customer is at the prototype stage for building a hyper remote sensor which will fly over the [...]

Laser Induced Fluorescence (LIF)

Laser Induced Fluorescence (LIF) Customer Case A customer has developed a breakthrough technique for the application of laser-induced fluorescence (LIF) detection to high performance [...]

Optical Spectroscopy

Optical Spectroscopy Customer Case A customer who is completing his doctorate in Chemistry at the California Institute of Technology has identified the need to [...]

Kinetics of Protein Dynamics

Kinetics of Preotein Dynamics Customer Case The customer is measuring kinetics of protein dynamics with a time scale of between a few nanoseconds and [...]

Laser Spectroscopy

Laser Spectroscopy Customer Case An academic researcher is studying the attenuation properties of different materials inside Laser cavities for applications in Laser Spectroscopy. The [...]

Laser Transient Absorption Spectroscopy

Laser Transient Absorption Spectroscopy Customer Case The customer's setup is a scientific application in which transient signals from a Laser Absorption Spectroscope are transferred [...]

Laser Scanning for Eye Diseases

Laser Scanning for Eye Diseases Customer Case In scanning for non-ablative eye diseases, the customer has a requirement for high vertical resolution while remaining [...]

Echocardiography Experiment

Echocardiography Experiment Customer Case This customer is involved in an Echocardiography experiment. The customer already has an ultrasound imager with a built-in A/D converter [...]

Ultrasound Imaging

Ultrasound Imaging Customer Case This customer's application involves capturing ultrasound echoes from a medical imaging system, to be used in bedside monitors, defibrillators, intervascular [...]

Ultrasonic Imaging

Ultrasonic Imaging Customer Case The customer is digitizing signals returned from an ultrasonic transducer used in the study of cardiac phenomena. At the moment, [...]

Ultrasound Tissue Imaging

Ultrasound Tissue Imaging Customer Case This customer is building a system to be used as a test station for examining human tissue for disease. [...]

Ultrasonic Medical Imaging System

Ultrasonic Medical Imaging System Customer Case A customer wants to construct an ultrasonic medical imaging system based on a transducer array. A central ultrasonic [...]

Intra-Vascular Ultrasound

Intra-Vascular Ultrasound Customer Case The customer does intra-vascular diagnostic ultrasound. In this novel technique, an ultrasonic catheter is guided through a patient's blood vessel. [...]

Deep Capture of Medical Sonography Signals

Deep Capture of Medical Sonography Signals Customer Case Medical sonography refers to the use of reflected ultrasonic echoes to image a patient's internal organs. [...]

Laser Scanning Microscope Interface

Laser Scanning Microscope Interface Customer Case This customer needs to interface a scanning laser microscope to their PC so that image data can be [...]

Medical

The following example case studies demonstrate how GaGe products and services have been successfully applied in various data acquisition medical applications. We encourage you [...]

Image Acquisition of Three Analog Cameras

Image Acquisition of Three Analog Cameras Customer Case The customer is using three independent cameras made by Cidtec. These cameras provide an analog output [...]

Charge-Couple Device (CCD) Data Capture

Charge-Couple Device (CCD) Data Capture Customer Case The client is involved in developing a charge-couple device (CCD) based system to function as an imaging [...]

Cable TV Testing

Cable TV Testing Customer Case The customer is building a cable TV test instrument which will allow the service provider to monitor and troubleshoot [...]

High-Speed Digitization of Video Signals

High-Speed Digitization of Video Signals Customer Case The customer is involved in a radar experiment requiring 12-bit digitization of two incoming video signals of [...]

Optical Scanning of Drive Media

Optical Scanning of Drive Media Customer Case The customer's application is optical scanning for drive testing. The goal is to identify burnt or damaged [...]

Disk Drive Track Scanning

Disk Drive Track Scanning Customer Case The customer is trying to digitize an 83 millisecond long signal coming out of a disk mounted on [...]

Print Head Testing

Print Head Testing Customer Case The customer's task is to develop a system that is capable of driving and testing a prototype printhead. Because [...]

MEMS-Based High Throughput Screening

MEMS-Based High Throughput Screening Customer Case The customer needs to do frequency analysis to determine the resonant frequency of an oscillating micro-fabricated device. They [...]

Automatic Accelerometer Calibration System

Automatic Accelerometer Calibration System Customer Case The customer's Automated Accelerometer Calibration System provides NIST traceable calibration of most accelerometer types, whether self-generating piezo-electric or [...]

Satellite Down Line Converter

Satellite Down Line Converter Customer Case A customer needs to capture incoming satellite communication signals at a ground-based receiver. After analog demodulation and amplification, [...]

Treadmill Power Glitch Monitoring

Treadmill Power Glitch Monitoring Customer Case A customer develops gym equipment such as treadmills. The requirement is for an inexpensive way to monitor voltage [...]

Digital I/O ASIC Testing

Digital I/O ASIC Testing Customer Case A customer needs to generate stimulus to test his Application Specific Integrated Circuits and to capture response from [...]

Network Integrated Circuit (IC) Testing

Network Integrated Circuit (IC) Testing Customer Case A customer makes Integrated Circuit (IC) chips that are used in home network systems. These systems can [...]

Automotive Engine Controller Monitoring

Automotive Engine Controller Monitoring Customer Case The customer is a major electronics manufacturer who wants to find a cost effective replacement to VXI digitizers [...]

Digital ASIC Device Testing

Digital ASIC Device Testing Customer Case The customer wants to test the design of their ASIC devices. To test their IC, they need to [...]

ROAD SURFACE QUALITY

Various Departments of Transportation (DOTs), both nationally and internationally, are developing and incorporating automated road quality inspection equipment. “It is well known that the characteristics [...]

TIRE TREAD INSPECTION WITH 1D LASER SENSOR

Tire manufacturers wants to satisfy their customers, and protect themselves from liabilities, manufacturers are moving to 100% tire inspection for defects and abnormalities. Defects [...]

SOLENOID DOOR LATCHES

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 [...]

ULTRASONIC HORN VIBRATION

An “ultrasonic horn” is the device which concentrates this energy and applies it to a process. They come in many different sizes and configurations depending [...]

CEMENT BOARD QUALITY CONTROL

Cement backer board is used as underlayment for tile floors, walls and counter tops. It is also used as exterior sheathing and in exterior [...]

CAPACITANCE SENSORS FACILITATE 3D IC CONSTRUCTION

[Application Note 70518] To boost device performance, today’s semiconductor and microelectronics manufacturers are building three-dimensional integrated circuits featuring vertically-stacked silicon wafers and dies. The [...]

CAMERA SHIELD MEASUREMENT

Equipment Setup Equipment Used DTS-25-04 laser headRotary StagePC with Digital Microtrak Basic Support software Setup Power is automatic mode. Filter is 100HzSample rate is 1000 [...]

MONITOR ROLLER GAPS AND PARALLELISM

Easy Roller Gap Measurement Ensures Calendering SuccessMany roll-to-roll finishing processes typically use a calender, or series of hard pressure rollers, to deliver smooth, high-quality products [...]

PRECISION LASER MEASURING TOOLS

If you are looking for high quality, reliable precision laser measurement tools and devices then you are in the right place. MTI Instruments is a [...]

GRINDING PROCESS

A cylindrical grinding process finishes most wheel spindle surfaces. It is essential that this grinding process leave a surface finish that is smooth and [...]

PIEZOELECTRIC STACK MOTION

Fotonic sensors are ideal for making dynamic measurement of very small oscillatory motions. Using the MTI-2100 with a spectrum analyzer, angstrom level measurements are possible. [...]

PIEZOELECTRIC DEVICE AMPLITUDE

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 [...]

NUCLEAR HEAT EXCHANGER VIBRATION

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 [...]

TAPE CARTRIDGE MOVEMENT

Researchers are presently working on drives with track widths in the 5 to 1 micron region. For these small widths, tape wander, properly called Lateral [...]

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Case-In-Point: High-Accuracy Capacitive Thickness Measurement Optimizes Li-Ion EV Battery Plate Qualities

High-Accuracy Capacitive Thickness Measurement Optimizes Li-Ion EV Battery Plate Qualities EV Battery manufacturers need to measure EV battery plate thickness with a high [...]

MTI App Note: Step Height Measurement (Thickness) of Copper Foil or EV Battery Film on a Roller Rig

Step Height Measurement (Thickness) of Copper Foil or EV Battery Film on a Roller Rig Leverage MTI Instruments' digital Accumeasure system to measure the [...]

MTI Application Note: How to Achieve <1um Accuracy When Measuring Roller Gap

How to Achieve <1um Accuracy When Measuring Roller Gap Roller Gap Measurement with MTI Digital Accumeasure Capacitive Probes Many roll-to-roll finishing processes typically use [...]

GaGe Application Note: Creating a Data Link Signal Integrity Test Platform

Creating a Data Link Signal Integrity Test Platform This application note describes how a manufacturer of data links utilizes GaGe Instruments’ PC-based high-speed [...]

MTI Application Note: Security of Flight Doors Improved Through Use of MTI-2100 Fotonic Sensor

Security of Flight Doors Improved Through Use of MTI-2100 Fotonic Sensor Increased Safety & Reliability for Aircraft Cockpit Doors NTSB safety records point [...]

MTI Application Note: Testing for Connector Failure Due To Vibration or Shock

Testing for Connector Failure Due to Vibration or Shock Mobile Communications Equipment Needs Reliable Connectors That Will Not Disconnect with Shock [...]

Application Note: How to Ensure Your LED Lighting Products Meet Industry Standards

Testing for performance, energy effeciency, consumption verification, quality and safety compliance during product development. Introduction Manufacturers and [...]

GaGe Application Note: Creating a Data Link Signal Integrity Test Platform

Download a PDF Copy of this App Note Data Link Device Testing The data link device under test (Figure 1) is characterized by comparing [...]

A Comprehensive Guide to Non-Contact Sensors and Their Applications

A Comprehensive Guide to Non-Contact Sensors and Their ApplicationsSensors, both contact and non-contact, are crucial devices that allow the monitoring, detection, and reaction to conditions [...]

High-Speed Digitizer Advantages

GaGe is a worldwide industry leader in high speed data acquisition solutions featuring a portfolio of the highest performance digitizers, PC oscilloscope and spectrum analayzer [...]

Vitrek’s Automated Testing System Simplifies and Speeds Automotive Cable/Harness Testing

Vitrek's Automated Testing System Simplifies and Speeds Automotive Cable/Harness Testing Testing system combines a hipot tester with Vitrek’s 964i switching system and [...]

The Benefits of Manual, Semi-Automated, and Fully-Automated Systems for Semiconductor Wafer Inspection and Metrology

This is the third of three articles in Semiconductor Wafer Measurement for Increased Profitability. The first article in this series explains why disc geometry [...]

Why Disc Geometry Matters In Wafer Production

This is the first of three articles in Semiconductor Wafer Measurement for Increased Profitability. The second article examines the cost of failing to inspect [...]

How Capacitive Measurement Can Help Reduce Packaging Waste

Product packaging is often made of lightweight polymeric foams or plastic sheets and films. These materials are relatively inexpensive, but manufacturers still want to [...]

Advantages of Measuring Semiconductor Thin Film Thickness with Capacitance

Semiconductor Thin Films: Measuring Thickness with Capacitance In the semiconductor industry, thin films are deposited onto silicon and other wafer materials one atomic layer [...]

Contact vs. Non-Contact Measurement and Linear Displacement Sensors

Contact vs. Non-Contact Measurement and Linear Displacement Sensors Linear displacement sensors are used to measure the distance between two points or two plane surfaces. [...]

Using Capacitance Sensors for Non-Conductive Material Measurement

Non-Conductive Material Measurement with Capacitance Sensors Capacitance sensors are non-contact devices that can be used to obtain position, thickness, and dynamic measurements with a [...]

Wafer Stress Analysis Using the 300iSA

Wafer Stress Analysis Using MTI Instruments Proforma 300iSAWafer processing involves several stages that may translate into mechanical alterations. Sometimes these alterations can cause deformities that [...]

Capacitance Probes vs. Strain Gauges in Piezo Flexure Stages

Capacitance probes with pico-positioning sensors can be embedded in piezo flexure stages. With minor mounting modifications, these non-contact probes provide significantly greater accuracy than [...]

CMP and Capacitance-Based Semiconductor Wafer Measurement

Chemical mechanical polishing (CMP) uses chemical oxidation and mechanical abrasion to selectively remove material from semiconductor wafers in order to achieve very high levels [...]

MTI Instrument’s PBS ROI Calculator: See How Much Money You Can Save

Ensuring the proper operation of your aircraft engine is essential to complying with manufacturers guidelines for the safety and longevity of the aircraft. Ensuring [...]

MEMS and Capacitance-Based Semiconductor Wafer Measurement

MEMS Technology and Capacitance-Based Wafer Measurement Micro-electrical-mechanical systems (MEMS) are tiny devices that house electrical and mechanical components on a single silicon chip or [...]

Measuring the Step Height Thickness of Non- Woven Conductive Films

Establishing and maintaining product quality throughout the production process is a common challenge of all manufacturers.  How does an organization ensure the optimal output [...]

Wafer Backgrinding and Semiconductor Thickness Measurements

Wafer backgrinding is the first step in semiconductor packaging, the process of encasing one or more discrete semiconductor devices or integrated circuits (IC) for [...]

Silicon Carbide vs. Silicon in EV Power Electronics

Compare silicon carbide vs. silicon for electric vehicle (EV) power electronics and learn about SiC wafer measurement. As demand for electric vehicles (EVs) [...]

EV Batteries Need Thickness Gauging for Lower Costs and Higher Performance

EV batteries need to cost less and last longer. Until the e-mobility industry solves these challenges, electric vehicle (EV) adoption won’t match the hype [...]

Transducer Selection for High Resolution Applications

High resolution applications do not always require an interferometer. If you want to make accurate measurements in the micron to picometer range, then an [...]

High Resolution Semiconductor Wafer Measurements at Lower Costs

MTI's Proforma technology characterizes semiconductor wafers in terms of bow and warp, thickness, total thickness variation (TTV) and center thickness. Until recently, [...]

Measure Wafer Bow, Warp and TTV with Capacitance

The flatness of silicon wafers used to manufacture integrated circuits is controlled to tight tolerances to help ensure that the whole wafer is sufficiently [...]

How to Measure Dielectric Separator Thickness in EV Batteries

The International Energy Agency predicts that as many as 125 million electric vehicles (EVs) will be on the road by 2030. At the heart [...]

Capacitance Sensing Provides Two Ways to Measure EV Battery Plate Thickness

MTI Instruments has released an application note that explains how to use capacitance to measure the thickness of the lithium battery plates in electric [...]

How Aviation MROs Can Maximize Labor Efficiency and Asset Uptime

MTI Instruments is supplying the aviation industry with solutions to the skilled labor shortage and reduced equipment availability. No, our Albany, New York company [...]

Trends in High Resolution Sensors for Semiconductor Metrology and Inspection

High resolution sensors are supporting improvements in semiconductor metrology and inspection at vital points in the production process. Because the fabrication of semiconductor wafers [...]

Position, Displacement, and Vibration Measurement with Precision, High Resolution, and Flexibility

The MTI-2100 Fotonic™ sensor uses advanced fiber optics and electronics to precisely measure position, displacement, and vibration. This high-resolution, non-contact metrology system supports a [...]

How the Aviation Industry Solves Vibration and Balancing Challenges

The aviation industry spends significant amounts of time and money on problems caused by engine vibration. Imbalance, the most common cause of engine vibration, [...]

Five Common Mistakes with Semiconductor Wafer Measurement

Semiconductor wafer measurement requires a high degree of precision. The right metrology equipment and inspection processes are important, but so is procedural consistency and [...]

3D Integrated Circuits Use Capacitive Sensing to Ensure Coplanarity

Three-dimensional (3D) integrated circuits (ICs) feature silicon wafers and dies that are stacked vertically for improved device performance. By using the Z-axis, 3D ICs [...]

Measurements Using Capacitive Sensors

Precise Measurements Using Capacitive Sensors Capacitive sensors can be divided into two categories based upon their performance and intended use. [...]

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