Christopher Skach is an applications engineer for Tektronix’s Source Analyzer Product Line, based in Beaverton, Ore.,. He received a BSEE from Oregon Institute of Technology and has been instrumental in the design and support of signal source, spectrum analyzer, and oscilloscope products during his 39-year tenure at Tektronix.
His expertise has enabled him to work closely with many application-specific technologies, including advanced research, radar, optical communications and high-speed serial. He has also worked with quantum qubit research, coherent-optical, and serial-data standard consortiums. He has helped define compliance testing methodologies for many communication standards, and written many papers on such topics as Method of Implementation (MOI) for standards such as SATA, USB 3.0, and HDMI.