Agilent E4980 LCR Meter

class pymeasure.instruments.agilent.AgilentE4980(adapter, **kwargs)

Bases: pymeasure.instruments.instrument.Instrument

Represents LCR meter E4980A/AL

property ac_current

AC current level, in Amps

property ac_voltage

AC voltage level, in Volts

aperture(time=None, averages=1)

Set and get aperture.

Parameters
  • time – integration time as string: SHORT, MED, LONG (case insensitive); if None, get values

  • averages – number of averages, numeric

freq_sweep(freq_list, return_freq=False)

Run frequency list sweep using sequential trigger.

Parameters
  • freq_list – list of frequencies

  • return_freq – if True, returns the frequencies read from the instrument

Returns values as configured with mode

property frequency

AC frequency (range depending on model), in Hertz

property impedance

Measured data A and B, according to mode

property mode

Select quantities to be measured:

  • CPD: Parallel capacitance [F] and dissipation factor [number]

  • CPQ: Parallel capacitance [F] and quality factor [number]

  • CPG: Parallel capacitance [F] and parallel conductance [S]

  • CPRP: Parallel capacitance [F] and parallel resistance [Ohm]

  • CSD: Series capacitance [F] and dissipation factor [number]

  • CSQ: Series capacitance [F] and quality factor [number]

  • CSRS: Series capacitance [F] and series resistance [Ohm]

  • LPD: Parallel inductance [H] and dissipation factor [number]

  • LPQ: Parallel inductance [H] and quality factor [number]

  • LPG: Parallel inductance [H] and parallel conductance [S]

  • LPRP: Parallel inductance [H] and parallel resistance [Ohm]

  • LSD: Series inductance [H] and dissipation factor [number]

  • LSQ: Seriesinductance [H] and quality factor [number]

  • LSRS: Series inductance [H] and series resistance [Ohm]

  • RX: Resitance [Ohm] and reactance [Ohm]

  • ZTD: Impedance, magnitude [Ohm] and phase [deg]

  • ZTR: Impedance, magnitude [Ohm] and phase [rad]

  • GB: Conductance [S] and susceptance [S]

  • YTD: Admittance, magnitude [Ohm] and phase [deg]

  • YTR: Admittance magnitude [Ohm] and phase [rad]

property trigger_source
Select trigger source; accept the values:
  • HOLD: manual

  • INT: internal

  • BUS: external bus (GPIB/LAN/USB)

  • EXT: external connector