Great news for software developers: now you can use all current PicoScopes and PicoLog data loggers with the Raspberry Pi. We've added new armhf beta drivers to the Pico driver repository for Linux.
The Earth's atmosphere is electrically charged, the strength of the electric field varying with weather conditions. In this application note, Frank Thompson of Reading University in the UK shows how he built a field mill to measure this electric field and then used PicoScope to capture the results.
We recommend updating to the latest PicoScope 6 release for the following improvements:
Pico Technology’s RF business development manager, Mark Ashcroft, demonstrates two MATLAB applications written for the PicoVNA 106. The first pulls in the S-parameters and displays them at the full speed available in the PicoVNA 2 software. The second provides a simple go/no-go test for a DUT.
The PicoVNA 106 6 GHz vector network analyzer is now even faster. Thanks to a recent software update, the instrument can now measure over 5500 dual-port S parameters per second. In practical terms, this leads to the following upgraded capabilities:
PicoLog 6.1.10, the software for Pico data loggers, is now a stable release. These new features are now fully tested:
This version also fixes some bugs that were present in the previous release. Try it now!
We're proud to announce that Dr Alex Beasley, hardware development engineer at Pico, has been named one of the top 30 young electronics engineers in the UK.
The EW BrightSparks award is jointly organized by RS Components and Electronics Weekly.
Image: Sue Foll, Electronics Weekly
Please visit Pico Exhibitions for the latest list of exhibitions and trade shows that Pico and its representatives will be attending.
Thanks to our continuing success and growth Pico are always seeking talented people to join our company.
Please visit https://jobs.picotech.com/ to see our current vacancies. We look forward to hearing from you!
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