Electronic Test and Measurement Topics

Topics beginning with "G"
G.709
G.992.5

Doubles the bandwidth (ADSL) close up, boosts it nicely in middling ranges and pushes high-speed always-on data over telephone lines out to 18,000 feet.

Galvanostats

supply constant current to an electrolytic cell and measure from picoamperes to amperes.

Gamma

Nuclear transition radiating a wavelength <1 pm and frequency (Hz) between 10 to the 20th and 10 to the 24th power.

Gamma Detectors

Determines the Gamma count.

Gas

1) fills any space it's contained in and is amorphous. 2) liquid fuel powering vehicles.

Gas Analysis

Equipment use to collect and examine gases found, log the information and download it to a computer for further analysis. (globalspec.com)

Gas Analyzers

determine the quality and quantity of a gas or gas mixture.

Gateway

provide network interoperability between disimiliar protocols.

Gateway Control Protocol

Control protocol used in a network between a Media Gateway and a Media Gateway Controller.

Gauss

magnetic flux density's unit of measure, cgs (centimeter-gram-second ).

Gaussmeters

measure the intensity of a magnetic field.

GbE

Ethernet networking > 1 gigabit per second

GbE Test
Geiger Counters

Quantify nuclear particles.

Generators

Generation of electrical, mechanical, data, electrical, vapor or gas states.

Genrad Fixtures

An I/O test interface platform, created by Pylon adopted and extended by Genrad (now Teradyne).

Geophones

sense seismic activity.

Germanium

A poorly conducting white, hard and brittle metaloid chemical element.

GFCI

Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter

Ghost Detectors

Measure magnetic flux density/field strength.

GHz Synthesizers
Gigabit Ethernet

Ethernet networking > 1 gigabit per second

Gigabit Ethernet Test
Gigahertz Transverse ElectroMagnetic Cells

Gigahertz Transverse ElectroMagnetic cell.

GigE

Ethernet networking > 1 gigabit per second

Global Positioning System

Global Positioning System is used for determining one's precise location and providing a highly accurate time reference almost anywhere on Earth.

Glove

barrier protecting hand and wrist.

Goniometers

measure the angle of optical components.

Goniophotometers

measure the spatial distribution of sources of light.

Gonio Photometers

Measure the spatial distribution of sources of light.

GPIB

General Purpose Interface Bus

GPIB Cables
GPIB Controllers
GPIB Interfaces
GPIB Switches
GPRS

General Packet Radio Service is a data service for users of GSM running at 30-70 kbit/s.

GPS

Global Positioning System is used for determining one's precise location and providing a highly accurate time reference almost anywhere on Earth.

GPS Clocks

The atomic time scale of the Global Positioning System.

GPS Receivers

Use four or more GPS satellites to vector it's location.

GPS Simulators
GPS Time

The atomic time scale of the Global Positioning System.

Green Lasers

Wavelength 510-570 nm.

GR Fixtures

A device or setup created by Genrad (now Teradyne) used to perform a test case on.

Ground Bond

Checks a ground circuit's ability to handle fault current in the event of insulation failure.

Ground Continuity

Verifies ground is present.

Ground Fault
Ground Penetrating Radars

images the subsurface.

Ground Resistance

Evaluation of the conductance of earth grounding.

Ground Resistance Clamps
Ground Testers
Growlers

locate shorts, opens and grounds in armatures.

GSM

Testing of key transmitter and receiver measurements in order to ensure they conform to the GSM standard. (www.maxim-ic.com)

GTEM Cells

Gigahertz Transverse ElectroMagnetic cell.

Gunshot

1) acoustic localization of gunfire 2) gunshot trace residue analysis.

Gyros

measure or maintain a single distance in relation to an object, regardless of shift in angle.

Gyroscopes

Measure or maintain a single distance in relation to an object, regardless of shift in angle.