Keithley IVy — Visualize, Interact, Share

Keithley IVy is the fastest and easiest way to perform current-voltage (I-V) characterization, troubleshoot your device under test (DUT), and share the measurement results with others. It allows you to visualize, interact with, and share measurement results without programming, while gaining a deeper understanding of your DUT!

Keithley IVy is compatible with Keithley Series 2600B SourceMeter® Source Measure Unit (SMU) Instruments running firmware version 3.1.0 or above.

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Keithley IVy — Visualize, Interact, Share

Built-in Applications

Description

Supported Models

Three Terminal Device Testing

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Draw a Family of Curves to Characterize Three Terminal Devices

Keithley IVy is the fastest and easiest way to create a family of curves for a three terminal device, such as a FET or carbon nano-tube (CNT). Click Here to learn which series 2600B model is right for your test.

SMU 2600B Series SourceMeter

Two Terminal Device Testing

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Visualize Two Terminal Devices in I-V Mode

Perform I-V functional test and characterization of a wide range of two terminal devices, including: LED, metal oxide varistors (MOVs), diodes, zeners, sensors, and capacitors, and more.

Trend Monitoring

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View Your Device’s Behavior in Time Mode

Instantly gain an understanding of your device’s stimulus-response behavior over time. Capture rise times, settling times, or other I/V characteristics from a wide variety of active and passive devices.

Interactive Analysis

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Interact for Better Understanding

Pinch and zoom to gain deeper insight into your device’s performance. Examine actual source and measure values at any point along the entire I-V curve for a deeper understanding of its’ operating parameters.

Collaborative Work

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Share to Ensure Collaborative Work

Share your data instantly via e-mail, Dropbox, or Google Drive to ensure easy and quick collaboration. Data available in graphical and in CSV formats.

 

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