Overview

Title: Battery Life Measurement Theory and Testing Techniques

Date: Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Time: 11:00 AM Central European Time

Duration: 1 hour

 

Summary

Wireless devices surround us in almost every aspect of modern life, from smart phones and smart watches to implanted medical devices such as pacemakers. The proliferation of these devices translates into a need to maximize the time between charging for end-user satisfaction, and a requirement to properly operate for long periods of time for mission-critical applications such as those involving implantable medical devices. To properly meet these requirements, designers must carefully analyze the battery drain characteristics to optimize and validate the battery runtime of their devices. This means testing several elements of their device: the subcircuits, the battery, and the device as a whole. In this webcast, we will discuss wireless device basics, battery life measurement theory and testing challenges, and methodologies for analyzing battery drain characteristics of battery-powered wireless devices.

Speakers

Dr. Ervin Mile
Power Specialist Americas & Europe
Keysight Technologies

Dr. Ervin Mile is currently the Americas and Europe Power Specialist for Keysight Technologies. He has a broad knowledge of various industrial and R&D sectors ranging from Material Science, Semiconductors, Nanotechnology, Electrochemistry and Physics. He holds a Bachelors in Electronic Engineering from “Politecnico di Torino”, Masters in micro & nanotechnologies for integrated circuits from “Ecole Polytechnique Lausanne”, and a PhD in Physics of micro & nano-electro-mechanical systems from “Ecole Polytechnique Paris“.

 

Worried About the Battery Operating Time of Your Device?

If you are involved in design or validation of battery-powered wireless devices, you’d agree that battery life is of utmost importance among your many design considerations. Given the complex power-consumption behaviour of these devices, it can be challenging to analyse battery drain characteristics.

Join us at this webcast where we will share our insights on the following key topics:

  • battery-powered device operation basics
  • battery drain measurement challenges
  • methodologies for analysing battery drain characteristics
  • gaining insights on optimising battery run-time and power savings
  • validating battery stated capacity and energy ratings

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