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EMC Pre-Compliance Testing

Electronic products can emit unwanted electromagnetic radiation, or electromagnetic interference (EMI). Regulatory agencies create standards that define the allowable limits of EMI over specific frequency ranges.
Testing designs and products for compliance to these standards can be difficult and expensive, but there are tools and techniques that can help to minimise the cost of testing and help to enable designs to pass compliance testing quickly.
One of the most often used techniques for EMI testing is near field probing. In this technique, a spectrum analyser is used to measure electromagnetic radiation from a device-under-test using magnetic (H) field and electric (E) field probes.
The application note describes some common techniques used to identify problem areas using near field probes, download it here