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Keysight Unveils Infiniium UXR-Series Oscilloscopes with Industry Leading SI

September 18, 2018

Keysight Technologies announced the new Infiniium UXR-Series of oscilloscopes, with models ranging from 13 to 110 GHz of true analog bandwidth. The series offers signal integrity and investment protection, meeting the needs of technology advancements today and tomorrow.

Keysight's new Infiniium UXR-Series enables high-speed serial and optical designers, focused on current and next generation technologies, to quickly create comprehensive designs with higher margins, reducing time to marketing their innovations. Superior performance levels, combined with a wide selection of bandwidth choices, make the Infiniium UXR-series the ideal solution for engineers and designers working with any generation of DDR, USB, PCIe or other serial technologies, as well as PAM4, 5G, radar, SATCOM and optical designs.

Keysight's Infiniium UXR-Series delivers a low noise floor and high vertical resolution to ensure measurements are not impacted by oscilloscope noise and signals are represented accurately. As a result, eye diagrams are significantly more open, and true margins and performance can be determined.

Keysight Infiniium UXR-Series 13 to 110 GHz oscilloscope models enable designers to accelerate time to market of their innovation, with:

  • 10-bit vertical resolution and industry leading signal integrity for superior effective number of bits (ENOB), leading to faster compliance testing with higher margins;
  • sampling rates of 256 GSa/s per channel on 40 to 110 GHz models and 128 GSa/s per channel on 13 to 33 GHz models, creating accurate reconstruction of high-speed signals;
  • up to four full-bandwidth channels with less than 35 fs (rms) of inter-channel intrinsic jitter providing accurate timing and skew measurements;
  • an optional full factory grade self-calibration module which ensures ongoing measurement accuracy while reducing the need to take the unit out of service,
  • a chipset based on a Keysight-proprietary Indium Phosphide (InP) process that enables exceptionally wide bandwidth and extremely low noise floor.

Keysight also announced two additional solutions that, when paired with the company's Infiniium UXR-Series oscilloscopes, offer a full end-to-end solution from stimulus to analysis for PAM4 and 400G, 600G, as well as terabit coherent optical interconnect designs.  These solutions include:

  • N4391B Optical Modulation Analyzer (OMA)–a compact, real-time oscilloscope-based OMA designed specifically for complex optical data transmission and terabit measurement challenges.
  • M8194A 120 GSa/s arbitrary waveform generator (AWG)–Keysight's fastest AWG delivers a new level of stimulus performance for generating challenging formats such as 64 GBaud 64QAM (quadrature amplitude modulation) and other wideband modulation schemes.

"Today's electronic and communications systems have become more complex requiring next generation test and measurement," said Jessy Cavazos, the industry director for test and measurement at Frost & Sullivan. "Keysight's deep heritage and extensive expertise in test and measurement is clearly reflected in the new UXR series of oscilloscopes, which deliver next generation innovations to address the rapidly evolving measurement and compliance needs in the high-speed digital, terabit and optical research, 5G, RF, and aerospace and defense markets."

A full product feature article on Signal Integrity Journal is available here for more details.