Featured Success Stories

NTT DOCOMO Gains Advantage in 5G

The Challenge

  • Characterize mmWave in-the-air propagation channel interface
  • Derive channel models for mobile and fixed wireless use cases
  • Fulfill the 5G promise without overdesigning the network

The Solution

  • Use Keysight Channel Sounding Reference solution with PathWave
  • Adapt and scale to meet measurement needs across muiltiple scenarios

The Results

  • Improved visibility in 12 key channel characteristics
  • Reduced design risk and shortened development time 20%
  • Gained 12-month go-to-market advantage

Delivering First 5G NR Device Technology for Volume Shipments

The Challenge

  • Reduce time to volume shipments
  • Improve volume testing of 5G NR multi-antenna mmWave devices using over-the-air (OTA) test methods

The Solution

  • Use Keysight network emulation solutions

The Results

  • Accelerated time to market
  • Reduced test times by 20%

University Professor Cuts Lab Setup and Configuration Time by 75 Percent

The Challenge

  • Speed lab preparation time
  • Simplify instrument monitoring and tracking

The Solution

  • Use Keysight BenchVue Lab Management and Control Solution

The Results

  • Cut instrument setup and configuration time by 75%
  • Automated instrument monitoring and tracking
  • Improved overall teaching and learning experience

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Case Studies 2020.03.27

Semiconductor ATE Vendor Prepares for 5G

Semiconductor ATE Vendor Prepares for 5G

A supplier of semiconductor automated test equipment integrated a Keysight vector transceiver into its new system design to give it a roadmap to 5G.

2020.03.27

Case Studies 2020.03.23

Acceptance Testing Helps Mobile Network Operator Grab Early Leadership in 5G

Acceptance Testing Helps Mobile Network Operator Grab Early Leadership in 5G

A major mobile network operator (MNO) chose Keysight to help create device acceptance tests for the launch of its 5G network. After a successful launch, the MNO was the first to reach 1 million 5G mobile subscribers just a few months later.

2020.03.23

Case Studies 2020.03.10

Simulation Drives mmWave Design Flow

Simulation Drives mmWave Design Flow

Nokia Bell Labs Leverages End-to-End Keysight Ecosystem to Develop W-Band Phased-Array System with First-Pass Success

2020.03.10

Case Studies 2020.03.04

University of Notre Dame Strikes a Balance Between Research and Teaching

University of Notre Dame Strikes a Balance Between Research and Teaching

University of Notre Dame’s EE Department has well-equipped classrooms to teach future engineers and labs that pave the way for future breakthroughs. See how Keysight research/teaching solutions helped.

2020.03.04

Case Studies 2020.02.25

5G NR Device Manufacturer Doubles Test Capacity with Zero Additional CapEx

5G NR Device Manufacturer Doubles Test Capacity with Zero Additional CapEx

This paper shares how one company went to market six months faster with immediate access to test assets with an operating lease.

2020.02.25

Case Studies 2020.02.20

$2.5 Million Savings After Implementing Asset Management Services

$2.5 Million Savings After Implementing Asset Management Services

This paper shares how a company saved valuable resources, prevented a possible instrument failure, improved utilization rates, and reduced costs.

2020.02.20

Case Studies 2020.02.17

Yamaha Fine Technologies Achieves 100% High-Frequency PCB Characterization

Yamaha Fine Technologies Achieves 100% High-Frequency PCB Characterization

Using Keysight's modular M980xA PXI Vector Network Analyzer, Yamaha Fine Technologies developed the industry's first solution for fully automated high-frequency PCB characterization.

2020.02.17

Case Studies 2020.01.29

Automotive ECU Designer Reduces Power Consumption by 10%

Automotive ECU Designer Reduces Power Consumption by 10%

An automotive chipmaker solved large peak current issues, reducing power consumption and heat generation while ensuring reliability of its products for advanced driver assistance systems.

2020.01.29

Case Studies 2020.01.06

PCBA Manufacturer Shifts Gears for Autonomous Driving with Keysight ICT

PCBA Manufacturer Shifts Gears for Autonomous Driving with Keysight ICT

Leading printed circuit board assembly manufacturer tests 15 million automotive boards with almost no downtime, exceeding its test target.

2020.01.06

Case Studies 2019.12.12

Chord Signaling for High-Speed Chip-to-Chip Applications

Chord Signaling for High-Speed Chip-to-Chip Applications

Chord signaling technology increases data throughput, while reducing power in next-generation high-speed links

2019.12.12

Case Studies 2019.11.03

GISTDA National Space Agency Captures CubeSat Opportunity

GISTDA National Space Agency Captures CubeSat Opportunity

By setting up an RF satellite lab that leveraged a handheld spectrum analyzer, Thailand’s space agency overcame the testing challenges facing its new SmallSat program.

2019.11.03

Case Studies 2019.10.31

Production Throughput Doubles with Keysight i3070 Advanced Throughput Multiplier

Production Throughput Doubles with Keysight i3070 Advanced Throughput Multiplier

2019.10.31

Case Studies 2019.10.24

Antenna Module Manufacturer Accelerates 5G mmWave Development by More than 50%

Antenna Module Manufacturer Accelerates 5G mmWave Development by More than 50%

A global antenna module manufacturer uses Keysight's 5G R&D Test Bed and PNA network analyzer to accelerate the development time for its 5G mmWave products based on beamforming technologies.

2019.10.24

Case Studies 2019.10.17

Delivering First 5G NR Device Technology for Volume Shipments

Delivering First 5G NR Device Technology for Volume Shipments

This case study looks at 5g mobile, from research and innovations to deployment aspects. While 5G New Radio (NR) has been tested in design labs and deployed in multiple trials around the world, translating the 5G NR specification into commercial products that can be produced in volume is essential to successful 5G deployments at scale. to market by several months and reduced test times by 20% in volume manufacturing.

2019.10.17

Case Studies 2019.10.15

Implantable Medical Devices Customer

Implantable Medical Devices Customer

A Keysight application engineer worked with the design engineering team at an implantable medical device manufacturer to recommend a solution consisting of hardware and software for battery drain analysis. The key solution components are the N6705C DC Power Analyzer, the N6781A 2-quadrant SMU for battery drain analysis and Keysight's 14585A control and analysis software.

2019.10.15

Case Studies 2019.10.13

Turn Your Keysight Handheld Meter into a  Data Logger

Turn Your Keysight Handheld Meter into a Data Logger

Case study on how to turn Keysight Handheld Meter with U1177A IR-to-Bluetooth® adapter with an Android Phone or tablet PC into a Data Logger

2019.10.13

Case Studies 2019.10.07

Keysight Helps ASE Reduce Antenna-in-Package Test Time by 20%

Keysight Helps ASE Reduce Antenna-in-Package Test Time by 20%

Learn how Keysight's PNA Vector Network Analyzer reduced Advanced Semiconductor Engineering, Inc. test times for its high frequency antenna-in-package designs.

2019.10.07

Case Studies 2019.09.30

SECO Reduces DDR4 Board Failures to Zero and Design Optimization Time by 35%

SECO Reduces DDR4 Board Failures to Zero and Design Optimization Time by 35%

As the speed of DDR technology increases, signal integrity becomes more challenging to maintain. To ensure reliable and accurate designs, they now require new tools and processes.

2019.09.30

Case Studies 2019.09.23

Mini-Circuits Decreases Manufacturing Test Time by 80% with Keysight’s PXI Vector Network Analyzer

Mini-Circuits Decreases Manufacturing Test Time by 80% with Keysight’s PXI Vector Network Analyzer

Learn how Keysight's PXI Vector Network Analyzer reduced Mini Circuit's manufacturing test time of their 10-port components by 80%.

2019.09.23

Case Studies 2019.09.23

IPS Increases Efficiency of High-Speed Digital Boards 100%

IPS Increases Efficiency of High-Speed Digital Boards 100%

Learn how IPS design teams used Keysight’s PathWave Advanced Design System (ADS) to design stable, reliable high-speed digital PCBs to increase efficiency.

2019.09.23

Case Studies 2019.09.19

Enhancing Automotive Manufacturing Agility to Keep Pace

Enhancing Automotive Manufacturing Agility to Keep Pace

Demand for advanced automotive systems is driving change in electronic design. Keysight helped a major PCBA manufacturer get ready for their automotive future.

2019.09.19

Case Studies 2019.09.12

Automating RTN Test Using a B1500A Semiconductor Device Analyzer

Automating RTN Test Using a B1500A Semiconductor Device Analyzer

Automation of random telegraph noise (RTN) testing is now possible using the B1500A's waveform generator/fast measurement unit module and WaferPro Express.

2019.09.12

Case Studies 2019.09.06

Analog Devices Leverages Precise Current Profiling for Optimized IoT Devices

Analog Devices Leverages Precise Current Profiling for Optimized IoT Devices

Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI), a global leader in analog and mixed signal devices used Keysight Technologies’ CX3300A Automatic Current Profiler to analyze its current profiles in a fraction of the time and optimize both the design and reliability of its IoT solutions.

2019.09.06

Case Studies 2019.09.06

Accelerate AI Chip Post-Silicon Validation Test

Accelerate AI Chip Post-Silicon Validation Test

See how Keysight helped Enflame Tech accelerate the post validation testing of their SoC and improve its engineering efficiency by 20%. Learn more!

2019.09.06

Case Studies 2019.09.06

50% Improvement in Medical Device Evaluation and Validation

50% Improvement in Medical Device Evaluation and Validation

Learn how an R&D team at a large medical electronics company used Keysight’s CX3300 Series Device Current Waveform Analyzer to speed device evaluation.

2019.09.06

Case Studies 2019.08.14

Powering E-Bikes and Battery Energy Storage Systems with Cell-Formation Solution

Powering E-Bikes and Battery Energy Storage Systems with Cell-Formation Solution

E-Mobility manufacturer saves time and money with new cell formation solution to meet growing orders and stricter test criteria.

2019.08.14

Case Studies 2019.08.13

Building 5G Fronthaul Networks for IoT

Building 5G Fronthaul Networks for IoT

Efficient 5G fronthaul networks require optimized, high-throughput, low-latency compression techniques. Learn how NICT accelerated its research efforts.

2019.08.13

Case Studies 2019.08.04

New PXIe Multiport Network Analyzer Speeds Multiport Active Antenna Development

New PXIe Multiport Network Analyzer Speeds Multiport Active Antenna Development

Learn how a leading global defense contractor accelerated development of a complex antenna, comprised of multiple Transmit Receive (TR) modules. The use of a multiport PXI Vector Network Analyzer characterized this multiport active antenna without relying on switches.

2019.08.04

Case Studies 2019.07.30

Winning in 5G with Rapid Characterization of Evolving Antenna Designs

Winning in 5G with Rapid Characterization of Evolving Antenna Designs

A U.S. manufacturer of components used Keysight's 5G waveform generation and analysis testbed to develop a 5G antenna that provides 1 GHz bandwidth at mmWave frequencies.

2019.07.30

Case Studies 2019.07.16

High-Speed Interface Testing Made Simple with a Modern DMM

High-Speed Interface Testing Made Simple with a Modern DMM

Learn from this article how a computing company solves its testing challenges in validating high-speed interfaces, monitoring voltage changes, and accessing data fast with a modern digital multimeter.

2019.07.16

Case Studies 2019.07.09

IIT Kanpur Develops ASM-HEMT Model for GaN Transistors Using Parametric and Device Characterization

IIT Kanpur Develops ASM-HEMT Model for GaN Transistors Using Parametric and Device Characterization

IIT Kanpur used Keysight tools to develop the industry's first ASM-HEMT Model for GaN Transistors. Learn more!

2019.07.09

Case Studies 2019.07.07

Car Manufacturer Cuts Labor Resources by 75%; Creates Blueprint for High-Performance Battery Cell

Car Manufacturer Cuts Labor Resources by 75%; Creates Blueprint for High-Performance Battery Cell

A car maker used Keysight's cell and battery test systems, coupled with a powerful software platform to automate processes, resulting in significant reduction in labor while ensuring product quality.

2019.07.07

Case Studies 2019.06.19

Engineering Education Transformed with Keysight Labs

Engineering Education Transformed with Keysight Labs

5G and IoT are disrupting the status quo. Demand for “industry-ready” graduates has never been more critical. See how one university embraces this challenge.

2019.06.19

Case Studies 2019.06.18

Automaker Gets a 360 View of Radar Design and Test Validation with 50% Less Manpower

Automaker Gets a 360 View of Radar Design and Test Validation with 50% Less Manpower

A car maker saved 50% manpower by automating their tracking and fine-tuning systems for autonomous driving radio frequency (RF) tests with the Keysight PathWave PathWave Lab Operations Software.

2019.06.18

Case Studies 2019.06.17

PSG College of Technology Better Prepares Next-Generation Engineers

PSG College of Technology Better Prepares Next-Generation Engineers

In India engineering, there is a lack of employable degreed graduates. PSG College of Technology recognized this challenge and collaborates with Keysight to bridge the gap.

2019.06.17

Case Studies 2019.06.03

Reducing Time to Market with PathWave Manufacturing Analytics

Reducing Time to Market with PathWave Manufacturing Analytics

See how Keysight’s PathWave Manufacturing Analytics helped reduce engineering time, enabling one EMS manufacturer to reduce time to market by 6 months.

2019.06.03

Case Studies 2019.05.26

Innovation in the Alps – Avalanche Forecasting

Innovation in the Alps – Avalanche Forecasting

See how Keysight’s FieldFox Handheld RF and Microwave Analyzer is being used in a novel way to assist with avalanche forecasting.

2019.05.26

Case Studies 2019.05.21

Automotive Electronics Manufacturer Quadruples Throughput

Automotive Electronics Manufacturer Quadruples Throughput

Using the Keysight i3070 4-Module In-Circuit Test System, one automotive electronics manufacturer increased test throughput more than 50%. Learn more!

2019.05.21

Case Studies 2019.05.09

5G RF Design Startup Delivers Cutting-Edge GaN / GaAs Devices

5G RF Design Startup Delivers Cutting-Edge GaN / GaAs Devices

With demand for GaN and GaAs power amplifiers on the rise, see how one 5G RF design company delivered cutting-edge GaN / GaAs devices on day one.

2019.05.09

Case Studies 2019.04.08

Component Manufacturer Uses Calibration to Reduce Test Risk

Component Manufacturer Uses Calibration to Reduce Test Risk

Detecting changes in test system measurement uncertainty reduces risk and saves time. Learn how one company used Keysight calibration to lower cost.

2019.04.08

Case Studies 2019.04.08

Improve the Accuracy of Power Level Measurements for Manufacturers

Improve the Accuracy of Power Level Measurements for Manufacturers

An industry-leading wireless receiver manufacturer improves the accuracy of power level measurements, reduces false pass conditions, and lowers costs.

2019.04.08

Case Studies 2019.03.31

NTT DOCOMO Gains a Go-to-Market Advantage in 5G with Flexible Channel Sounding

NTT DOCOMO Gains a Go-to-Market Advantage in 5G with Flexible Channel Sounding

As one of the industry’s leading innovators, NTT DOCOMO is working to deploy its 5G mobile network in time for a major athletic event in the summer of 2020 in Tokyo. To define and optimize a network that fulfills on the promise of 5G—without being overdesigned—NTT DOCOMO needed an accurate, reliable and repeatable way to characterize channel propagation.

2019.03.31

Case Studies 2019.03.31

Smart eMeter Manufacturer Improves Operational Equipment Effectiveness by 40 Percent

Smart eMeter Manufacturer Improves Operational Equipment Effectiveness by 40 Percent

As a large, global IoT manufacturer ramped up volumes of a smart eMeter, the number of false failures due to component, process, and test variability started to rise, and product quality began to suffer. Using Keysight’s PathWave Analytics software, the manufacturer solved its problems and improved its OEE by 40%.

2019.03.31

Case Studies 2019.03.19

Probe Heatmap Visualization Tool Helps EMS Company Pinpoint a Costly Issue

Probe Heatmap Visualization Tool Helps EMS Company Pinpoint a Costly Issue

This case study demonstrate the success of PathWave Manufacturing Analytics helpung EMS company pinpoint and resolve a costly low first pass yield issue.

2019.03.19

Case Studies 2019.03.17

Panasonic Corporation  GaN Power Devices are Becoming Broadly Available, with Steady Progress in Design Environment

Panasonic Corporation GaN Power Devices are Becoming Broadly Available, with Steady Progress in Design Environment

Case Study

2019.03.17

Case Studies 2019.03.13

Ericsson and Freiburg U. Design High Q Power Harvesting Circuit Using ADS

Ericsson and Freiburg U. Design High Q Power Harvesting Circuit Using ADS

ADS HB was used to explore the design space around the innovative impedance transformation using a high Q quartz crystal resonator to transform the low voltage from the low impedance antenna.

2019.03.13

Case Studies 2019.03.13

University Uses ADS to Create an Impedance Matching Method for Wireless Battery Charging

University Uses ADS to Create an Impedance Matching Method for Wireless Battery Charging

Learn how NCKU created an impedance matching method for wireless battery charging using Keysight ADS.

2019.03.13

Case Studies 2019.02.18

Resolving Evaluation and Validation Testing Challenges in Mobile Devices

Resolving Evaluation and Validation Testing Challenges in Mobile Devices

Learn to resolve evaluation and validation testing challenges in mobile devices using Keysight’s CX 3300 Device Current Waveform Analyzer. Learn more!

2019.02.18

Case Studies 2019.01.30

University Professor Cuts Lab Setup and Configuration Time by 75 Percent

University Professor Cuts Lab Setup and Configuration Time by 75 Percent

A tenured professor who had worked in the department for many years, found himself overwhelmed by the task of per-configuring and managing his lab for his EE students. Using Keysight's BenchVue Lab Management Solutions, he sped his process drastically and was able to devote more time time to his students.

2019.01.30

Case Studies 2019.01.13

Redefining Wireless Transceivers to Deliver Groundbreaking 5G Connectivity

Redefining Wireless Transceivers to Deliver Groundbreaking 5G Connectivity

Eridan Communications used Keysight circuit design software to create a transceiver module with exceptional system efficiency and signal flexibility.

2019.01.13

Case Studies 2019.01.02

5G Manufacturer Reduces Test Time by 20X

5G Manufacturer Reduces Test Time by 20X

Learn how a 5G transceiver manufacturer transformed their 4G test equipment set-up to accommodate 5G designs using Keysight PathWave to cut test time by 20X.

2019.01.02

Case Studies 2018.12.25

Portable RADAR Testing Saves Time on the Assembly Line

Portable RADAR Testing Saves Time on the Assembly Line

Automotive radar technology is an indispensable part of the advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS) that not only adds convenience but helps save lives. ADAS-connected radar modules must be precisely validated on the assembly line to deliver proper operation.

2018.12.25

Case Studies 2018.12.13

Car Manufacturer Speeds Ahead with Automotive Ethernet Compliance Solution

Car Manufacturer Speeds Ahead with Automotive Ethernet Compliance Solution

Learn how one car maker achieved 100% test coverage for physical layer Rx test, meeting IEEE 802.3bw-2015 standards with Keysight's automotive Ethernet solution.

2018.12.13

Case Studies 2018.12.12

Successful Deployment of eCall Live Crash Test

Successful Deployment of eCall Live Crash Test

Car maker successfully emulates over-the-air environments in live crash test for their emergency call in-vehicle systems, with the eCall/ERA-GLONASS conformance test solution from Keysight.

2018.12.12

Case Studies 2018.12.10

Coherent Optical Component Test Enables 1.2 Terabit Applications

Coherent Optical Component Test Enables 1.2 Terabit Applications

Using Keysight’s state-of-the-art test equipment, NeoPhotonics successfully validated the performance of its 64 GBaud components, including its new 400ZR COSA, almost one year before the availability of DSP silicon for the transceivers. Without Keysight equipment, NeoPhotonics had no way of testing and assessing the performance of their components.

2018.12.10

Case Studies 2018.12.10

Precision Power Level Accuracy Measurements Reduce Risk for Wireless Receiver Manufacturer

Precision Power Level Accuracy Measurements Reduce Risk for Wireless Receiver Manufacturer

Reduce test risk, increase yield, and reduce production costs with power level accuracy measurements at lower measurement uncertainty.

2018.12.10

Case Studies 2018.12.09

Pushing the Boundaries to Achieve Ultra-broadband Communications at True Terahertz Frequencies

Pushing the Boundaries to Achieve Ultra-broadband Communications at True Terahertz Frequencies

See how researchers at the University at Buffalo achieved the first ever system to transmit and receive communications at 1.025 terahertz.

2018.12.09

Case Studies 2018.12.06

Accelerating to Market with Turnkey Testing of USB Type-C Interoperability and Compliance

Accelerating to Market with Turnkey Testing of USB Type-C Interoperability and Compliance

USB Type-C is a new connectivity standard destined for wide application in devices used for mobile computing and mobile communication. This case study profiles a semiconductor company that was able to rapidly deploy a dedicated USB-C test bench, enabling them to accelerate debug, characterization & compliance of their first USB-C design on time and within budget.

2018.12.06

Case Studies 2018.12.04

Analog Devices Reduces Exposure to Unplanned Operating Expenditures

Analog Devices Reduces Exposure to Unplanned Operating Expenditures

Challenge: Accurately monitor and track instrument health. Solution: ID'd low humidity environment readings and fixed poor cooling/venting to bring equipment back into normal operating conditions.

2018.12.04

Case Studies 2018.11.25

Electronics OEM Taps Keysight Automotive Radar Solution to Support Autonomous Driving R&D

Electronics OEM Taps Keysight Automotive Radar Solution to Support Autonomous Driving R&D

Electronics manufacturer jumpstarts automotive radar application design and test efforts with Keysight solution, saving test development time and improving initial test coverage by over 50 percent.

2018.11.25

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