Press Release

Keysight Technologies, Inc. has announced the opening of a new millimeter-wave research lab in collaboration with Queen’s University Belfast.

The lab is located at the University’s Institute of Electronics, Communications and Information Technology (ECIT), and has the capacity to accommodate over 200 researchers, students and engineers.

Executing a market driven, innovative approach, ECIT worked closely with world-leading companies and entrepreneurs to establish the lab’s research objectives focusing on the future of a digital society.

Over £1.2M in Keysight equipment, including the N5247A PNA-X Non-Linear Vector Network Analyzer, E8361C PNA Microwave Network Analyzer with N5260A mmWave controller and a N9040B UXA Signal Analyzer, is available in the facility.

“Keysight has always been committed to working with and supporting academic institutions, not only to help develop the next generation of engineers, but to accelerate research, innovation and technological breakthroughs. We do this by helping to equip teaching and research laboratories with leading-edge instrumentation,” said Mark Pierpoint, president, Ixia Solutions Group Keysight Technologies. "Queen’s University Belfast has a world-class reputation for its Global Research Institutes and it is a privilege to support this new millimeter-wave research lab."

Welcoming the announcement of the new lab, Professor Dimitrios Nikolopoulos, Director of ECIT, commented: “This partnership with Queen’s University Belfast and Keysight gives us unprecedented measurement and instrumentation capabilities that will transform our microwave and millimeter-wave laboratories to advance our world leading research in this area.”

Dr. Dmitry Zelenchuk, senior research engineer, ECIT, will be joined by experts from Keysight for a Millimeter-Wave Measurement Insights seminar on May 24. Dr. Zelenchuk’s presentation will focus on case studies of millimeter-wave components and antennas measurement and provide insights into the millimeter-wave measurements in recent academic research.