Signal Integrity Network Analyzers Measure 40 GHz, Four-Port S-Parameters
Thu, 09/30/2010 - 6:59am
LeCroy Corporation launched the SPARQ series of Signal Integrity Network Analyzers. The instruments measure 40 GHz S-parameters on up to four-ports with single button press. The units are positioned as low price and easy to use, in order to make multi-port S-parameter measurements accessible to a much wider audience. The SPARQ is a time domain instrument, using TDR/T technology along with the company’s technologies to rapidly acquire waveforms and measure the S-parameters of a device under test. The instrument measures both frequency and time domain results, and outputs standard Touchstone S-parameter files that are ready to be loaded into the user’s simulation software. The unit is small, rugged, PC-based and portable, and includes all of the hardware and software tools required by the signal integrity engineer for characterizing passive devices.