Test and Measurement Products

Oscilloscope Growth Continues in 2012

Jay Alexander

Jay Alexander, AgilentJay Alexander, VP and GM of Oscilloscope Products Division, joined Agilent (formerly Hewlett-Packard) in 1986 as a Manufacturing and Test Engineer after working on robotics at IBM.  Three years later he became Test Engineering Manager for oscilloscopes and logic analyzers.  He later moved to oscilloscope R&D as a Software Development Engineer, where he worked on several projects including the design of the original Infiniium user interface.  He subsequently served in various R&D management positions, where he played significant roles in establishing and growing the Infiniium, InfiniiVision, and Economy oscilloscope franchises, along with the application-specific solutions business for oscilloscopes.  In addition to his R&D roles, Jay spent approximately 5 years in several strategy and marketing positions, including Division Planning Manager, Business Unit Marketing Manager, and Group Strategy and Architecture Manager.  Jay earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from Northwestern University and a Master’s Degree in Computer Science from the University of Colorado.  He is a licensed Professional Engineer and a Senior Member of IEEE, and holds 24 US patents.

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Tektronix delivers Thunderbolt technology test solution

Tektronix Inc. announced a comprehensive test solution for Thunderbolt technology.  Thunderbolt is a new, high-speed, multi-protocol I/O technology designed to provide headroom for next generation display and I/O requirements.  The new solution for support includes a 20GHz DSA70000 Series Oscilloscope, 12.5 Gb/s BSA Series BERTScope, and a DSA8300 Series Sampling Oscilloscope.

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