|Exploring DC Power Instruments
|Exploring NI DC Power instrument classes and applications.
|Identifying and Configuring DC Power Instruments
|Connecting, configuring, and testing the instruments in NI MAX.
|Interactively Controlling DC Power Instruments
|Interactively controlling DC Power Instruments from InstrumentStudio to take basic measurements.
|Controlling Instruments with the NI-DCPower API
|Programmatically configuring the instruments using the NI-DCPower API.
NI-DCPower Programming flow
Open a Session
Configure the Device
Initiate Generation and Acquisition
Measure and Query, or Fetch
Close the Session
Simplifying Code with Import/Export Configurations
|Sourcing Voltage or Current to Power a DUT
|Exploring sourcing voltage or current from SMU or PPS to power a DUT.
Powering a DUT
Cascading SMU Channels
|Acquiring DUT I-V Characteristics
|Performing a sweep with SMU to acquire the I-V characteristics.
- Characterizing a DUT
- Exploring Type of Sequences
- Configuring Pulsed Sequence
- Configuring Advanced Sequence
|Synchronizing with Other Instruments
|Utilizing events and triggers to synchronize DC Power Instruments with other instruments.
- Exploring Triggers and Events
- Exploring Event Flow in Sequence Source Mode
- Configuring Triggers
|Stimulating a DUT with an SMU Waveform and Measuring a Digitized Response
|Configuring the SMU to source an AC waveform and measure the digitized response.
- Introduction to Sourcing Waveform
- Generating a Sine Wave
- Exploring the Digitizer Mode
|Analyzing Transient Response
|Analyzing the transient response of an SMU and adjusting parameters to improve its speed and stability.
- Introducing Transient Response
- Exploring SourceAdapt Technology
- Configuring Transient Response in LabVIEW
|Improving Measurement Accuracy
|Using cable selection, offset compensation, guarding, and remote sense to ensure accurate and repeatable measurements.
- Compensating for Noise
- Compensating for Offset Voltages
- Guarding Against Leakage Current and Parasitic Capacitance
- Accounting for Lead Resistance with Remote Sense
|Calibration and Uncertainty
|Describing how the calibration affects uncertainty and identifying when to perform self and external calibration.
- Performing Self-Calibration and External Calibration
- Exploring the Effects of Temperature on Measurements
|Debugging SMU and Power Supply Applications
|Applying debugging techniques and best practices to resolve errors and unexpected measurements.
- Exploring Compliance and Hardware Protection Errors
- Debugging in LabVIEW with Instrument Handle Probe
- Debugging from InstrumentStudio