Articles by Keysight Technologies Inc., Santa Rosa, Calif.

Series of Five RF Power Amplifier Design Videos

five RF power amplifier (PA) design videosKeysight EEsof EDA has released a series of five RF power amplifier (PA) design videos intended to provide engineers with the building blocks to design more complex PA classes (i.e., A, AB, B, F, E and J). For designers new to high-frequency PA circuit design, the series provides a good starting point for understanding the challenges involved with PA circuit design, while experienced designers will gain new and unique insight into the fundamentals.


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Keysight announces E-Band signal analysis reference solution for multichannel mmWave test

Keysight Technologies Inc. announced an E-Band Signal Analysis Reference Solution to provide low-cost millimeter wave analysis capability for applications in the 60-90 GHz range. The reference solution is based around the 10-bit ADC Infiniium S-Series oscilloscope to provide 2.5 GHz of high-fidelity, millimeter wave frequency analysis bandwidth.


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Integration of UXM Wireless Test Set

Keysight UXM Wireless Test SetKeysight Technologies Inc. and Bluetest AB announced that the Keysight UXM Wireless Test Set has now been integrated into Bluetest’s leading reverberation chamber OTA test solutions, enabling mutual customers to make measurements quickly and with confidence. Bluetest’s Reverberation Test System RTS65 and measurement software Flow makes it quite easy to add additional streams to the test set-up. Bluetest RTS is available with up to eight measurement ports.


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Real-Time Oscilloscope Software Updates: N8827A PAM-4 / N8834A

N8827A PAM-4 Analysis SoftwareKeysight Technologies Inc. introduced two software updates for its real-time oscilloscope products. The software updates are currently available in the Infiniium oscilloscope firmware version 5.60. The N8827A PAM-4 analysis software update adds bit error ratio (BER) capabilities for 4-level pulse amplitude modulation (PAM-4) based signals. The N8834A MultiScope software update adds support for Keysight’s InfiniiVision oscilloscopes.


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Swept Source Optical Coherence Tomography Application

U5303A PCIe 12-bit High-Speed DigitizerKeysight Technologies Inc. introduced swept source optical coherence tomography (SS-OCT) application options running at 1 GS/s (-SS2) and 500 MS/s (-SS1). The options, now available on the U5303A high-speed data acquisition PCIe card, enable OEMs to obtain faster image acquisition by increasing sampling rate and A-scan rate. This allows for non-invasive, high-speed medical imaging in various applications.


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Snapdragon X16 LTE Modem

UXM, Qualcomm Snapdragon X16 LTE ModemKeysight Technologies Inc. announced successful verification of 1Gbps IP data throughput with the Snapdragon X16 LTE modem, a product of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, and the E7515A UXM wireless test set. This accomplishment brings support for LTE-A category 16 (Cat16) IP data throughput in a benchtop network emulator.


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Device Current Waveform Analyzer: CX3300 Series

CX3300 image002_highKeysight Technologies Inc. introduced the world's first analyzer enabling a minimum of 100 pA level dynamic current measurements with a maximum of 200 MHz bandwidth, 1 GSa/s sampling rate and 14- or 16-bit wide dynamic range. The Keysight CX3300 series device current waveform analyzer is a new category of instrument and is ideally suited for researchers struggling with high-speed transient current measurements during advanced device characterization.


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Keysight introduces industry’s most usable browser head for InfiniiMax II probes

Keysight Technologies Inc. introduced the N2839A differential browser head for use with InfiniiMax I/II Series probe amps, bringing the measurement fidelity of a solder-in probe head to hand-held browsing. When used with the InfiniiMax II 1169A probe amplifier, the N2839A gives users 12 GHz of bandwidth, making this the world’s most usable hand-held browser solution for measuring high-speed differential or single-ended signals.


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