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Facilities

Facilities associated with the Microwave and Millimeter-wave Circuits and Systems Laboratory.

Also see the http://wireless.nd.edu/facilities/advanced-mmwave-lab

Prototyping ToolsLab Instruments

Prototyping:

  • RF/Microwave milling machine

  • Mechanical machining

  • Access NDNF based on project needs

  • Utilize commercial foundries (RFIC, MMIC)

Instruments

  • 50 GHz VNA

  • 75 GHz spectrum analyzer w/ 2 GHz BW

  • 75 GHz signal generator w/ 2 GHz BW

  • 4.2 GSPS AWG, 20 GSPS ADC

  • Load pull tuners

  • Summit 11k probe station

Computing/Simulation

  • Xeon 16-core, 96 GB RAM

  • Xeon 8-core, 24+ GB RAM

  • Ansoft HFSS: 3D finite-element method EM simulations for antennas and structures

  • Keysight ADS/Momentum and NI MWO/Axiem: circuit design, 2.5D method of moments EM

  • SystemVue+Matlab: linearization, digital equalization, channel modeling, etc.

  • ICCAP: device modeling for system level parameters