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Agilent Technologies

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Phone: (800) 829-4444
Fax: (800) 829-4433

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Agilent Technologies
5301 Stevens Creek Blvd.
Santa Clara CA 95051
United States
Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) is the world's premier measurement company and a technology leader in chemical analysis, life sciences, electronics and communications. The company's 18,500 employees serve customers in more than 100 countries. Agilent had net revenues of $5.4 billion in fiscal 2010.

Products

Advanced Design System DDR4 Compliance Test Bench

June 30, 2014

ADSDDR4Agilent Technologies Inc. introduced Advanced Design System DDR4 Compliance Test Bench, which enables a complete workflow for DDR4 engineers from simulation of a candidate design through measurement of the finished prototype. The compliance test bench is available as an add-on to Advanced Design System 2014.01 software from Agilent EEsof EDA.

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Power Device Analyzer: B1506A

May 01, 2014

B1506AAgilent Technologies Inc. introduced the industry’s first power device analyzer for circuit design. The Agilent B1506A is a single-box solution that automatically characterizes all power device parameters across a wide range of operating conditions and temperatures (-50° C to +250° C), at up to 1500 amps and 3 kV.

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Signal Analyzers: MXA and EXA X-Series

May 01, 2014

x-seriesAgilent Technologies Inc. announced a series of enhancements for its MXA and EXA X-Series signal analyzers. The enhancements are ideal for engineers performing wireless communications and general-purpose testing at various phases of the product life cycle, from R&D and design verification to manufacturing and installation.

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Agilent Technologies introduces two portable oscilloscope families

April 30, 2014

Agilent Technologies Inc. introduced  two new high-performance portable oscilloscope series deploying next-generation oscilloscope technology. The Infiniium S?Series sets a new standard for signal integrity for bandwidths up to 8 GHz, while the InfiniiVision 6000 X-Series sets a new standard for price/performance with bandwidths up to 6 GHz.

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InfiniiMax III+ Differential Probes

April 29, 2014

InfiniiMax IIIAgilent Technologies Inc. introduced the InfiniiMax III+ differential probes, a new generation of 4-, 8- and 13-GHz differential active probes for general-purpose, high-speed differential bus probing. The company also introduced new QuickTip accessories for InfiniiMax probes to help engineers make quick and reliable measurements.

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Reference Solution: RF Power Amplifier Test

April 17, 2014

ReferenceSolutionAgilent Technologies Inc. announced the availability of  Reference Solutions, a combination of hardware, software and measurement expertise that delivers the essential components of electronic test systems. Reference Solutions also include utilities such as example program source code - highly optimized for specific applications - which show users how to get the most out of their test system.

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Agilent Technologies announces single-slot eight-channel 8-bit PCIe Gen2 digitizer

April 15, 2014

Agilent Technologies Inc. introduces an eight-channel version of its U5309A 8-bit single-slot PCIe®Gen2 digitizer with on-board processing, providing unprecedented channel density and minimum footprint at this level of performance.

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PNA-X Network Analyzer

April 02, 2014

8.5 GHz PNA-X Network AnalyzerAgilent Technologies Inc. expanded the world’s most flexible PNA-X family of network analyzers with an 8.5 GHz model that more economically supports lower-frequency devices used in wireless communication applications (e.g., handsets, base stations, WLAN and other mobile communication devices).

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High-Speed Digitizer: U5303A

March 24, 2014

U5303AAgilent Technologies Inc. introduced its next-generation real-time peak detection as one of the additional functionalities for its award-winning PCIe high-speed digitizers, starting with the U5303A 12-bit digitizer. Several data processing algorithms can be hosted at the same time in the FPGA, allowing easy and fast switching from one to the other using the high-speed digitizer driver.

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Infiniium Z-Series Oscilloscopes

March 11, 2014

Infiniium Z-Series oscilloscopesAgilent Technologies Inc. introduced its Infiniium Z-Series oscilloscopes, which can be synchronized to measure up to 40 channels simultaneously with a maximum 63-GHz real-time oscilloscope bandwidth (on up to 10 oscilloscopes). The new oscilloscopes enable engineers to effectively test devices that incorporate the newest technologies.

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Waveform Generators: 33600A Series

March 03, 2014

33600A SeriesAgilent Technologies Inc. introduced the 33600A Series waveform generators with exclusive Trueform signal-generation technology. With Trueform, the instruments are able to deliver unmatched capabilities used to generate a full range of signals. The 33600A Series comprises four different one- and two-channel models and can generate waveforms up to 120 MHz at a 1 GSa/s sampling rate.

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Agilent’s intuitive, easy-to-use software tool accelerates testing with bench instruments

February 20, 2014

Agilent Technologies Inc. introduced BenchVue, its intuitive, easy-to-use software for the PC that provides multiple-instrument measurement visibility and data capture with no programming necessary. Enabling easy viewing, capturing and exporting of measurement data and screen shots, this no-cost software greatly accelerates testing for engineers and technicians in design and validation.

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Agilent announces ENA Series network analyzer that reduces cost, optimizes test of RF components

February 04, 2014

Agilent Technologies Inc. announced theE5063A ENA Series network analyzer, a low-cost ENA solution for manufacturing test. The instrument offers optimized performance and functionality for testing simple RF passive components, such as handset/BTS antennas, RF cables and filters. It can also be used in R&D for evaluation of RF passive devices and dielectric materials.

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E5063A: PCB Analyzer

February 03, 2014

E5063A PCB AnalyzerAgilent Technologies Inc. introduced the E5063A PCB Analyzer for printed circuit board impedance test in manufacturing. The solution offers technology breakthroughs in accuracy and repeatability and reproducibility (R&R). The analyzer also provides a dedicated user interface with broader language support, and more robustness against electrostatic discharge for PCB manufacturing environments.

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Agilent announces updates to electronic instrument control, automation software

January 31, 2014

Agilent announced the newest version of its Command Expert software for faster and easier instrument control in many test application development environments.

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Agilent introduces series of BER test solutions for faster design verification

January 24, 2014

M8000seriesAgilent Technologies Inc. introduced the new M8000 Series BER test solution, a highly integrated and scalable bit error ratio test solution for physical-layer characterization, validation and compliance testing for receivers used in multigigabit digital designs. The new M8000 Series BER test solution provides accurate and reliable results that accelerate insight into the performance margins of high-speed digital devices.

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E8486A: Waveguide Power Sensor

January 22, 2014

E8486AAgilent Technologies Inc. announced the E8486A waveguide power sensor. Designed with a WR-12 flange connector, the E8486A makes precise and accurate power measurements in the E-band spectrum of 60 to 90 GHz, making the sensor the ideal solution to meet the rapid demand in E-band telecommunication applications.

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GoldenGate 2013.10 RFIC Software

January 06, 2014

GG_(shared)-01Agilent Technologies Inc. announced the release of GoldenGate, its RFIC simulation, verification and analysis software. Agilent EEsof EDA’s GoldenGate 2013.10 provides RFIC designers with easy-to-use EVM-, BER- and ACPR-type measurements and enables them to quickly analyze and diagnose problem areas in large-signal analysis.

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High Performance Real-Time Spectrum Analysis

February 08, 2013

image002_lowAgilent Technologies Inc. announced the availability of real-time spectrum analysis (RTSA) for its PXA X-Series signal analyzers. Agilent's RTSA delivers unmatched probability of intercept (POI), analysis bandwidth, sensitivity, and frequency range-capabilities that make it the best way for system developers and signal analysts to see, capture and understand highly elusive signals.

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Mixed Signal Oscilloscope: Infiniium 90000 X-Series

January 28, 2013

9000seriesMSOAgilent Technologies Inc. announced the expansion of its award-winning Infiniium 90000 X-Series oscilloscope family to include the world’s highest performance mixed-signal oscilloscope, or MSO. The expansion adds six new MSO models, as well as 13-GHz DSO and DSA models, to the X-Series.

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MIPI Protocol Decoders: N8808A and N8809A

November 28, 2012

MIPIprotocolDecoderAgilent’s N8808A UniPro and N8809A LLI protocol decoders are designed to run on the company’s Infiniium 90000 Series oscilloscopes. They enable protocol decoding for the MIPI Alliance’s UniPro v1.41 and LLI v1.0 specifications. The software supports MIPI M-PHY Gear-3 speeds of up to 5.8 Gbps and R&D design teams can use the software to address their start-up debug and validation needs.

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Low-Noise Power Sources: B2961A / B2962A

November 01, 2012

B2962A-B2961AAgilent Technologies Inc. introduced two new low-noise power sources. Members of the Agilent B2900A precision instrument family, the one-channel B2961A and the two-channel B2962A are revolutionary power supplies for precision low-noise voltage/current sourcing. They incorporate revolutionary performance and innovative sourcing capabilities beyond just a DC power source for every research and industry area.

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CXA Signal Analyzer: N9000A

October 17, 2012

N0000AcxaAgilent Technologies Inc. announced two new frequency options for the N9000A CXA X-Series signal analyzers. The new options provide a low-cost solution for essential microwave signal characterization up to 13.6 GHz and 26.5 GHz.To help customers meet tighter test requirements and enhance test margins, the N9000A CXA signal analyzercapabilities include 163 dBm displayed average noise level (DANL) at 1 GHz and 147 dBm at 26.5 GHz with preamplifier on.

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Handheld Digital Multimeter: U1273AX

October 09, 2012

U1273AXAgilent Technologies Inc. announced the U1273AX OLED handheld digital multimeter, which can operate in temperatures as low as -40 C. Even in such frigid conditions, the new handheld DMM provides accurate results with no warm-up time required. When paired with the U1583B AC current clamp, the U1273AX supports current measurements without breaking the circuit under test.

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Sampling Head Oscilloscope Module: N1045A

September 18, 2012

N1045AThe Agilent N1045A 2/4-port electrical remote sampling head module provides the most economical solution for accurately characterizing multilane designs used in today’s new and emerging standards such as IEEE 802.3 ba/bj/bm (40/100 Gb Ethernet) and Optical Internetworking Forum CEI 3.0. Users can configure up to four N1045A modules in a single Agilent 86100D DCA-X wide-bandwidth oscilloscope mainframe.

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Real-Time Optical Modulation Analyzer: N4391A

September 12, 2012

N4392AAgilent Technologies Inc. announced the industry’s first real-time optical modulation analyzer with a bandwidth of 63 GHz. The N4391A real-time optical modulation analyzer offers comprehensive tools to analyze and quantify the integrity of a vector-modulated signal for error-vector magnitude, quadrature error and other impairments. The new instrument allows researchers to characterize the latest coherent receivers and ultrafast transmitters.

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Receiver Test Software: N5393C Option 004 PCI Express 3.0

August 27, 2012

PCIexpress3.0RecTestSoftwareAgilent Technologies Inc. announced the industry’s first fully integrated PCI Express® (PCIe®)3.0 receiver test calibration and transmitter test software. The software provides an integrated environment for calibrating the stressed voltage and stressed receiver eye using an Agilent J-BERT bit error-ratio tester, an Agilent 90000A-, Q- or  X-Series oscilloscope, an Agilent pulse function generator and Agilent PCI Express 3.0 calibration test channels.

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Infiniium 90000 Q-Series Oscilloscopes

May 07, 2012

90000QseriesIntroducing 90000 Q-Series Agilent’s latest step forward in the application of microwave expertise to real-time oscilloscopes. At the extremes of electrical and optical measurements, the right oscilloscope will help you explore the “what” and also understand the “why.” That’s the idea behind Agilent’s Q-Series. Even at its industry leading bandwidths, the Q-Series lets you see your fastest signals as they really are. Equip your lab with the Q-Series—and achieve your real edge.

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X-Series Signal Generators

May 01, 2012

COLL-1000004011.epsgAgilent announced four new X-Series signal generators that provide unmatched performance in phase noise, output power, ACPR, EVM and bandwidth. Agilent’s new MXG and EXG products support the development of components and receivers that meet the complex challenges of mitigating interference, speeding data throughput and more.

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PXI Vector Signal Analyzer

April 04, 2012

AnalyzerM9392AAgilent Technologies has announced the availability of the first dual-channel PXI vector signal analyzer that delivers high-bandwidth, independently tuned, two-channel, continuous data capture. This product is a new configuration of Agilent's M9392A analyzer.

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Genesys 2012 Software

February 16, 2012

Genesys12softwareAgilent announces the latest release of its industry-leading, low-cost, high-performance software for RF and microwave board design, Genesys 2012. The updated software provides enhancements in RF system simulation (including electromagnetic, circuit and statistical simulation), plus features to help designers improve the reliability of their systems.

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2010 Agilent Satellite Test Poster and App Notes

January 17, 2011

SatelliteAgil100These Satellite Test resources provide the latest technical insights and best practices to help you focus on what matters most; the assurance that satellites and subsystems will work the first time, every time for the duration of the mission.

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ADS 2009 Update 1

January 17, 2011

ads2009_100ADS 2009 Update 1 delivers new features and improved value for all ADS users with special focus on MMIC and RF Module design, including enhancing the complete flow to manufacturing. These new features eliminate the time to integrate disparate point tools from numerous vendors (e.g. 3D EM and Layout).

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Advanced Design System - 2008

January 17, 2011

SatelliteAgil100Advanced Design System is a powerful electronic design automation software system. It offers complete design integration to designers of products such as cellular and portable phones, pagers, wireless networks, radar and satellite communications systems, and high-speed digital serial links.

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Advanced Design System - 2009

January 17, 2011

ads_175x225_100ADS is a powerful electronic design automation software system. It offers complete design integration to designers of products such as cellular and portable phones, pagers, wireless networks, radar and satellite communications systems, and high-speed digital serial links.

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Agilent EEsof System-level X-Parameters

January 17, 2011

RS222-100System-level X-parameters in SystemVue 2010 and Genesys 2010 provide Architecture-to-Verification Design Flow Closure. The nonlinear model support provides convenient and reliable design flow closure between wireless circuit designers, RF system architects, and non-analog colleagues.

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Agilent N9000A CXA Signal Analyzers

January 17, 2011

cxa100The Agilent CXA signal analyzer is a versatile, low-cost tool for essential signal characterization. This low-cost member of Agilent’s X-Series signal analyzers helps accelerate product testing and development while reducing costs.

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Agilent N9030A PXA Signal Analyzer

January 17, 2011

PXAcombo100The N9030A PXA is the highest-performing member of Agilent’s X-Series signal analyzers, providing coverage up to 26.5 GHz and ensuring present and future flexibility through optional measurement capabilities and hardware expandability.

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Attenuators

January 17, 2011

11713B_11713_100Agilent offers a broad range of attenuators from DC to 60 GHz with multiple attenuation range up to 121 dB. Agilent attenuators provide the best reliability and repeatability in the industry for highly accurate signal conditioning and level control, such as: reducing signal levels, matching impedances of sources and loads, and measuring gain or loss.

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EMPro - Agilent’s Integrated 3D EM Design Platform

January 17, 2011

SaliousPic100Electromagnetic Professional (EMPro), is Agilent's new design platform for analyzing the electromagnetic effects of RF and microwave components such as high-speed IC packages, antennas, on-chip and off-chip embedded passives, and PCB interconnects.

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External Output Amplifier 33502A

January 17, 2011

Agilent3350-100Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today introduced an economically priced 2-channel external output amplifier that provides up to 50 Vpp (Volts peak-to-peak) amplification of function/arbitrary waveforms. The instrument is designed to work in conjunction with engineers’ existing function generators to extend the voltage range and offer low-distortion outputs.

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FieldFox RF Interference Analyzer

January 17, 2011

Agilent_fire100Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today introduced an interference analyzer option for its popular FieldFox RF Analyzer, the world's most integrated RF handheld for wireless installation and maintenance (I&M). The company also introduced new, industry-first spectrum analyzer features.

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Genesys

January 17, 2011

genesysST100The Agilent Genesys product line provides self-supporting RF design teams and individuals with affordable, high-performance circuit and system design tools. Genesys reduces costs for traditional RF & microwave planar design by accelerating time-to-market with key productivity advantages, and an array of simulation technology.

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GoldenGate RFIC Simulator

January 17, 2011

goldengate100GoldenGate is the leading RFIC Simulator platform delivering high capacity and unique analysis for full chip verification and design for yield. Developed for the specific needs of RFIC/Wireless designers, GoldenGate is fully integrated into the Cadence Analog Design Environment (ADE).

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GoldenGate version 4.4

January 17, 2011

Agilent_100Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today announced the release of its RFIC simulation, verification and analysis software -- GoldenGate version 4.4. This release extends Agilent's leadership in advanced node RFIC design with enhanced performance, new key stability and yield analyses, and RF extensions to mixed-signal simulation.

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IC-CAP

January 17, 2011

icCAP100IC-CAP (Integrated Circuit Characterization and Analysis Program) is a device modeling program that provides powerful characterization and analysis capabilities for a broad range of semiconductor modeling processes.

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Infiniium 90000 X-Series High-Performance Oscilloscopes

January 17, 2011

AgilentDSA10016 to 32 GHz real-time lab scopes with 2 Gpts memory, the industry’s highest real-time scope measurement accuracy, the industry’s only 30 GHz oscilloscope probing system, and the industry’s first application-specific measurement software.

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N2792A and N2793A Differential Probes

January 17, 2011

AgilentN27-100Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today introduced 200-MHz and 800-MHz, high-voltage differential probes. The differential probes provide superior general-purpose differential signal measurements required for today’s high-speed power measurements, vehicle bus measurements and digital system designs.

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N2884A InfiniiMax

January 17, 2011

Probe01low100Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today introduced a 12 GHz differential wafer probing solution. The fine-wire probe tip is a high-fidelity, high-bandwidth solution that allows R&D and test engineers to debug and test high-speed active ICs using an oscilloscope. The N2884A InfiniiMax differential fine-wire probe tip uses Agilent's low-cost, ZIF probe head technology.

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New Digital Test Console

January 17, 2011

Agilentlow100Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today introduced its PCIe® 3.0 test solutions and the new Agilent Digital Test Console. The Digital Test Console is the industry's only complete and integrated x1 through x16 protocol analyzer and exerciser solution for the PCI Express 3.0 specification.

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One- and Two-Arm Probe Positioners

January 17, 2011

AgilentProb100The N2784A and N2785A one- and two-arm probe positioners provide quick and stable X-Y positioning using a simple “lift and drop” motion to set the probe in place.  The N2784A probe positioner provides quick and stable X-Y positioning with only a “lift and drop” motion to put the probe in place for PC boards and devices that require hands-free probing.

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PNA-X Microwave Network Analyzer Family

January 17, 2011

AgilentN52-100Agilent's PNA-X microwave network analyzer family provides the world's widest range of measurement applications for amplifiers, mixers/converters, or antennas, with a single connection. Measurement applications include noise figure, gain compression, intermodulation distortion (IMD), the award-winning nonlinear application, and more.

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PNA-X Series of Network Analyzers

January 17, 2011

RS-233-100Agilent’s PNA-X Series of microwave network analyzers now offer high accuracy, source-corrected noise-figure measurements of frequency converters and mixers, as well as amplifiers. For measurements up to 26.5 GHz, an internal low-noise receiver is available that eliminates the need for an external preamplifier.

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Power Splitters and Power Dividers (Combiners)

January 17, 2011

Powersplitt100Agilent power splitters and dividers provide minimal insertion loss and high port isolation for highly accurate transmission line fault testing, power combining, source leveling, ratio measurements, power splitting, and critical signal processing.

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PXI Microwave Switches

January 17, 2011

M9155-6-7-100Agilent offers a new PXI hybrid switch module series that operates from a frequency range from DC to 26.5 GHz.   It is being used in applications such as Automatic Test Equipment (ATE), RF communications measurements where a rugged switching module is needed in high density switching systems.

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Radar Fundamentals Poster

January 17, 2011

RadarPost100The Radar Fundamentals poster has picturesque displays of PRF, radar block diagrams, basic equations, standard nomenclature and the latest radar equipment for your toughest radar test challenges.

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RF and Microwave Switches

January 17, 2011

87106D_2-100Agilent offers a broad range of RF and microwave switches in a wide variety of configurations from DC to 50 GHz. Their switches provide high accuracy and repeatability for automated test and measurement, signal monitoring and routing applications.

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RF Probes

January 17, 2011

N9020A_U100Agilent offers an innovative family of RF probes that are engineered for in-circuit test measurement that can be used with signal/spectrum analyzers, signal source analyzers and network analyzers. With operating frequency of up to 12 GHz, the RF probes provide flat frequency response and low noise floor.

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SystemVue

January 17, 2011

systemvue100SystemVue is a focused EDA environment for electronic system-level (ESL) design that allows system architects and algorithm developers to innovate the physical layer (PHY) of next-generation wireless and aerospace/defense communications systems.

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SystemVue 2009.08

January 17, 2011

Agilent Syst100Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today announced that SystemVue version 2009.08 is now available for download. It features a number of new capabilities including an automated link that unlocks RF-DSP co-design and a fully custom, high-performance baseband signal processing design flow.

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U2000 Series USB Power Sensors

January 17, 2011

Agilent-U2000-100Agilent U2000 Series USB-based power sensors, except for U2004A, now come with internal triggering and trace display capability. Internal triggering enables triggering based on the burst signal envelope so no external signal triggering is needed. Trace display provides a graphical view of the signal envelope to assist in gate placement

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U8903A Audio Analyzer

January 17, 2011

Agilent_100Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today introduced a single-unit solution - the U8903A audio analyzer -- that helps users quantify characteristics that affect sound quality in audio devices. The Agilent U8903A is also the next-generation replacement for the widely used legacy 8903B audio analyzer.

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News

Smarter Micro selects Agilent's PXIe modular vector signal test solution

July 24, 2014

 Agilent Technologies Inc., announced that Smarter Micro has selected the Agilent PXIe modular vector signal test solution to accelerate the development of its latest  reconfigurable multimode, multiband power amplifier. 

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Agilent hosts 5G test summit at Future Mobile Communication Forum

July 17, 2014

 Agilent Technologies Inc. announced its 5G test summit with Future Mobile Communication Forum explored the status of next-generation 5G wireless communication systems. The June 24 forum in Beijing focused on the challenges test and measurement manufacturers face to support this rapidly evolving technology as well as the progress of research in the field. 

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Agilent introduces accurate new test solution for USB 3.1 receivers

July 11, 2014

 Agilent Technologies Inc. announced the industry’s most accurate test solution for characterizing USB 3.1 receivers. 

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Agilent's new modular-based reference solution for multi-channel antenna calibration

July 08, 2014

Agilent Technologies Inc. introduced a multi-channel antenna calibration reference solution for calibrating and characterizing large, multi-channel phased-array antennas during integration and manufacturing.  

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Agilent's multi-channel test solution speeds up waveform creation and analysis

June 27, 2014

 Agilent Technologies Inc. announced the LTE/LTE-Advanced multi-channel PXI-based test solution, which accelerates the setup of multi-channel test system configurations and enables engineers to gain deeper insight into complex carrier aggregation and spatial multiplexing MIMO designs. 

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Agilent and China Mobile to collaborate on next-generation 5G wireless

June 26, 2014

 Agilent Technologies Inc. announced an agreement to collaborate with China Mobile Communications Co. Ltd. Research Institute (CMRI) on the next–generation 5G wireless communication systems. China Mobile is the world’s largest mobile network operator and a market leader in 3G, 4G and next-generation wireless network development. 

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Agilent's NFC forum-approved test system for LLCP & SNEP chosen by AT4 wireless

June 25, 2014

Agilent Technologies Inc. announced that AT4 wireless authorized test lab will use Agilent’s T3111S NFC Conformance Test System to test NFC Forum LLCP and SNEP protocols.

 

 

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Agilent introduces family of basic AC power sources for reliable testing

June 24, 2014

Agilent Technologies Inc. introduced a family of basic AC power sources that deliver stable, reliable power for testing electronic devices during design and manufacturing. The new Agilent AC6800 Series includes four models from 500 to 4000 VA output power, all with the quality and capability required for basic testing. 

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Agilent Technologies accelerates wireless/defense design co-validation with Mentor Questa

June 16, 2014

 Agilent Technologies Inc. announced that its SystemVue 2013.08 Service Pack 1 supports co-simulation with the Questa functional verification platform from Mentor Graphics. System architects and FPGA designers are now able to cross-validate RF and DSP architectures directly, saving research and development time, as well as design iterations in high-performance applications, such as radar and communications. 

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Agilent’s Waveform Generator/Fast Measurement unit used at IIT Bombay

June 12, 2014

Agilent Technologies Inc. announced that the Agilent B1530 Waveform Generator/Fast Measurement Unit (WGFMU) was used by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay to make ultrafast measurements of negative bias temperature instability (NBTI) degradation in deeply scaled high-K metal gate (HKMG) CMOS devices for a wide variety of DC and AC stress tests.

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Agilent Technologies and Cascade Microtech announce alliance to streamline wafer-level measurements

June 04, 2014

Agilent Technologies Inc. and Cascade Microtech, Inc. announced a strategic alliance to provide fully configured and validated RF measurement solutions that streamline wafer-level semiconductor measurements  while delivering guaranteed configuration, installation and support.

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Visit Agilent at IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium 2014

May 29, 2014

Focus on the latest developments in microwave technology at the IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium 2014 in Tampa, Florida, June 1-6. Join the world's largest gathering of RF/uW professionals in workshops, short courses, paper presentations, and panel sessions. Stop by Booth 1133 to discover the difference Agilent solutions can make in helping you achieve breakthrough results.

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Agilent Technologies Genesys 2014 delivers breakthrough modulated RF analysis

May 29, 2014

Agilent Technologies Inc. announces the latest release of  Genesys 2014, its industry-leading, affordable RF simulation and synthesis software. Designed for circuit and system designers, the Agilent EEsof EDA software features breakthrough modulated RF analysis as well as enhancements to its powerful, custom-filter direct synthesis technology.

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Agilent Technologies to attend IMS 2014 with leading-edge RF/microwave solutions

May 23, 2014

Agilent Technologies Inc. announced it will attend IMS 2014 (Booth 1133), June 1-6, in Tampa, Fla. The company will demonstrate over 20 of its newest design and measurement solutions.

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Agilent Technologies' automatic fixture removal option enables industry's fastest, easiest non-coaxial device measurement

May 22, 2014

Agilent Technologies Inc. announced the availability of a powerful new automatic fixture removal (AFR) option for its PNA Series network analyzers. Previously available only in Agilent’s Physical Layer Test System (PLTS) software, the error-correction technique is the industry's fastest, easiest way to accurately measure non-coaxial devices, saving engineers time and money.

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Agilent Technologies announces 4x4 true MIMO evolution on EXM wireless test set

May 21, 2014

Agilent Technologies Inc. announced that its EXM wireless test set now supports 4x4 True MIMO capability for WLAN design and validation, with up to four TRXs testing multiple-input, multiple-output antenna characteristics simultaneously. This capability further advances the gigabit era for WLAN evolution, especially the rapidly evolving 802.11ac technology.

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Agilent Technologies introduces impedance analyzers with flexible frequency options

May 16, 2014

Agilent Technologies Inc. introduced the Agilent  E4990A and  E4991B impedance analyzers, specifically designed for R&D, quality assurance and inspection engineers characterizing and evaluating passive electronic components, semiconductor devices and materials. The analyzers provide unparalleled accuracy and the best performance in the industry with flexible frequency options, all at an affordable price.

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Agilent Technologies introduces BGA interposer solution for probing DDR4 designs

May 15, 2014

Agilent Technologies Inc. introduced two new interposer solutions for testing DDR4 and DDR3 DRAM designs with a logic analyzer. Both interposer solutions provide fast, accurate capture of address, command and data signals for debugging designs and making validation measurements.

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Agilent Technologies' advanced design system software selected by GIT Japan

May 09, 2014

Agilent Technologies Inc. announced that GIT Japan Inc., a provider of advanced interface technologies between people and information, and a competence center for ultrawideband (UWB) chipset and module development, has selected Agilent EEsof EDA’s Advanced Design System (ADS) electronic design automation platform for complete GaAs/GaN- and silicon-based RFIC/MMIC implementations.

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Auriga elevated to Agilent Global Solutions Partner

May 09, 2014

Auriga announced that Agilent Technologies Inc. has designated Auriga Microwave a Global Solutions Partner, Agilent's highest level status for their Solution Partner program.

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Agilent Technologies enhances X-Series signal analyzers

May 09, 2014

Agilent Technologies Inc. announced a series of enhancements for its MXA and EXA X-Series signal analyzers. The enhancements are ideal for engineers performing wireless communications and general-purpose testing at various phases of the product life cycle, from R&D and design verification to manufacturing and installation.

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Agilent Technologies announces 1- and 2-kW advanced power solutions for R&D

May 07, 2014

Agilent Technologies Inc. announced an enhancement to the Agilent 14585A control and analysis software for advanced power supplies, adding support for the N7900 Advanced Power System (APS) dynamic DC power supplies.

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Agilent Technologies acquires electrothermal analysis technology from Gradient Design Automation

May 02, 2014

Agilent Technologies Inc. announced its acquisition of electrothermal analysis technology from Gradient Design Automation, the maker of HeatWave electrothermal analysis software. Agilent EEsof EDA now has sole ownership of Gradient’s core technology and will serve customers of both the integrated Advanced Design System softwaresolution and Gradient’s HeatWave solution.

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Agilent Technologies to demonstrate new PXI functional test system at NEPCON China 2014

April 23, 2014

Agilent Technologies Inc. announced it will demonstrate its latest PXI Functional Test System, plus boundary scan and latest inline in-circuit test systems, at NEPCON EMT China 2014 (Booth 1G60), April 23-25, at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center.

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Agilent offers first user-extensible recorder application for real-time spectrum analyzers

April 16, 2014

Agilent Technologies Inc. announced the availability of the option RTR, the industry’s first real-time spectrum recorder and analyzer application example for real-time spectrum analyzers (RTSAs).

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Agilent Technologies announces single-slot eight-channel 8-bit PCIe Gen2 digitizer

April 15, 2014

Agilent Technologies Inc. introduces an eight-channel version of its U5309A 8-bit single-slot PCIe®Gen2 digitizer with on-board processing, providing unprecedented channel density and minimum footprint at this level of performance.

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Agilent and FIME announce availability of mobile payment test systems based on EMV contactless level 1 specifications

April 09, 2014

Agilent Technologies Inc. and FIME, a secure-chip consulting and testing provider, announced the availability of test systems based on the EMV® Contactless Level 1 Specification for mobile payments.

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Agilent simplifies discontinuous disturbance measurements with new capabilities in MXE EMI receiver

April 03, 2014

Agilent Technologies Inc. announced the addition of disturbance analyzer capabilities as a standard feature of its N9038A MXE EMI receiver. For discontinuous-disturbance measurements, the MXE simplifies and automates data collection, analysis and report generation.

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Agilent announces NFC Forum approval for analog test system

April 01, 2014

Agilent Technologies Inc. announced the successful validation of its T3111S NFC Test System for NFC Forum Analog testing.

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Agilent introduces industry’s first LTE-Advanced uplink 4x4 MIMO signal generation solution

March 24, 2014

Agilent Technologies Inc. introduced the industry’s first LTE-A uplink 4x4 MIMO signal generation solution designed to enable R&D engineers to verify FDD and TDD LTE-A Evolved Node B receivers. The solution comprises N7624B/25B Signal Studio for LTE/LTE-Advanced FDD/TDD software with newly added support for UL 4x4 MIMO.

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Agilent, U.C. Berkeley partner to accelerate student learning in engineering

March 20, 2014

Agilent Technologies Inc. announced it will work with the College of Engineering at the University of California, Berkeley, to provide an enhanced learning experience for engineering students using Agilent’s BenchVue software.

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Agilent announces next-generation system for measuring flicker noise

March 14, 2014

Agilent Technologies Inc. introduced the Agilent EEsof EDA E4727A Advanced Low-Frequency Noise Analyzer—a next-generation hardware and software system for measurement and analysis of flicker noise and random telegraph noise (RTN).

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Agilent to show test and measurement solutions at OFC 2014

March 12, 2014

Agilent Technologies Inc. will show test and measurement solutions at the Optical Fiber Communication Conference & Exposition, March 11-13 in San Francisco, CA. Agilent is the only T&M vendor offering solutions along the entire value chain of the Web 2.0—from components through data centers to telecom, addressing the latest technologies such as silicon photonics and coherent, multi-carrier transmission.

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Agilent's VSA software now offers proprietary signal analysis capabilities

March 06, 2014

Agilent Technologies Inc. announced that its 89600 VSA software has been enhanced with custom IQ modulation analysis. The analysis capability speeds time to insight by allowing R&D engineers to more easily test proprietary signals forsatellite and military communication applications.

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Agilent introduces high-performance 14-Slot AXIe chassis for large multi-channel test systems

March 04, 2014

Agilent Technologies Inc. introduced a high-performance 14-slot AXIe chassis and system module. This unique technology enables multi-module system capabilities that allow test engineers working in radar, antenna, high-energy physics and digital to set up large systems with all modules in a single chassis, providing better module-to-module synchronization and performance.

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Agilent announces next-generation UI for Infiniium real-time oscilloscopes

February 26, 2014

Agilent Technologies Inc. announced a next-generation user interface for its Infiniium real-time oscilloscopes. It is the first oscilloscope user interface to take advantage of new display technologies and significantly enhance the user experience by offering faster documentation, personalized viewing and improved usability.

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Agilent's newest X-Series measurement application supports LTE-A RF conformance testing to 3GPP Release 11

February 24, 2014

Agilent Technologies Inc. extended its leadership in LTE-Advanced measurement with its latest X-Series measurement application release. The software provides the most comprehensive RF conformance testing of LTE-Advanced FDD and TDD transmitters and components to the 3GPP Release 11 specification. It is available for both benchtop and modular products.

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Agilent's ADS 2014 delivers most significant enhancements to date

February 21, 2014

Agilent Technologies Inc. announced a powerful new version of the Agilent EEsof EDA Advanced Design System software, ADS 2014. It is designed to dramatically improve design productivity and efficiency with new technologies.

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Agilent’s intuitive, easy-to-use software tool accelerates testing with bench instruments

February 20, 2014

Agilent Technologies Inc. introduced BenchVue, its intuitive, easy-to-use software for the PC that provides multiple-instrument measurement visibility and data capture with no programming necessary. Enabling easy viewing, capturing and exporting of measurement data and screen shots, this no-cost software greatly accelerates testing for engineers and technicians in design and validation.

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Agilent and FIME to deliver advanced test tools for mobile payments

February 19, 2014

Agilent Technologies Inc. and FIME, an advanced secure-chip testing provider, have announced an agreement to work together to deliver pioneering testing solutions to the payments and telecommunications markets.

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Agilent to feature wireless communication design and test solutions at 2014 Mobile World Congress

February 18, 2014

Agilent Technologies Inc. announced it will show its newest wireless design and test solutions that address present and future test technology challenges in  LTE, LTE-A, and 3GPP, Releases 11 and 12, at Mobile World Congress, Feb. 24-27, Barcelona, Spain.

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Agilent simulation & modeling software selected by Nitronex for high-power GaN design

February 11, 2014

Agilent Technologies Inc. announced that Nitronex, a GaAs labs company and leading producer of GaN-on-silicon RF power devices, has selected Agilent to provide a complete GaN design flow that spans both device modeling and circuit simulation. The flow uses Agilent EEsof EDA’s IC-CAP model extraction software and Advanced Design System (ADS) circuit and system simulator—both market-leading platforms in RF and microwave design.

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Agilent announces ENA Series network analyzer that reduces cost, optimizes test of RF components

February 04, 2014

Agilent Technologies Inc. announced theE5063A ENA Series network analyzer, a low-cost ENA solution for manufacturing test. The instrument offers optimized performance and functionality for testing simple RF passive components, such as handset/BTS antennas, RF cables and filters. It can also be used in R&D for evaluation of RF passive devices and dielectric materials.

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Agilent announces updates to electronic instrument control, automation software

January 31, 2014

Agilent announced the newest version of its Command Expert software for faster and easier instrument control in many test application development environments.

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Agilent introduces TDR/TDT solution for accurately characterizing multiport 25/28/100-Gb/s designs

January 29, 2014

Agilent Technologies Inc. introduced the Agilent N1055A 35/50-GHz (8-ps) time-domain reflectometry and transmission module for the Agilent 86100D DCA-X platform. The module provides fast, accurate impedance and S-parameter measurements on high-speed designs that have up to 16 ports.

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Agilent's ADS controlled impedance line designer solves key challenges in designing chip-to-chip links

January 27, 2014

Agilent Technologies Inc. introduced Agilent EEsof EDA’s Controlled Impedance Line Designer. The software product quickly and accurately optimizes stack up and line geometry for multigigabit-per-second chip-to-chip links, using the most relevant metric.

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Agilent introduces series of BER test solutions for faster design verification

January 24, 2014

M8000seriesAgilent Technologies Inc. introduced the new M8000 Series BER test solution, a highly integrated and scalable bit error ratio test solution for physical-layer characterization, validation and compliance testing for receivers used in multigigabit digital designs. The new M8000 Series BER test solution provides accurate and reliable results that accelerate insight into the performance margins of high-speed digital devices.

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Agilent test equipment used by AT4 Wireless for LTE-A certification services

January 10, 2014

Agilent Technologies Inc. announced that AT4 wireless has selected Agilent test equipment to provide certification testing services for LTE-Advanced/Carrier Aggregation (LTE-A/CA).

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GoldenGate 2013.10 RFIC Software

January 06, 2014

GG_(shared)-01Agilent Technologies Inc. announced the release of GoldenGate, its RFIC simulation, verification and analysis software. Agilent EEsof EDA’s GoldenGate 2013.10 provides RFIC designers with easy-to-use EVM-, BER- and ACPR-type measurements and enables them to quickly analyze and diagnose problem areas in large-signal analysis.

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Agilent's model extraction and qualification software adopted by Microchip Technology

December 09, 2013

Agilent Technologies Inc. announced that Microchip Technology Inc., a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions, has adopted Agilent EEsof EDA’s Model Builder Program and Model Quality Assurance software. Microchip Technology will use the software to create internal fabrication device model libraries or process design kits, modify external foundry libraries, and validate supported devices from internal and external sources.

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Agilent extends coverage for OEM market with new PCIe high-speed digitizer

November 22, 2013

Agilent Technologies Inc. announced the extension of its next generation of high-speed digitizers supporting custom on-board signal processing capability with the new compact U5309A 8-bit PCIe(r) digitizer sampling up to 2 GS/s.

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Agilent introduces FieldFox pulse measurements to simplify radar field testing

October 03, 2013

Agilent Technologies Inc. introduced a pulse measurement option for its FieldFox handheld analyzers that is designed to further simplify radar field testing.

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Agilent to demonstrate newest design and test solutions at EuMW

September 26, 2013

Agilent Technologies Inc. announced it will demonstrate a wide range of new high-performance, flexible test solutions for designing and testing components for radar systems, antennas and next-generation wireless devices at European Microwave Week (Booth 105) Oct. 6-11 at the Nürnberg Convention Center in Nuremberg, Germany.

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Agilent offers simplified power-added efficiency testing

September 26, 2013

If you are assessing the power conversion efficiency of your power amplifiers, you are probably making power-added efficiency (PAE) measurements. Most PAE test setups use multiple instruments – such as RF power meters, digital oscilloscopes and DC power analyzers – to calculate RF voltage and current measurements.

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Agilent Technologies Named as Host Sponsor of EDI CON 2014

September 25, 2013

Horizon House and Microwave Journal China announced that Agilent Technologies will be the Host Sponsor of the Electronic Design Innovation Conference (EDI CON) 2014 in Beijing, China, April 8-10, 2014.

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Agilent accelerates smartphone, defense simulations by a factor of 64

September 24, 2013

Agilent Technologies Inc. announced that SystemVue, its premier platform for communications and aerospace/defense systems design, supports high-performance distributed computing. System architects of wireless, 4G smartphone and radar applications can now verify next-generation system performance up to 64 times faster using Linux-based grid computing managers such as the IBM Platform Load Sharing Facility.

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Agilent increases test efficiency with next gen of optical modulation analyzer software

September 18, 2013

Agilent Technologies Inc. introduced the next generation of optical modulation analysis software for its family of optical modulation analyzers. The new software makes it easy for photonic engineers to set up tests on their optical modulation analyzers, increasing test efficiency by cutting the number of steps in half. By automating the execution of tests, the software also minimizes testing errors.

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Agilent announces faster RF signal generation and analysis

August 27, 2013

M9391AAgilent Technologies Inc. introduced the M9391A, a 1 MHz to 3 or 6 GHz PXIe vector signal analyzer, with up to 160 MHz bandwidth designed to test the latest wireless standards. 

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Agilent announces industry's first MIPI M-PHY receiver and transmitter tests with switch automation

June 21, 2013

Agilent introduced MIPI™ M-PHY physical layer receiver and transmitter tests with switch automation. The tests are designed to accelerate the turn-on and debug of MIPI M-PHY-based systems and provide design engineers an efficient way to ensure M-PHY devices interoperate with the application processor.

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Agilent announces 160 MHz bandwidth and real-time capability for MXA signal analyzer

June 05, 2013

Agilent Technologies Inc. announced significant enhancements to its midrange N9020A MXA X-Series signal analyzer. New options for 160-MHz analysis bandwidth and real-time spectrum analyzer (RTSA) capability address the challenges of measuring interference in the next generation of heterogeneous wireless networks.

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Agilent introduces electrical retimer solution to solve key challenges in designing chip-to-chip links

May 29, 2013

Agilent Technologies Inc. introduced the latest addition to its repeater model library for quickly and accurately solving the challenge posed by signal distortion in the multigigabit-per-second regime.

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Agilent's newest 3-D EM simulation software targets EMI compliance

May 28, 2013

Agilent Technologies Inc. announced the latest release of Electromagnetic Professional (EMPro), its 3-D electromagnetic simulation software.

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Agilent to demonstrate leading-edge design and test solutions at IMS 2013

May 22, 2013

Agilent Technologies Inc. will demonstrate 25 of its newest design and measurement solutions at the IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium (Booth 1230), June 2-7, at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle.

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Agilent enhances electronic instrument control and automation software

May 10, 2013

Agilent Technologies Inc. announced the latest enhancement on its Command Expert software for faster and easier instrument control in many test application development environments.

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Agilent announces enhancements to automate Verizon IMS VoIP compliance test plan

May 06, 2013

Agilent Technologies Inc. announced enhancements to its N5973A Interactive Functional Test Automation for Verizon Wireless Compliance Test Plans software, including new scripts to automate Verizon's IMS voice-over-IP compliance test plan.

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Agilent outfits UC Berkeley electronics lab with $300,000 of test equipment

April 12, 2013

Agilent Technologies Inc. announced that it  donated bench-top electronic measurement equipment worth $300,000 to the Texas Instruments Electronics Design Laboratory, which opened at the University of California, Berkeley. The new lab will provide more than 1,000 Berkeley students each year with hands-on experience applying the principles they learn in gateway electrical engineering courses such as microelectronic circuit design.

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Agilent simulation software selected by Plextek RF Integration

March 28, 2013

Agilent Technologies Inc. announced that Plextek RF Integration, a UK-based  company that designs and develops RFICs, MMICs and microwave/millimeter-wave modules, has selected Agilent software to simulate its new high-frequency circuit and MMIC designs.

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Agilent announces standard 3-year warranty for all electronic test instruments

March 01, 2013

Agilent Technologies Inc. announced that all new Agilent electronic test instruments sold after this date will be covered by a “bumper-to-bumper” three-year repair warranty. The increase from one year to three years is the result of ongoing quality initiatives that, from 2002 to 2012, yielded unprecedented improvements in product reliability and earned top marks in an independent customer survey rating RF and microwave product quality.

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Agilent helps students acquire real-world EDA skills with new licensing program

February 28, 2013

Agilent Technologies Inc. launched the Agilent EEsof EDA Student License Program, designed to provide access to Agilent EEsof EDA software on students’ personal computers. 

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Agilent introduces wireless communications test set with integrated multiport adapter

February 26, 2013

Agilent Technologies Inc. introduced its new E6607C EXT wireless communications test set, featuring an integrated multiport adapter for cost-effective, high-volume wireless device manufacturing test. Optimized for testing multiple devices simultaneously, the EXT-C with integrated multiport adapter enables up to 3x gain in effective test throughput (vs. the EXT-B) for less than 1.3x the price.

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Agilent announces host adapter for MIPI Alliance DigRF v4 RFICs

February 22, 2013

Agilent Technologies Inc. announced a new protocol testing solution for MIPITM Alliance Gear2 DigRf v4 RFICs. The Agilent M9252A DigRF host adapter allows developers to speed testing and analysis of RFICs used in cellular phones, tablets and other mobile devices.

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Agilent launches versatile benchtop boundary scan analyzer for electronic test

February 20, 2013

Boundary scan has become an indispensable technology as engineers face increasing test access challenges. The x1149 boundary scan analyzer is a versatile yet easy to use board test tool designed to help users through board design and validation, and re-using the same x1149 test in manufacturing.

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Agilent introduces first UFS protocol-decoding software for oscilloscopes

February 19, 2013

Agilent Technologies Inc. introduced the industry’s first software solution for decoding the Universal Flash Storage (UFS) protocol on oscilloscopes. The new protocol decoder provides design and validation engineers with a fast, easy way to validate and debug their UFS interfaces.

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Agilent’s newest SystemVue software release accelerates MIMO radar and wireless/4G design

February 15, 2013

Agilent Technologies Inc. announced the newest release of SystemVue, its premier platform for designing communications and defense systems.

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Agilent introduces comprehensive compliance testing for EEE standards

February 14, 2013

Agilent Technologies Inc. introduced compliance testing support for Energy-Efficient Ethernet (EEE) standards used in networking applications. Agilent’s solution for transmitter tests includes 10BASE-T, 100BASE-T and 1000BASE-T EEE test standards as described in the IEEE 802.3az-2010 specification.

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Agilent and distributors host seminar series for hands-on electronic test

February 06, 2013

What: Agilent’s complimentary A+ Seminar Series, given by its technical expert distributors, is designed to provide hands-on labs, working sessions, tips, techniques, best practices and skills development.

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Agilent commits $90 M gift of software to Georgia Tech laboratory

February 05, 2013

Agilent Technologies Inc. announced the largest in-kind software donation ever in its longstanding relationship with the Georgia Institute of Technology.

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Agilent to demo new solutions enabling tests from prototype validation to inline high-volume manufacturing at IPC APEX

February 01, 2013

Agilent Technologies Inc. will demonstrate its latest boundary scan analyzer, plus inline in-circuit and functional test systems at the IPC APEX EXPO, Feb. 19-21, at the San Diego Convention Center (Booth 2827) in San Diego, Calif.

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Agilent introduces industry's lowest-priced USB 2.0 signal-quality test option

January 29, 2013

Agilent Technologies Inc. introduced the industry’s lowest-priced USB 2.0 signal-quality test option. This option for the InfiniiVision 4000 X-Series oscilloscopes supports low-speed, full-speed and hi-speed USB applications. The USB interface is used extensively for computer applications and for a broad range of embedded connectivity applications.

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Agilent introduces enhanced solution for PCI Express 3.0 receiver characterization

January 28, 2013

Agilent Technologies Inc. announced an enhanced solution for PCI Express® 3.0 receiver characterization at DesignCon.

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Agilent announces video on 8x8 LTE MIMO

January 28, 2013

Agilent Technologies Inc. announced a new video, "8x8 LTE MIMO Analysis - N7109A Signal Analyzer - 89600 VSA - SystemVue."  See how new 8x8 MIMO simulation and measurement capabilities help LTE basestation designers stay ahead of rapidly evolving LTE standards test requirements.

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Agilent unveils waveform generator support for HDMI and MHL sink tests

January 25, 2013

Agilent Technologies Inc. announced support for the High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) and Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL) sink tests through its M8190A arbitrary waveform generator and enhanced N5990A test-automation software.

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Agilent introduces benchtop digital multimeter designed to turbocharge electronic T&M applications

January 22, 2013

Agilent Technologies Inc. announced the 34450A 5½ digit Benchtop Digital Multimeter, designed to turbocharge electronic test and measurement applications for industrial and educational use.

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Leti and Agilent to present results on MM-wave short-range communication integrated systems IEEE SiRF

January 18, 2013

CEA-Leti and Agilent Technologies will present their recent research results in the field of embedded integrated systems at the IEEE Silicon Monolithic Integrated Circuits in RF Systems (SiRF) Conference in Austin, TX, Jan. 21-23.

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Agilent to demonstrate newest high-speed digital design and test solutions at DesignCon

January 16, 2013

Agilent Technologies Inc. announced it will demonstrate its high-speed digital design and test solutions at DesignCon, Jan. 28- 31, at the Santa Clara Convention Center (Booth 201).

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Agilent announces opening of calibration and repair service center for test instruments in Vietnam

January 04, 2013

Agilent Technologies Inc. announced the opening of a new calibration and repair service center for electronic test instruments in Hanoi, Vietnam. The new Agilent Advantage Services facility will offer local calibration and repair services, adding to more than 50 service locations around the world.

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Agilent introduces industry's first LTE-Advanced 8x8 MIMO signal-generation and analysis solutions

January 03, 2013

Agilent introduced the industry's first LTE-Advanced 8x8 MIMO signal-generation and analysis solutions. The offerings complement Agilent's other industry-first solutions for the LTE-Advanced standard.

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Agilent announces application note on the 89600 VSA software simultaneous multi-measurement capabilities

December 26, 2012

Agilent’s new application note describes how the 89600 VSA software’s multi-measurement capability facilitates testing wireless devices and systems handling multiple carriers and formats at the same time.

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Agilent demonstrates test solutions at SDR-WInnComm

December 21, 2012

Agilent will demonstrate the following test solutions:

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Agilent unveils new IC-CAP platform for device characterization and modeling

December 20, 2012

With IC-CAP 2013.01, Agilent introduces major improvements to its flagship product for high-frequency device modeling. One key improvement is turnkey extraction of the Angelov-GaN model, the industry standard compact device model for GaN semiconductor devices.

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Agilent ships new ADS software

December 10, 2012

Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) announced shipment of Advanced Design System 2012, its flagship RF and microwave EDA software platform.

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Agilent announces new webcast on calibration service for test and measurement equipment

December 05, 2012

Agilent Technologies Inc. announced the new webcast, “Calibration Traceability and Standards Compliance,” hosted by Bob Stern, senior metrologist and Agilent Electronic Measurement Group representative to NCSLI.

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Agilent adds wireless connectivity to clamp meters

December 03, 2012

Agilent Technologies Inc. announced the addition of wireless connectivity to its U1210 Series clamp meter. It also added new capabilities, including voice output and remote hosting, to the Mobile Meter and Mobile Logger applications that support the company’s wireless connectivity solution for handheld digital multimeters and clamp meters.

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Agilent introduces basic spectrum analyzer for budget-driven applications

November 30, 2012

Agilent Technologies Inc. announced a new basic spectrum analyzer for budget-constrained applications in R&D, manufacturing, maintenance, educationlabs, spectrum management, benchrepair and other general-purpose analyzer applications.

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Agilent extends high-performance noise-figure measurement technique to 50 GHz

November 29, 2012

Agilent Technologies Inc. announced the extension of its source-corrected noise-figure measurement capability in PNA-X network analyzers to 43.5 and 50 GHz, while continuing to maintain the highest noise-figure measurement accuracy in the industry. Built directly into the Agilent PNA-X, the technique provides a complete single-connection, multiple-measurement capability for R&D and manufacturing engineers developing and testing low-noise transistors, amplifiers, frequency converters and transmit/receive modules.

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Agilent opens PicoCafé, an online forum for atomic force microscope users

November 28, 2012

Agilent Technologies Inc. announced the launch of its online Pico Café, an interactive web community created exclusively for atomic force microscope users. Agilent AFM users from around the world are invited to visit the new PicoCafé at www.agilent.com/find/picocafe to share original script programming and instrumentation-related insights with one another.

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Agilent recognized by Frost & Sullivan for outstanding customer service in Brazil

November 20, 2012

Agilent Technologies Inc. announced that Frost & Sullivan recognized the company for significant customer-centric initiatives and leadership in Brazil’s electronic test and measurement market, presenting Agilent with the 2012 Brazilian Frost & Sullivan Award for Customer Service Leadership.

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Agilent ships newest GoldenGate software release for RFIC designers

November 20, 2012

Agilent Technologies Inc. announced shipment of its GoldenGate 2012.10 RFIC simulation, verification and analysis software.

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Agilent to present at Wireless Connectivity in Medical Devices conference

November 19, 2012

Agilent Technologies Inc. will present at the Wireless Connectivity in Medical Devices Conference, Nov. 28. at the Langham Boston Hotel in Boston, MA.

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Agilent ships newest EMPro software release for analyzing 3-D electromagnetic effects

November 16, 2012

Agilent Technologies Inc. announced shipment of EMPro 2012, its 3-D electromagnetic simulation software.

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Agilent and Notre Dame team up on MIMO wireless technologies

November 15, 2012

Agilent Technologies Inc. and the Wireless Institute at the University of Notre Dame announced that they will establish a collaborative research initiative aimed at developing the next generation of multiple-input, multiple-output wireless technologies.

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Agilent redefines the oscilloscope experience

November 14, 2012

Agilent Technologies Inc. introduced the groundbreaking InfiniiVision 4000 X-Series digital-storage and mixed-signal oscilloscopes. This new series establishes unprecedented levels of flexibility and ease of use among units that use an embedded operating system.

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Agilent introduces high-precision PXI frequency reference module for electronic measurements

November 13, 2012

Agilent Technologies Inc. introduced a high-precision PXIe frequency reference. The Agilent M9300A generates clean 10-MHz and 100-MHz signals for high-performance RF systems.

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Agilent FieldFox handheld analyzer demonstration videos now available

November 09, 2012

Agilent Technologies Inc. introduces a new series of eight videos are available that demonstrate how Agilent FieldFox handheld analyzers make precise microwave measurements in field-test environments such as satellite communications, microwave backhaul, military communications and radar systems.

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Agilent announces expansion of Hermon Labs’ acoustic wireless handset conformance test solution

November 08, 2012

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.

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Agilent and Bangor University celebrate £2 M investment in teaching lab for electronic engineering

November 06, 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.

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Agilent introduces electrical redriver modeling solution

November 05, 2012

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.

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Agilent to display test innovations at electronica

November 02, 2012

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.

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Agilent releases new software for X-Series signal analyzers

November 01, 2012

Agilent Technologies Inc. extended its leadership in 802.11ac WLAN test solutions with its latest measurement application release for X-Series signal analyzers.

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Agilent and the University of Leeds open terahertz measurement research lab

October 30, 2012

Agilent Technologies Inc. announced the opening, at the University of Leeds, of the first Agilent-equipped terahertz measurement laboratory in Europe. The new laboratory will enable research on devices, components, circuits and systems at much higher frequencies than any other institution in the region has been able to do before.

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Agilent expands capabilities of handheld spectrum analyzers for enhanced in-field use

October 29, 2012

Agilent Technologies Inc. announced expanded capabilities for the N934x C family of rugged handheld spectrum analyzers. The additional features give the HSA enhanced versatility for in-field applications like instrument remote control and peak power measurement of pulsed signals.

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Agilent application note: Increase phased array antenna test throughput with Agilent digitizer

October 26, 2012

What: This application note addresses test challenges faced by phased array antenna engineers including:

  • The need for fast wideband, high resolution sampling of IF signals post downconversion.
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Agilent announces webcast series on calibration service of test and measurement equipment

October 25, 2012

Agilent Technologies Inc. announced the webcast, “Calibration: Why It Matters and What It Should Include,” hosted by Bob Stern, senior metrologist and Agilent Electronic Measurement Group representative to NCSLI. The webcast will be held Nov. 8.

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Agilent to demonstrate newest 3-D EM software release at EuMW

October 24, 2012

Agilent Technologies Inc. announced that EMPro 2012 will be demonstrated at European Microwave Week (Booth 114), Oct. 29-Nov. 1, RAI, Amsterdam.

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Agilent launches myAgilent personalized web portal for electronic measurement

October 23, 2012

Agilent Technologies Inc. announced the launch of a new web portal that allows customers to manage their relationship with Agilent and receive information personalized to their interests and the products they own.

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Agilent to demonstrate newest microwave and RF design and test solutions at EuMW

October 18, 2012

Agilent Technologies Inc. announced it will show its newest microwave and RF design, test and measurement solutions for the aerospace, defense, research, education, communications, transportation and medical markets at European Microwave Week (Booth 114), Oct. 29- 31, at the RAI convention center in Amsterdam.

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Agilent to demonstrate LTE and WLAN test and measurement solutions at 4G World

October 15, 2012

Agilent Technologies Inc. announced it will demonstrate its newest LTE and WLAN test and measurement solutions, which cover the global technology and applications ecosystem for next-generation mobile broadband networks, at 4G World (Booth 322), McCormick Place West,  in Chicago, Oct. 30-31.

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Agilent continues to enhance connectivity software for electronic test instruments

October 11, 2012

Agilent Technologies Inc. announced the latest release of its IO Libraries Suite 16.3 software for use with electronic test instruments. The new release continues to improve the customer experience, with support for Microsoft® Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 as well as enhanced USB connections.

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Agilent to demonstrate automotive functional test system at expo

October 10, 2012

Agilent Technologies Inc. will feature the PXI-based TS-8900 Automotive Functional Test System at the Automotive Testing Expo (Booth 12024), Oct. 23-25, at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, Mich.

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Agilent introduces 14 FieldFox handheld analyzers that deliver benchtop accuracy

October 09, 2012

Agilent Technologies Inc. announced 14 FieldFox handheld analyzers that deliver benchtop-instrument accuracy in field-test environments. Designed for harsh conditions and hard-to-reach locations, FieldFox analyzers cover satellite communications, microwave backhaul, military communications, radar systems and a wide range of additional applications.

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Agilent 3-D EM simulation software selected by STMicroelectronics for ESD development

October 05, 2012

Agilent Technologies Inc. announced that STMicroelectronics, a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, has selected Agilent’s Electromagnetic Professional (EMPro) software for use in development of ESD structures based on advanced CMOS process technology.

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Agilent announces free 4 M memory upgrade for 16800 series portable logic analyzers

October 04, 2012

Agilent Technologies announces its free 4 M memory upgrade promotion for the company’s popular general purpose 16800 series logic analyzer. For a limited time only, customers who purchase any 16800 series portable logic analyzer can get the 4 M upgrade to achieve greater design insight with deeper memory at no additional cost. 

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Agilent unveils ADS 2012

October 03, 2012

Agilent Technologies Inc.  unveiled ADS 2012, the next major release of its Advanced Design System (ADS) flagship RF and microwave EDA platform.

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Agilent 3-D EM simulation software selected by STMicro for ESD development

October 03, 2012

Agilent Technologies Inc. announced that STMicroelectronics, a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, has selected Agilent’s Electromagnetic Professional (EMPro) software for use in development of ESD structures based on advanced CMOS process technology.

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Agilent enables Galileo testing with GNSS signal creation software

October 02, 2012

Agilent Technologies Inc. announced that its Signal Studio for Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) software (N7609B) has been enhanced with real-time and basic mode capabilities designed to allow engineers to simulate Galileo signals for receiver testing and to address the needs of the manufacturing test market.

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Agilent offers 3 application notes on techniques for precise field measurements

September 26, 2012

Agilent Technologies is offering three application notes covering interference measurements, cable and antenna measurements, and measurement calibrations:

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Agilent delivers application note and PXI test systems webcast

September 25, 2012

Often when configuring PXI test systems the selection of components involves multiple suppliers, consequently interoperability is a concern.  The Interoperability of PXI based Test Systems application note and webcast show how to build a multi-vendor PXI system to ensure a smooth implementation of the PXI hardware & software components.

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Agilent congratulates team at CERN for measuring what many thought immeasurable

September 18, 2012

Agilent Technologies Inc. offers its congratulations to the team at the European Organization for Nuclear Research, more commonly known as CERN, for discovering — at 99.9999 percent confidence — what is almost certainly the long-sought Higgs boson, an elementary particle that had been predicted to exist for theoretical reasons. Agilent is proud to have provided technology that played a part in this landmark discovery.

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Agilent to launch seminar tour focused on principles of system design for automated testing

September 17, 2012

Agilent Technologies Inc. announced it will launch a seminar tour on system design principles, including on-site demonstrations, case studies and expert insight into how to develop high-capacity and high-performance electronic test systems. At these complimentary full-day technical seminars, Agilent experts and leading system integrators will cover the latest technologies for automated instrumentation in a broad set of industries.

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Agilent and CATR (TMC) to collaborate on TD-LTE MIMO

September 14, 2012

Agilent Technologies Inc. announced a memorandum of understanding has been signed with the China Academy of Telecommunication Research (Telecommunication Metrology Center), or CATR (TMC). The two organizations have agreed to work together on TD-LTE MIMO over-the-air (OTA) test research.

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Agilent launches webcasts series on new FieldFox handheld analyzers

September 13, 2012

The series of application-focused webcasts instruct to make precise RF and microwave measurements with the new FieldFox family of microwave analyzers. Test results are comparable to that of benchtop equipment in the lab as well as field installation and maintenance environments. Topics include techniques for precise interference measurements, cable and antenna measurements, calibration and alignment measurements, time domain measurements and precise power measurements.

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Agilent Technologies announces hardware upgrade for ENA Network Analyzers

September 12, 2012

Agilent Technologies Inc. announced the latest upgrade of the company’s E5071C ENA series network analyzer’s digital hardware, with no price increase. The measurement cycle time of the new hardware is two times faster than that of any other competitive RF network analyzer.

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Agilent introduces methodology to accelerate large-scale active antenna calibration and testing

September 11, 2012

Agilent Technologies Inc. introduced the industry’s widest-bandwidth real-time digital downconverter option on the M9703A AXIe eight-channel high-speed digitizer. The new DDC functionality enables faster, more flexible measurements in high-channel-count applications.

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Agilent to demo test and measurement solutions in coherent communication at ECOC

September 10, 2012

Agilent Technologies Inc. announced that it will demonstrate test and measurement solutions in coherent communication at ECOC (Amsterdam RAI, Hall 1, Stand 712) in Amsterdam, Sept. 17-19.

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Agilent, Concilium, University of Pretoria join forces to create computer-aided education center

September 06, 2012

Agilent Technologies Inc. announced that it has worked with Concilium Technologies and the department of electrical, electronic and computer engineering at the University of Pretoria, South Africa, to develop one of the largest electrical engineering training laboratories in the world.

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Agilent introduces world’s fastest PXI vector signal generator

September 05, 2012

Agilent M9381AAgilent Technologies Inc. introduced the world’s fastest vector signal generator in a PXI form factor. The Agilent M9381A is a 1-MHz to 3- or 6-GHz VSG that combines fast switching and excellent RF parametric performance.

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Agilent demonstrates its newest solutions for ATE at AUTOTESTCON

September 05, 2012

Agilent Technologies Inc. announced it will present a wide range of recently introduced ATE instruments and software at AUTOTESTCON 2012 (Booth 513). The show runs Sept. 11-13 at the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, CA.

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Agilent introduces 14 FieldFox handheld analyzers that deliver benchtop accuracy

September 04, 2012

Agilent Technologies Inc. announced 14 FieldFox handheld analyzers that deliver benchtop-instrument accuracy in field-test environments. Designed for harsh conditions and hard-to-reach locations, FieldFox analyzers cover satellite communications, microwave backhaul, military communications, radar systems and a wide range of additional applications.

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Agilent Technologies releases new high speed digital poster

August 31, 2012

Achieve your best design with the new Agilent High Speed Digital Solutions poster. The FREE poster is designed togive information about achieving signal integrity in high speed digital design, offering a greater understanding of the technologies with a full range of design and test solutions.

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Agilent Technologies and China Mobile agree to collaborate

August 23, 2012

Agilent Technologies Inc. announced an agreement to collaborate with China Mobile Communications Co. Ltd. Research Institute (CMRI). China Mobile is the world’s largest mobile network operator and a market leader in 3G and next-generation wireless network development.

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Agilent introduces family of waveform generators with unrivaled signal accuracy

August 21, 2012

Agilent Technologies Inc. introduced the 33500B Series waveform generators. The eight new one- and two-channel models, which generate waveforms up to 30 MHz, incorporate exclusive Trueform signal-generation technology. Trueform enables these models to offer unmatched capabilities for generating a full range of signals for the most demanding measurements required when designing electronic devices.

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Agilent accredited as 1st non-government designated calibration agency under Japan Radio Law

August 13, 2012

Agilent Technologies Inc. announced that the company has been accredited as a designated calibration agency under Japan Radio Law by the Minister of Internal Affairs and Communications. Agilent is the first non-government designated calibration agency in Japan.

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Agilent introduces high-bandwidth accessories for more durable oscilloscope probing

August 09, 2012

Agilent Technologies Inc. introduced economical semipermanent solder-in probing solutions for its InfiniiMax III oscilloscope probing system. Engineers can use these accessories forhigh-speed digital system design, component design/characterization and differential serial bus measurements.

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Agilent completes acquisition of AT4 Wireless Test Systems

August 03, 2012

Agilent Technologies Inc. announced that AT4 Wireless Test Systems’ business assets are now part of Agilent. The two companies had announced an acquisition agreement on July 16. Financial details were not disclosed.

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Agilent Technologies announces wireless communications test set

August 01, 2012
p> Agilent Technologies Inc. introduced the E6607B EXT wireless communications test set and companion E6617A multiport adapter. Optimized for non-signaling testing, the EXT/MPA combination increases test throughput and reduces the cost of test in the manufacturing of current- and next-generation smartphones and tablets that contain multiformat and multiband technologies.

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Agilent provides new application note on voice over LTE

July 31, 2012

The Agilent Power of X application notes provide insight into solving tough measurement problems in a unique way for both the design and manufacturing environments. The new “Solutions for Enabling Fast, Accurate and Efficient Testing of Voice Quality in LTE User Equipment (UE)” 5991-0794EN, available now, offers information into how to best address the long list of test requirements when testing the voice quality of LTE UE with the right VoIP test building blocks.

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Agilent Technologies signs agreement to acquire AT4 wireless

July 23, 2012

Agilent Technologies Inc. and AT4 wireless announced that they have signed a definitive agreement for Agilent to acquire the assets of AT4 wireless' Test Systems business. Privately held AT4 wireless, based in Malaga, Spain, is a global provider of testing services and solutions for wireless communications.

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Agilent introduces software for the DCA-X oscilloscope

June 29, 2012

N1012A OIF CEI 3.0 Compliance Test Application for 86100D DCA-XAgilent Technologies Inc. introduced two new test applications that leverage the high bandwidth and low jitter performance of  the Infiniium 86100D DCA-X oscilloscope.

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Agilent announces winners of ‘Test of Time’ power-supply contest

June 26, 2012

Agilent Technologies Inc. announced the two grand prize winners of its Test of Time power-supply contest: Richard Factor of Little Ferry, N.J., and Simon Jensen of Husum, Germany. Each will receive an Agilent N6705B DC power analyzer and three modules.

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Agilent collaborates with Thales to apply X-parameters* to RF system design

June 21, 2012

Agilent Technologies Inc. announced that its ongoing collaboration with Thales, a global technology leader for the defense and security and the aerospace and transport markets, has expanded the reach of X-parameters technology to wideband super-heterodyne receiver applications

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Agilent Technologies announces industry’s first true USB coaxial switch

June 19, 2012

Agilent Technologies Inc. announced a USB-powered, single-pole double-throw coaxial switch, operating from DC to 18 GHz. The first-to-market microwave switch driven by a USB port, the Agilent U1810B will provide system-design and manufacturing engineers a long-operating-life solution with convenient RF switching.

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Agilent Technologies introduces world’s fastest USB power sensors

June 19, 2012

Agilent Technologies Inc. announced the Agilent U2020 X-series, the world’s fastest USB power sensors. With the peak and average power measurement capabilities of a power meter, these compact high-performance sensors allow engineers to test devices faster and with greater efficiency and accuracy.

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Agilent debuts breakthroughs in PA design for next release of ADS

June 14, 2012

Agilent Technologies Inc. unveiled new technologies and breakthroughs for RF power amplifier design. These capabilities and more will be part of the next major release of Agilent’s flagship Advanced Design System.

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Agilent introduces highest performance mid-range vector network analyzer

June 13, 2012

Agilent Technologies Inc. introduced five new PNA-L vector network analyzer models, offering design and manufacturing engineers the highest performance (up to 50 GHz) in a mid-range VNA, along with lower cost and future-proof capabilities.

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Agilent accelerates early wireless design verification with new SystemVue release

June 06, 2012

Agilent Technologies Inc. announced a new release of SystemVue, Agilent’s premier platform for designing communications systems.

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Agilent's newest GoldenGate software release accelerates design verification

June 05, 2012

Agilent GoldenGate, Reproduced with Permission, Courtesy of Agilent Technologies Inc.Agilent Technologies Inc. announced the latest release of its RFIC simulation, verification and analysis software, GoldenGate 2012.

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Agilent introduces lower-priced, yet powerful oscilloscopes

May 31, 2012

Agilent Technologies Inc. introduced the 1000B Series oscilloscopes. The four new two-channel models, with bandwidths from 50 MHz to 150 MHz, offer powerful capabilities at an attractive price for engineers, technicians and educators.

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Agilent's Bluetooth RF test solution speeds development of devices based on TI ICs

May 30, 2012

Agilent Technologies Inc. announced its Bluetooth low-energy test solution on the N4010A wireless connectivity test set was verified by Texas Instruments Inc. for use with TI’s integrated circuits in Bluetooth Smart and Smart-Ready devices. The Bluetooth low-energy Tx/Rx test capability on N4010A gives manufacturers and design houses reliable and efficient test solutions for single-mode and dual-mode devices.

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Agilent Technologies introduces CAN eye-diagram mask testing on InfiniiVision X-Series oscilloscopes

May 25, 2012

Agilent Technologies Inc. introduced the oscilloscope industry’s first eye-diagram mask testing capability for the differential Controller Area Network serial bus. The CAN serial bus is used extensively for control and sensor monitoring in automotive applications as well as a broad range of industrial and medical equipment applications.

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Agilent Technologies announces shipment of the IC-CAP 2012 platform for device characterization and modeling

May 18, 2012

Agilent Technologies Inc. announced shipment of the latest release of its device modeling software platform, the Integrated Circuit Characterization and Analysis Program (IC-CAP).

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Agilent Technologies’ ADS selected by ADATA

May 15, 2012

Agilent ADSAgilent Technologies announced that ADATA Technology has selected Agilent’s Advanced Design System software for developing memory modules for the high-speed digital market.

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Agilent announces voice-over-LTE test system developed with Brüel & Kjær

May 11, 2012

Agilent Technologies Inc. announced that the Agilent PXT wireless communications test set is now available for testing voice quality on Voice-over-LTE (VoLTE) 4G phones with the Brüel & Kjær PULSE Audio Analyzer and Head and Torso Simulator (HATS).

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Agilent announces new A&D application videos

May 07, 2012

Agilent A&D videosAgilent Technologies introduces new A&D application videos. The 1-3 min videos provide information on interference mitigation, switch repeatability and a new tool for instrument control.

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Agilent offers new 802.11ad PHY layer testing application note

May 07, 2012

The new application note “Solutions for 802.11ad PHY Layer Testing” offers insight into how to enable quick and accurate simulation, generation and analysis of 60 GHz signals with 2 GHz modulation bandwidth.

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Agilent Technologies introduces 6 GHz signal generators with industry-best performance

May 03, 2012
Agilent Technologies Inc. announced four new X-Series signal generators that provide unmatched performance in phase noise, output power, ACPR, EVM and bandwidth. With these capabilities, Agilent’s new MXG and EXG products (available in analog and vector models) support the development of components and receivers that meet the complex challenges of mitigating interference, speeding data throughput and increasing signal quality in applications such as radar, military communications and consumer wireless. Read More

Agilent Technologies enhances FieldFox RF analyzers

May 03, 2012

Agilent Technologies Inc. enhanced its FieldFox RF analyzers with options for time-domain analysis and channel-power measurements. These options give engineers the features they need to more easily and quickly test their RF communications infrastructure.

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Agilent announces cost-effective millimeter-wave signal analysis solution

May 02, 2012

Agilent Technologies Inc. announced that its EXA signal analyzer is now the industry's most cost-effective millimeter-wave signal analyzer, covering frequencies up to 44 GHz. With external mixing, it can cover up to 325 GHz. The result is easier, more accurate millimeter-wave measurements.

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Agilent will acquire Centellax’s test and measurement business

May 01, 2012

Agilent Technologies Inc. and Centellax announced they have signed a definitive agreement for Agilent to acquire the assets of Centellax’s test and measurement business. Centellax, a privately held company, designs and manufactures key technology and products such as bit-error ratio testers and signal generators used for testing high-speed digital communication systems and components.

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Agilent Technologies offers new video on TD-LTE beamforming

April 30, 2012

The Agilent video “Verify and Visualize your TD-LTE Beamforming Signals” demonstratesthe Agilent N7100 Multi-Channel Signal Analyzer, 89600 VSA Software TD-LTE Beamforming MIMO 8-channel measurement solution.

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Agilent Technologies offers new app note on testing 802.11ac signals

April 27, 2012

The new “Testing Very High Throughput 802.11ac Signals” application note offers insight into how to achieve quick and accurate generation and analysis of wider bandwidth 802.11ac signals.

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Agilent's Advanced Design System selected by Comtech EF Data

April 26, 2012

Agilent_Advanced Design SystemAgilent Technologies Inc. announced that Comtech EF Data has selected ADS software for use in developing RF and microwave circuits for high-performance satellite communications systems.

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Agilent to demo new test solutions at CTIA

April 24, 2012

Agilent Technologies Inc. will demonstrate its high-performance test and measurement solutions at the CTIA Wireless show, May 8-10, at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center (Booth 3935) in New Orleans. The company’s new solutions provide greater insight into devices being designed and tested, accelerating the development of the latest wireless technologies, including LTE, LTE-Advanced, GNSS, DC-HSDPA, 802.11ac WLAN and femtocells.

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Agilent launches new high-speed digital videos page

April 20, 2012

Achieve your best design with the new 24/7 Agilent High-Speed Digital (HSD) videos page. The site is designed to give more information about the intricacies of high-speed digital design from Agilent, and much more.

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Agilent offers advanced PC-based oscilloscope analysis application

April 17, 2012

Agilent N8900AAgilent announced the industry’s most advanced PC-based oscilloscope analysis software, which allows engineers to analyze previously captured signals from oscilloscopes made by Agilent and other vendors.

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Agilent Technologies announces new radar and EW measurement application brief

April 16, 2012

The application brief, “Using Time Sidelobe Measurements to Assess the Performance of Compressed-Pulse Radars”  defines key problems related to measurements of compressed-pulse radars, describes the time sidelobe method, and outlines the practical uses of this approach.

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Agilent Technologies, ETS-Lindgren host CTIA Wireless MIMO OTA educational panel discussion

April 05, 2012

Agilent Technologies Inc. announced its participation, with ETS-Lindgren, in an educational panel discussion – “MIMO OTA Measurements: The Next Generation Platform for Wireless Testing” – at the International CTIA Wireless event in New Orleans.

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Agilent introduces industry’s widest-bandwidth MIMO PXI vector signal analyzer

April 03, 2012

Agilent Technologies Inc. announced the availability of a wideband MIMO PXI vector signal analyzer that delivers the industry’s highest-bandwidth signal analysis. The new analyzer enables R&D and test engineers to validate their MIMO 802.11ac designs with a unique combination of accuracy, speed, bandwidth and scalability in a small form factor.

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Agilent Technologies announces new videos on cellular testing

March 13, 2012

Agilent announces two new videos, “MIPI M-PHY Automated Tx Test Demo” and “Anticipate Multi-Standard Radio (MSR) Performance with Agilent SystemVue”, created to help understand the intricacies of the evolving cellular standards to enable faster delivery of  products to market. 

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Agilent's SystemVue Software Selected by Télécom ParisTech

March 02, 2012

AgilentSystemVueAgilent Technologies Inc. announced that Télécom ParisTech has selected the company’s SystemVue software for use in analog and mixed integrated systems research.

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Agilent introduces add-in extensions for compliance application software

January 26, 2012
Agilent Technologies Inc. announced a product enhancement designed to help engineers extend the capabilities of compliance applications on the company’s Infiniium real-time oscilloscopes.

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Agilent introduces seven high-power modules for modular power system

January 23, 2012
Agilent Technologies Inc. introduced seven high-power modules for its popular N6700 modular power system. Read More

Agilent delivers high-speed inter-chip compliance test software

January 11, 2012

Agilent Technologies Inc. announced the release of the first commercially available High-Speed Inter-Chip (HSIC) compliance test software for real-time oscilloscopes. The software automatically tests HSIC signals according to HSIC specifications.

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Agilent introduces handheld oscilloscopes with advanced displays

January 11, 2012

Agilent_handheldAgilent Technologies Inc. announced the addition of two new oscilloscopes to its portfolio of handheld instruments. The 100 MHz U1610A and 200 MHz U1620A - the first handheld units to include a color VGA display.

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Agilent Technologies Introduces Industry-First, Phase Noise/Spectral Jitter Analysis for Digital Communications Analyzer

January 22, 2007
New Modules, Software Enable Advanced Device Characterization and Signal Integrity Insight for High-Speed Digital Designers, Manufacturers Read More

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ADS 2014

November 14, 2013

Synthetic Instrumentation: The Future of Test

March 14, 2013
Experts from National Instruments, Agilent Technologies and Aeroflex weigh in on the future of RF/microwave test and measurement instrumentation. Read More

Nurturing Design Innovation for China's Future

January 29, 2013
Discusses how design innovation will be critical to China's ongoing industrial and economic development, and how EDI CON 2013 will provide the solutions and technology necessary to encourage design and development Read More

Full Transmitter Linearization Using a Wideband DPD Measurement Platform

January 15, 2013

Examines how to enable full RF transmitter linearization using a wideband DPD measurement platform that eliminates the shortcomings of more traditional methods

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Agilent application note: Concepts and measurements of HSPA+ evolution

November 16, 2012

What: The new application note, “Concepts and Measurements of HSPA+ Evolution” explains what’s new in HSPA+, technical details and operations, new requirements for HSPA+ 3GPP Release 7 & 8, new design and test products for HSPA+, including  manufacturing test.

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Toward Full Coverage Voice Over LTE

November 14, 2012

Addresses new challenges and the importance of ensuring VoLTE delivers the standard of voice call the network operators want to provide, and how it will require developers and operators to increase focus on testing real-world performance

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Accelerating the Response to RF Interference

October 15, 2012

In-depth look at intentional interference and the ultimate goal of countering undesired signals

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Agilent to demonstrate next-gen test and measurement solutions at AOC

September 25, 2012

Agilent Technologies Inc. announced it will demonstrate next-generation test and measurement solutions that are enabling electronic warfare including radar, satellite, signal generation and analysis, and in-field RF and microwave at AOC, (Phoenix Convention Center, Booth 225) in Phoenix, Sepember 23-26.

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The Ins and Outs of Microwave Signal Capture and Playback

August 14, 2012

Discusses what is needed for streaming and capture and playback of microwave signals and how the industry is beginning to implement the needed architectural features to accomplish it

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Testing Radar and EW Systems for the Real-World

July 12, 2012

Presents a combination of COTS instrumentation and EDA software for testing radar and EW systems

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Techniques for Time Sidelobe Measurements with Pulse Compression Radar

June 14, 2012

Provides set up and measurement tips for time sidelobe measurements with pulse compression radar

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Signal Generators Provide Perfect and Precisely Imperfect Signals

May 15, 2012
Introduction to the new X-Series of signal generators that are available in analog and vector modulation models, from the pure and precise MXG to the cost-effective EXG Read More

Techniques for Improving Noise and Spurious in PLLs

May 15, 2012

Features techniques and how using the right design and modeling approaches creates multi-loop PLLs to efficiently deliver the performance needed for demanding applications

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Why Engineers Ignore Cable Loss

March 15, 2012

Highlights an article covering cable loss and how to adjust for it

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Tackling MIMO Design and Test Challenges for 802.11ac WLAN

March 11, 2012

Details how system simulation will help understand the design performance and requirements needed to achieve transmitter system-level metrics

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LTE-Advanced Physical Layer Design and Test Challenges: Carrier Aggregation

November 01, 2011
Achieving the ITU's IMT-Advanced 4G target peak data rates of 1 Gbps in the downlink and 500 Mbps in the uplink requires bandwidths that are wider than the maximum 20 MHz bandwidth specified in 3GPP Release 8/9 LTE. To achieve those targets, 3GPP Release 10 LTE-Advanced supports carrier aggregation,... Read More

Creating a Radar Threat Simulator and Receiver Calibrator with Precise Angle of Arrival

August 11, 2011
Accurate simulations of radar and MIMO signals. Read More

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7/24/14

A Day in the Life of your Cell Phone

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Agilent in LTE & Wireless - Webcast Series 2014

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5/22/14

IEEE 802.11ad (WiGig) PHY and Measurement Challenges

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Agilent in LTE & Wireless - Webcast Series 2014

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5/7/14

The Design of a 100 W, X-Band GaN PA Module

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Innovations in EDA Webcast Series

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4/23/14

Techniques for Precise Cable and Antenna Measurements in the Field

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FieldFox Handheld Analyzers Education Series

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4/17/14

Effectively Maintain Mission Critical Communication Systems

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Agilent in Aerospace/Defense - Webcast Series

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4/16/14

EMC Back to Basics

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RF and Microwave Education Series

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3/6/14

Learn to Make Power Amplifier Tests Faster!

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Agilent Technologies Webcast

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2/20/14

Understanding Low Phase Noise Signals

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1/23/14

Carrier Aggregation: Fundamentals and Deployments

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1/22/14

Successful Modulation Analysis in 3 Steps

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RF and Microwave Education Series

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1/14/14

Precision Validation of Radar System Performance in the Field

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FieldFox Handheld Analyzers Education Series

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12/3/13

Tolerance Analysis for Planar Microwave Circuits

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Techniques for Precise Cable and Antenna Measurements in the Field Using Agilent FieldFox Handheld Analyzers

This application note introduces the practical aspects of cable and antenna testing. It covers interpreting measurement results and instrument operation including calibration options such as CalReady and QuickCal using FieldFox configured as a cable and antenna analyzer. Measurement examples are provided showing techniques for measuring insertion loss, return loss, and locating faults in a transmission system.

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Long-Term, Remote Monitoring of Satellite Performance Using an Agilent High-Frequency USB Power Sensor

This application note describes typical satellite applications that require power measurements and recommends power measurement solutions. It also explains how these solutions can help simplify your work, and improve accuracy, reliability and test coverage. Also covered are new sensor functions such as built-in Gamma and S-parameter corrections and real time measurement uncertainty calculations for improved accuracy.

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Achieving Excellent Vector Signal Analysis Results Using Innovative Noise, Image, and Spur Suppression Techniques

The need to measure spurious and harmonic signals is not new. However, emerging requirements include more of these measurements and specify demanding test conditions. In aerospace and defense applications, the task may be a search for known or unknown signals across a broad spectrum. In wireless communications, the need is to characterize increasingly complex devices in an ever-expanding number of conditions and device states - and do so as quickly as possible.

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Techniques for Precision Validation of Radar System Performance in the Field Using Agilent FieldFox Handheld Analyzers

This application note provides an overview of field testing radar systems and Line Replaceable Units (LRU) using high-performance� FieldFox combination analyzers having multiple measurement modes including a peak power analyzer, vector network analyzer, spectrum analyzer and vector voltmeter. This application note will show several measurement examples of pulsed and secondary radar signals and also reviews the basics of� monopulse radar.

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Using RF Recording Techniques in PXI to Capture and Analyze Interference in the Signal Environment

The airwaves are becoming increasingly crowded as demand for RF spectrum continues to grow. As a result, every type of wireless communication system faces a complex and unpredictable signal environment.

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Techniques for Precise Cable and Antenna Measurements in the Field

Cable and antenna measurements are often required to verify and troubleshoot the electrical performance of RF and microwave transmission systems and antennas. Measurements are often made along the coaxial cable connecting a transmitter to its antenna and/or between an antenna and its receiver.

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Solutions for Design and Test of Downlink 8x8 LTE MIMO

The new application note “Solutions for Design and Test of 8x8 LTE MIMO” is designed to help you get insight into solving tough measurement problems in a unique way for both the design and manufacturing environments by explaining how to combine simulation with test solutions to realize high-performance 8x8 MIMO designs.

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Resources to Optimize Your Design for Greater Battery Run-Time

Trying to increase battery life? Trying to be green or increase energy efficiency?  If so, then current consumption is most likely one of your key concerns.  Today's multi-tasking, battery-powered devices boast powerful processors, incorporate back-lit touch-screen displays, and have amassed multiple radio receivers and transmitters that are sending and receiving data at unprecedented rates.

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Complex Modulation Generation with Low Cost AWG

Read this white paper to learn how the Agilent 33500B Series Trueform waveform generators can be applied to generate today's complex modulated signals. These Trueform waveform generators offer a very cost-effective solution for generating many modern, complex, baseband IQ digital communication signals and digital wireless protocols like W-CDMA, DVB and OFDM.

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Solutions for GNSS Receiver Testing

This application note is designed to help you get insight into solving tough measurement problems in a unique way for both the design and manufacturing environments by explaining how to use simulated satellite signals to quickly and accurately verify GNSS receiver operation. The successful proliferation of GNSS receiv­ers worldwide requires today’s engineers to effectively test GNSS receivers with multi-GNSS signals. A real-time GNSS simulator like the N7609B, with its flexibility, func­tionality and performance is well suited to address this task. Combined with the power of an EXG/MXG X-Series signal generator, it provides the real-time simulation of GPS, GLONASS and Galileo L1/E1 signals that is so critical to quickly and accurately testing today’s GNSS receivers.

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Increasing Power Amplifier Test Throughput

Engineers who test mobile power amplifiers and front end modules are looking for ways to reduce test cost through maximizing throughput while ensuring that the devices meet required performance levels. This application note discusses these complex issues and recommended solutions using the Agilent PXI M9381A Vector Signal Generator as an example.

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Fundamentals of Arbitrary Waveform Generation, A High Performance AWG Primer

The new generation of AWGs can address a broad range of applications and test cases. This primer discusses characteristics and fundamentals of an arbitrary waveform generator and the different implementations available in the market.

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Secondary Radar Transponder Testing Using the 8990B Peak Power Analyzer

Learn more about the background of radar systems and the role of transponders in these systems, and why periodic maintenance and calibration of transponder test sets are important for ensuring aviation safety. This application note provides examples of how to effectively test transponders to validate their performance and function, covering topics such as interrogation and reply transmit power and pulse profiling, double pulse spacing, and reply delay timing measurement.

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Testing New-generation Wireless LAN

The "Testing New-generation Wireless LAN" application note discusses the differences between 802.11ac (designed for Very High Throughput - VHT) and previous WLAN standards, the test requirements and the new challenges VHT brings. The application note also introduces the WLAN new-generation testing technology of 802.11ac and explains in detail Agilent's 802.11ac software which allows engineers to view and troubleshoot all 802.11ac modulation formats.

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Solutions for Enabling Fast, Accurate and Efficient Testing of Voice Quality in LTE User Equipment

This application note is designed to provide you with the latest insights on how to best address the long list of test requirements when testing the voice quality of LTE UE, with the right VoIP test building blocks. Successfully providing voice support on LTE will require UE developers to bring together a host of new features and capabilities. Many of these items have been around for a while but have not yet been applied to mobile networking. Others are completely new. Regardless, bringing them together will likely cause significant test pain, as they will need to be tested in conjunction with LTE and/or IMS to be fully exercised.

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Best Practices for Making the Most Accurate Radar Pulse Measurements

Fast, accurate radar pulse measurements are critical when designing or manufacturing radar components. Knowing how to optimize power measurement tools will help engineers meet stringent market demands. Get tips on how to make the fastest and most accurate radar pulse measurements by reading this application note. This article also includes real-world scenarios that demonstrate how to put these tips into practice with Agilent power meters and sensors.

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How to measure 5-nanosecond rise/fall time in pulsed power amplifiers

Rise/fall time is one of the key measurement parameters when designing, manufacturing or maintaining pulsed radar power amplifier systems, especially for wideband pulse power amplifiers. Learn how to achieve 5 nanosecond rise/fall time RF pulse measurement with Agilent Technologies 8990B peak power analyzer by reading this application note. This article also includes tips on how to consistently obtain accurate rise/fall time measurement results.

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Creating a Solution for Testing Frequency-Hopping Spread Spectrum Devices

Wide bandwidth, high resolution AWGs
Measurement needs have driven the development of high-bandwidth AWGs, but they lacked accuracy and high resolution. Until now, AWG technology forced serious trade-offs between either high resolution or wide bandwidth. With the new Agilent M8190A 12 GSa/s arbitrary waveform generator, you will get both in one instrument!

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Solutions for LTE-Advanced Physical Layer Design and Test

LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) is an emerging mobile communications standard that boasts a number of significant benefits, including the ability to take advantage of advanced topology networks and achieve target peak data rates of 1 Gbps in the downlink and 500 Mbps in the uplink. This white paper covers using signal generation and analysis to overcome challenges associated with carrier aggregation.

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