EUMW 2021

Rohde & Schwarz at European Microwave Week - virtual

January 12 -14, 2021

Test and measurement solutions you can rely on

No matter what area you work in, Rohde & Schwarz measurement solutions help you speed up your design process and deliver outstanding, high-performance results.

The need for higher bandwidths in communications and sensing is constantly increasing and hence, therefore the efforts in research and development go to ever-higher frequencies in the mmWave and sub THz range. The associated challenges in over the air (OTA) testing of antenna-in-package (AiP) designs and characterization of RF and microwave components require measuring solutions that can keep up with these requirements and support engineers and researchers in their demanding tasks.

Technical workshops - free & online

How to access the Rohde & Schwarz workshops:

  • Register as an EuMW 2020 delegate or visitor
  • Login to the virtual event
  • click on "Auditorium" in the top navigation bar
  • select "Workshop and Short courses"
  • Select workshop code: XW-01

Agenda

As part of the workshops, we are offering recorded lectures on various topics on Tuesday and Wednesday afternoon. The presentations last about 35 minutes, each followed by a live Q&A session with the speakers.

The schedule and details are subject to change.
Tutorial seminars – RF test and measurement basics The announced Rohde & Schwarz tutorial seminars at this virtual EuMW 2020 had to be canceled.

Download the Agenda as PDF.

Time - workshop Presenter Description
Tuesday, January 12, 13:30 to 14:30

Vector corrected wideband measurements
Dr. Florian Ramian, Development Engineer for Signal Processing & Application Signal Analysis, Rohde & Schwarz RF components and systems are supporting constantly increasing bandwidths. One example: the latest RF frontends with power amplifiers cover multiple bands within 5G FR1, another example is satellite payloads with multiple GHz bandwidth.
The higher a signal’s bandwidth, the more influence you can have on a test setup. Full calibration down to the DUT ports and deembedding any component that is not part of the DUT make it possible to unveil the DUT’s true performance, such as when looking at group delay or EVM figures.
The setup allows standard-compliant modulation tests (with or without vector error correction) as well as S-parameter measurements with a single connection to the DUT.
Tuesday, January 12, 14:30 to 15:30

Next generation for unrivalled speed in high-performance testing
Markus Lörner, Market Segment Manager RF & Microwave Components
Sascha Laumann, Product Owner for Digital Products, Rohde & Schwarz
As 5G matures and goes mainstream, designs need to be fully characterized and made ready for production. Test equipment is under enormous pressure to deliver both device performance and test speed. The presentation shows a novel approach to optimizing test speed. This approach not only decouples RF signal data acquisition from signal analysis, but goes far beyond it. The result dramatically cuts the time needed to perform the millions of tests, while maintaining device RF performance. Utilization of cutting-edge cloud technology ensures additional aspects such as system elasticity, perpetual availability and test execution consistency.
Tuesday, January 12, 15:30 to 16:30

Exploring the end-to-end design process for 5G and mmWave filter applications from coupling matrix synthesis, to EM simulation, to test and measurement
Diamond Liu (XunLiu), founder of SynMatrix Technologies Inc., RF/microwave engineer with
more than 13 years of design and hands-on experience
This webinar explores the filter design process for mmWave and 5G band requirements. Starting with a set of specification requirements, we go step-by-step through the process from filter synthesis, to design simulation and finally to test and measurement. Ansys HFSS will be used to run EM simulations and the R&S ZNB series VNA for testing and measuring RF response. SynMatrix, a microwave filter design platform, helps optimize design and test and measurement workflows and provides additional tools to simplify the design experience.
The webinar will utilize multiple use cases to help illustrate various techniques and filter design engineering approaches.
Wednesday, January 13, 13:30 to 14:30

Millimeter wave and THz technology for 5G and beyond
Dr. Taro Eichler, Market Segment Manager Wireless Communications, Rohde & Schwarz mmWave and THz technologies are vital for 5G and 6G systems. Utilizing the radio spectrum between 30 GHz and 300 GHz will help resolve the spectrum crunch and enable ultra-broadband mobile communications up to the Tbit range. Since highly integrated frontends including array antennas will be implemented, advanced over-the-air testing methods with an extreme extended frequency range up to 300 GHz will become mandatory. Plus, the use of extremely wideband channels up to several GHz will be a challenge for broadband signal generation and signal analyzers. An interdisciplinary approach is required with close interaction of semiconductor technology, signal processing and alternative approaches using optical technologies. This talk gives an overview of recent developments in the area of broadband mmWave and THz communications systems including radio channel measurements at these frequencies.
Wednesday, January 13, 14:30 to 15:30

Terahertz communications using photonics-based emitters for 300 GHz band
Prof. Guillaume Ducournau, IEMN and University of Lille Data traffic is increasing exponentially, with internet protocol traffic expected to reach over 100 exabytes per month in the near future. Since the fastest-growing data traffic is on wireless channels, such an increase in network capacity requires much higher wireless transmission data rate links. Beyond the soon to be saturated E-band (71 to 76 GHz and 81 to 86 GHz), the millimeter (D-band; 110 GHz to170 GHz) and sub-millimeter range between 275 GHz and 400 GHz have strong potential to enable these applications. Potential solutions include high data rate THz links using photonics based THz emitters (UTC-PD) to downconvert optical fluxes to mmWaves. Recent development uses III-V photonics as well as silicon photonics to achieve mmWave and THz links with up to 100 Gbit/s data rates utilizing the recently released frequencies of the IEC/IEEE 802.15.3d standard for 100G wireless links.

RF and microwave component testing

Solutions to optimize the performance of your components. See the latest test and measurement solutions for component characterization in the RF and mmWave range that meet the demanding requirements of new technologies:

  • Load-/pull measurement system
  • Signal integrity measurements - universal de-embedding of test fixtures
  • Software as a service (SaaS) RF test platform

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5G NR and wireless testing

The next major step in mobile communications beyond LTE (4G) sets challenging requirements.

  • Enhanced mobile broadband (eMBB)
  • Ultra-reliable, low latency communications (URLLC)

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Radar testing

Ensuring radar performance from development to production.
Need to test your radar design? Check out test solutions for EW and automotive radar applications.

  • Testing of automotive 24/77 GHz radar modules
  • Automotive 24/77 GHz radar
  • Multichannel pulse analysis
  • Radar interference testing

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6G testing in the sub-THz range

In addition to our existing 5G solutions, we will be showing an extremely fast and accurate test setup for the measurement of antennas for future 6G applications in the frequency range up to 170 GHz.

  • Antenna measurements in the sub-THz range

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At the EuMW 2021 virtual booth we will present a new handheld instrument

At the EuMW 2020 virtual booth we will present a new handheld instrument that is small in size and big in its vital functionalities.

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Free exhibition only tickets available

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Don´t miss our presentation at the Defense, Security and Space Forum - online

Title: Enrich the picture - identification and localization of SATCOM signals

Presenter: Michael Nebel, Product Manager Rohde & Schwarz

Wednesday, January 13, 13:50 to 14:30

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European Microwave Week virtual

Please visit the offical EuMW virtual 2020 website for further information

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