Keithley 2450 Source Measure Unit (SMU) Review and Experiments

In this episode Shahriar reviews the new Keithley 2450 Source Measure Unit (SMU). This model, which is the successor to the widely adopted Keithley 2400, offers performance improvements as well as a brand new interface platform with multi-point touch screen.

The review demonstrated the instruments GUI, scripting capabilities through the TSP interface and various performance parameters. Furthermore the scripting features are used to measure super capacitor capacity, the performance of a wireless charging system, characterization of optoelectronic components and semiconductor elements.


  1. Michael Harcrow says:

    Any chance you would post your Capacitance script? I would love to use it as a reference point.

  2. Luis Forero says:

    Thanks Shahriar. I work with optically controlled high power SCR devices. Your review has been very informative and enriching. Keep up the good work!

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