Focus acquires assets of Auriga

On the move after Mesuro acquisition

Focus Microwaves of Montreal, Quebec announced that it has acquired the Pulsed IV and Bias-Tee lines of AURIGA Microwave, of Chelmsford, Mass. Focus also hired key Auriga personnel, in order to support customers, fulfill existing and pending pulse system orders and to push further product development.

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Focus Microwaves opens European office

Focus Microwaves, a Canadian company and a world leader in load pull, harmonic load pull and noise measurement solutions, is now closer to its European customers. On October 1, the company’s first European subsidiary opened in Ottobrunn, Germany, near Munich. The new sales and support office is serving customers throughout Europe, Turkey, Israel and Russia and is headed by Matthias Beer, a former product manager for vector network analyzer from Rohde & Schwarz.

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A High Power, High Speed 100 MHz Programmable Tuner

In 2003 Focus Microwaves introduced its iTuner computer-controlled electro-mechanical microwave tuner product line. At the time it featured a frequency range of 0.2 to 18 GHz, and was completely self-contained and fully calibrated as a result of the powerful internally housed micro-controller. This innovative new device revolutionized production testing...
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Prematching Tuners for Very High SWR and Power Load Pull Measurements

This month's cover features programmable prematching tuners that use a new calibration technique and interpolation routines with fine tuning resolution equivalent to manual tuners
Prematching Tuners for Very High SWR and Power Load Pull Measurements Focus Microwaves Ville St-Laurent, Quebec, Canada Load pull testing of high power transistors in the PCS and cellular frequency range (0.85 to 3 GHz) requires accurate tuning capability around 1 W output impedance or less. Meanwhile, RF power...
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