Gain insight on how to measure and analyze the current draw and power consumption of your device through theoretical and practical information delivered by Keysight experts.

Topics Include:

  • Measurement and Sourcing Challenges
  • Current Drain analysis
  • RF power event correlation with current Drain
  • Efficient Capture of Waveforms for Power Rail Analysis
  • Data Acquisition

COST
Complimentary

REGISTRATION
8:00 a.m.

TIME
8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Continental breakfast and lunch included

Dates and Locations

Tuesday, March 31, 2020
Courtyard by Marriott
1311 American Lane
Schaumburg, IL 60173

Thursday, April 2, 2020
North Metro Event Center
1000 Gramsie Road
Shoreview, MN 55126

Agenda

8:00 – Continental Breakfast/Welcome

8:30 – Power Consumption Theory/Basics

  • Low powered devices – general overview
  • Typical device characteristics
  • Current drain characterization
  • Battery emulation and profiling
    • Battery chemistry
    • Voltage and internal resistance vs State of charge
    • Internal resistance and impedance: DC approach vs AC approach

10:00 – Break

10:15 – Measurement and Sourcing Challenges

  • Measurement challenges
    • Traditional measurement methods
    • High dynamic range and current resolution
    • DC measurement accuracy- Low noise floor
    • Minimal effect from the test system
    • Burden voltage in current measurement
    • Waveform digitizing and data logging
    • Find anomalies in long term data log – post analysis through huge data
    • Capturing smaller high BW signals
  • Sourcing challenges
    • Power supply operation modes
    • Remote sensing
    • Minimize signal noise
    • Combine to increase power
    • Device protection
    • Basic PS vs Specialized PS
    • Transient recovery
    • Fast up/down programming
    • Output transients ARB
    • Battery emulator characteristics
    • E-load operating modes

12:00 – Lunch

12:30 – From Theory to Practicality – Session 1

  • Current Drain analysis
    • Seamless current measurement
    • Zero-burden ammeter
    • Automation
  • RF power event correlation with current Drain
    • Test automation
    • Results visualization

2:00 – Break

2:10 – From Theory to Practicality – Session 2

  • Efficient Capture of Waveforms for Power Rail Analysis
  • Data Acquisition
    • Temperature profiling in power consumption

3:15-3:30 Wrap up and Questions

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