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Understanding and characterizing timing jitter

Thursday, February 7th, 2013

Matthew Zaleski found this resource posted by National Instruments. It's a fairly detailed whitepaper titled "Understanding and Characterizing Timing Jitter". This looks like a good resource for anyone doing high-frequency communications. Via the contact form.

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National Instruments acquires Digilent Inc

Thursday, January 24th, 2013

Here's a bit of industry news, National Instrument's acquired Digilent Inc. Digilent is a manufacturer of educational and development boards for FPGAs, microcontrollers, and PSoCs. They were also kind enough to sponsor our latest open 7400 contest with two Analog Discovery bench tools. National Instruments (NI) recently acquired all the...

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