Electronics Laboratory and -Design

Integrating sphere, Credit: JOANNEUM RESEARCH/Schwarzl

Electronics Laboratory and -Design

In the new Electronics Laboratory in Pinkafeld, a modern research infrastructure is available for cooperation with industrial partners: In addition to the electronic measurement technology listed below, a closely networked Light and Integration Laboratory with first-class light measurement technology is also available at the site. The possibilities are completed by competent employees and professional software for holistic optical and electronic design. 


  • Vector network analyzer for determining the transmission characteristics of filters, amplifiers or antennas from 9 kHz to 6.5 GHz

  • Spectrum analyzer for acquisition and display of signals in the common radio and communication standards from 10 Hz to 7 GHz

  • Signal generator from 9 kHz to 6 GHz at high output power

  • Oscilloscopes for analysis and recording of signals up to 4 GHz

  • Table multimeter 6 ½ Digits up to 1000 measurements per second

  • LCR meter for precise measurement of complex resistances

  • Source Measure Units with a resolution of 10 fA

  • Thermodynamic design using simulations and data loggers with simultaneous recording of 40 temperatures

  • Software controlled frequency generators, direct current sources up to 600 V and laboratory power supplies 

  • Altium Designer as an end-to-end schematic, board, documentation, simulation and 3D model for manufacturing

  • LabVIEW as a graphical programming system for higher-level data acquisition and processing with distributed laboratory equipment

  • Design environments to configure Xilinx or Intel PSG (Altera) FPGAs for fast signal processing

  • MATLAB, GNU Octave and Simulink for data analysis, algorithm development and system modeling


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