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Anritsu will Showcase Industry’s First VNA Capable of 70 kHz to 220 GHz Measurements in a Single Sweep

VectorStar™ ME7838G Broadband VNA Addresses Device Characterization Requirements in Emerging RF and Microwave Communication Systems


Luton, United Kingdom – July 16, 2020 – Anritsu Corporation is to demonstrate its unique new Vector Network Analyzer (VNA) at three major institutes and universities in Europe this year, with further events to follow in 2021.

The live demos, in Switzerland, France and Sweden, will showcase Anritsu’s VectorStar™ ME7838G broadband VNA, capable of making measurements from 70 kHz to 220 GHz in a single sweep. The ME7838G, together with MPI’s 200mm probe station, allows on-wafer measurements that span into the upper mmWave frequencies for more accurate device characterization. 

The first stop on the tour is in July and August at ETH Zurich at the Institute of Electromagnetic Fields (IEF) in Switzerland, which researches the wave and particle characteristics of electromagnetic fields at all frequencies.  

From September 21st, engineers can see the demo at the Université Grenoble Alpes in France
at its department of  Centre Interuniversitaire de MicroElectronique et Nanotechnologies (CIME), while in November, the demo will be hosted by Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden at its department of Microtechnology and Nanoscience.

The VectorStar-based broadband system gives engineers confidence in the systems they are designing by characterizing the devices from near-DC to well beyond the operating frequency, allowing more accurate modeling. 

Features and benefits of the Anritsu VectorStar ME7838G include:

• Broadest frequency coverage to 220 GHz, with extensions to 1.1 THz
• Eliminates the time-consuming, error-prone concatenation process across the RF, microwave, and mmWave bands
• Modular architecture allows system to grow as needed
• Reduces the risk of waveguide band extrapolation error in device modelling

With the VectorStar ME7838x series, RF and microwave engineers now have a powerful measurement tool for analyzing the performance of devices ranging from transistors in an on-wafer environment, to communication systems in commercial or defense applications. 

To learn more about this unique broadband system and see it in action, please contact Anritsu.

About Anritsu 
Anritsu Corporation (, a global provider of innovative communications test and measurement solutions for 125 years. Anritsu’s “2020 VISION” philosophy engages customers as true partners to help develop wireless, optical, microwave/RF, and digital solutions for R&D, manufacturing, installation, and maintenance applications, as well as multidimensional service assurance solutions for network monitoring and optimization. Anritsu also provides precision microwave/RF components, optical devices, and high-speed electrical devices for communication products and systems. The company develops advanced solutions for 5G, M2M, IoT, as well as other emerging and legacy wireline and wireless communication markets. With offices throughout the world, Anritsu has approximately 3,500 employees in over 90 countries. 

For further information, please contact:  
Eric Fauxpoint
Director - EMEA Business Development
Anritsu EMEA
Tel: +33 1 60 92 15 50
Email: Eric.Fauxpoint(ATMARK)
Suzy Kenyon
Napier Partnership Limited
Tel: +44 (0) 1243 531123
Email: Suzy(ATMARK)

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