Optenni Ltd. and Anritsu Corporation announce a
real-time link between
the Anritsu ShockLine family of Vector Network Analyzers and the Optenni Lab matching circuit optimization software.
The link enables an entirely novel workflow for the antenna designer, streaming the measured impedance data from the VNA
continuously to the matching circuit synthesis of Optenni Lab.
This novel workflow opens up new horizons for the design process, as the effect of physical modifications and tuning
of an antenna prototype can immediately be seen in the simulated total performance of the antenna through a synthesized
matching circuit. In a similar way, the link allows the designer to monitor the simulated total antenna performance when
the antenna is used under various operation conditions and physical environments, for example next to user's hand and head.
"This is the first time we see such a natural bridge between measurements and simulations. The novel design process fades
the boundary between the hardware and software domains, as one can consider Optenni Lab as a user interface for Anritsu
VNA measurements and Optenni Lab's matching circuit synthesis at the same time", commented Dr. Jussi Rahola, founder and
CEO of Optenni Ltd.
"We see Optenni Lab as a key software component in the antenna design process. With the new link to Anritsu products,
customers can adopt far more efficient workflows than before", said Mr. Konynenberg Aart, Vice President, Marketing, Network
Infrastructure Business Unit & Emerging Business Unit. "Especially the new ultra-compact ShockLine 1-port USB VNA MS46121A
(4 GHz and 6 GHz options) and Optenni Lab provide together an amazing platform for antenna design, something that has never
been seen before. We are pleased to partner with Optenni Ltd. to support this new way of designing antennas."
The link between Anritsu VNAs and Optenni Lab is available in Optenni Lab 3.2, to be released in October.
Ltd Optenni Ltd, headquartered in Espoo, Finland, is the innovation leader in matching circuit optimization. Optenni
employs customer-driven innovation and partnerships with leading players in the wireless ecosystem to develop new matching
circuit design tools. Optenni's main product, Optenni Lab™ is the leading professional matching circuit design and optimization
software. Optenni Lab features automatic matching circuit optimization using realistic component models for broadband, multi-band,
multi-port and tunable matching circuits. Additional functionalities include complex termination impedance, tolerance Press
release – September 18, 2015 analysis, bandwidth and isolation estimation routines and interfaces to leading electromagnetic
and circuit simulators and measurement equipment. Optenni Lab speeds up the antenna and RF design process and helps to achieve
optimal RF performance. Further information is available at www.optenni.com.
About Anritsu Corporation
Anritsu Corporation (www.anritsu.com) has been a provider of innovative communications solutions for more than 110 years.
The company's test and measurement solutions include wireless, optical, microwave/RF and digital instruments, operations
support systems and solutions that can be used during R&D, manufacturing, installation, and maintenance. Anritsu also
provides precision microwave/RF components, optical devices, and high-speed devices for design into communication products
and systems. With the addition of OSS monitoring solutions it has expanded its offering to provide complete solutions for
existing and next-generation wireline and wireless communication systems and service providers. Anritsu sells in over 90
countries worldwide with approximately 4,000 employees.
CEO Optenni Ltd
Tekniikantie 14, FI-02150
Posted September 18, 2015