Test & Measurement

Anritsu adds RF and PHY layer throughput measurement support for 6CA terminals to LTE-Advanced/LTE-Advanced Pro radio communications tester

Anritsu Corporation announces the rollout of two new software upgrades that enable testing of RF Transceiver (TRx) characteristics for 6CC CA using the company’s popular MT8821C. The upgrade enables mobile terminal, chipset manufacturers and communications operators to test key technologies that support faster LTE-Advanced/LTE-Advanced Pro network speeds: Carrier Aggregation (CA), …

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Spectrum’s Arbitrary Waveform Generator precise enough for quantum research

Precision is always important in research and there can be few research areas needing greater precision than that of quantum research. The Institute for Quantum Optics and Quantum Information at the University of Innsbruck, Austria needed an Arbitrary Waveform Generator (AWG) to generate a wide variety of signals for their …

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AP Technologies distribute OtO Photonics Spectrometers

AP Technologies is pleased to announce their appointment as UK and Ireland distributor for OtO Photonics’ full range of spectrometers, light sources, spectral measurement system, accessories and SpectraSmart software. OtO Photonics was founded as “OtO Science” in 2006 in Hsinchu City, Taiwan with the objective of leveraging Micro Electro Mechanical …

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Six practical tips you need to know about power products

Power supplies are normally regarded as simple animals and indeed they are – but with a little bit of thought you can get a lot more performance and functionality from the power supply that you’re using. Howard Peat, distribution sales manager – field sales engineer at Microlease and Martin Dinmore, …

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Tektronix breaks innovation barrier again by redefining mid-range oscilloscopes

New 5 Series MSO delivers 4, 6 or 8 channels with FlexChannel technology, massive HD capacitive touch display, advanced UI, and optional Windows OS Tektronix, Inc., a leading worldwide provider of measurement solutions, has again broken through the innovation barrier with the introduction of the new 5 Series MSO (mixed …

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R&S SMW200A: first vector signal generator with 2 GHz bandwidth

With a new option, the R&S SMW200A high-end vector signal generator implements the record modulation bandwidth of 2 GHz, at output frequencies up to 40 GHz. The only one-box solution on the market with these features, it is the perfect choice for all upcoming high-performance radio and radar applications 100 MHz bandwidth with …

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Characterising the impact of dynamic current drain on IoT battery life

Sridharan Vengadaraman, marketing brand manager – EMEAI, Keysight Technologies, talks about how better measurements enable systemic optimisations of IoT ecosystems Forecasters suggest there will be 50 billion Internet of Things (IoT) devices by 2020. What we’re not told is how many people will be employed to change the batteries in …

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