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Agilent Technologies Inc. announced that Hermon Labs has expanded its acoustic testing for GSM, CDMA, W-CDMA and 3GPP to include the latest acoustical testing for LTE and Voice over LTE using Agilent’s E6621A PXT wireless communications test set. Hermon Labs offers global compliance test solutions that include EMC, radio, product safety, environment and telecom.
For generating synthesized millimeter wave signals, OML announces source module compatibility with the best-in-class Anritsu MG3690C series of RF/Microwave signal generators. This solution offers engineers an innovative tool for design characterization, performance verification and system emulation where output power, spectral purity, pulse widths and switching speed are desirable attributes.
Rohde & Schwarz now offers harmonic filter options for its R&S SMB100A microwave signal generator. These filters make it possible to achieve a harmonic suppression of more than –50 dBc over a wide frequency range from 150 MHz to max. 40 GHz. At low frequencies below 3 GHz, it is even possible to achieve an excellent –58 dBc.
National Instruments (NI) announces the acquisition of NMDG, a company with more than 20 years of experience and technology in high-frequency stimulus-response and large-scale network analysis measurements, effective October 15, 2012.
Agilent Technologies Inc. and Bangor University opened a new Agilent-branded laboratory. The lab, located in the School of Electronic Engineering at Bangor University, is equipped with Agilent instruments and will support the teaching of undergraduate and postgraduate courses in electronic engineering.
SemiGen Inc., an ISO and ITAR certified RF/Microwave assembly and automated PCB manufacturing company, has announced that they have purchased a new Agilent 50 GHz PNA network analyzer to augment their RF/Microwave test lab.
Agilent Technologies Inc. introduced a redriver modeling solution designed to quickly and accurately solve the challenge posed by signal distortion in multigigabit-per-second systems.
Analog Devices Inc. (ADI), a global leader in high-performance semiconductors for signal-processing applications and leading provider of RF ICs (radio frequency integrated circuits), announced the release of a PLL synthesizer that offers leading phase noise performance. An upgrade to the widely used 4-GHz ADF4153 fractional-N PLL, the new, pin- and software-compatible ADF4153A PLL synthesizer facilitates improved integrated phase noise in a variety of applications including communications infrastructure, pulse-Doppler and FMCW (frequency-modulated continuous-wave) radar applications, test and instrumentation equipment, microwave point-to-point systems, PMR (professional mobile radio), VSATs (very small aperture terminals) and aerospace systems.
Agilent Technologies Inc. announced it will display its newest test innovations ranging from handheld analyzers to high-end X-Series instruments, including new 90000X and Q oscilloscopes, PXA spectrum analyzers and PNA-X network analyzers at electronica 2012 (Hall A1, Booth 506), in Munich, Nov. 13-16.
Agilent Technologies Inc. extended its leadership in 802.11ac WLAN test solutions with its latest measurement application release for X-Series signal analyzers.