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MIMO and the Battle Between LTE and WiMAX™

Executive Interview: Andy Botka and Carla Feldman, Agilent Technologies with MWJ European Editor -Richard Mumford
Agilent Technologies has launched the N5106A PXB MIMO Receiver Tester for quicker, more accurate testing of Multiple-Input-Multiple-Output (MIMO) receivers earlier in the design cycle. In supporting 2 by 2, 2 by 4 and 4 by 2 MIMO with a bandwidth of 120 MHz the tester delivers up-to-date, versatile signal...
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Agilent's GoldenGate Software Receives TSMC Certification

Agilent Technologies announced that TSMC has certified the accuracy, performance and compatibility of Agilent’s GoldenGate RFIC circuit simulator for baseband designs targeting TSMC’s 65LP nanometer (nm) and 40LP nm processes. The TSMC SPICE Tool Qualification Program targets TSMC’s 65/40 nm and smaller geometry process technologies, delivering improved device model...
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WiMAX Service Providers: A Technical and Market Study

WiMAX service providers have a rich environment to create real business, not only providing services to traditional customers, but also to developing a solid ecosystem with other technology developers which are seeking for enhancing their WiMAX-based developed products. This developed ecosystem facilitates certain advantages for all ecosystem partners and...
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Test Solutions Soup Up for 4G

Characterization of digital communication systems and related RF hardware relies on complex test systems. These systems play a critical role in design and production performance evaluation. The building blocks of a digital communication system often require simultaneous time and frequency domain analyses, blurring the lines between the dedicated functions...
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LTE Cannot Come Soon Enough for Some Operators

LTE is continuing to gain momentum, and for some operators it cannot come soon enough, states the latest report from Analysys Mason entitled Operator strategies for network evolution: the road to LTE, which details how wireless data traffic will increase tenfold in developed markets in the period to 2015....
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Agilent's System-level Communications Design Software Speeds Development Cycle

Agilent Technologies Inc. announced the availability of SystemVue 2008.12, a new platform for electronic system-level (ESL) design. The new platform delivers modeling, design-flow improvements and baseband IP libraries that can cut months from physical layer (PHY) design time for high performance communications algorithms and system architectures in both wireless...
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