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20 Years Providing Value and Innovation

By | April 18th, 2017|LA Techniques News|

LA Techniques Ltd celebrates its 20th anniversary this month. The company started in April 1997 with a focus on designing and manufacturing 2.5 Gb/s components for the fast growing internet infrastructure market. This activity continued with several products including RZ and NRZ driver amplifiers for 20Gb/s and 40 Gb/s systems. As this area of business [...]

Director Appointment

By | February 8th, 2017|LA Techniques News, Personnel|

It is a pleasure to announce that Professor Nick Ridler has accepted the position of Non-Executive Director at LA Techniques Ltd. Professor Ridler is an internationally recognised expert in the field of electromagnetic metrology with over 35 years experience in industrial, academic and government scientific research establishments. His present roles include Science Leader at the [...]

New Addition to Range of Reflectometers

By | August 11th, 2016|LA Techniques News|

We are delighted with the completion of a new addition to our Reflectometer range. The LA19-14-04 builds on the excellent performance of the LA19-14-03 and is intended for use in OEM systems in primary health care such as General Practitioners' surgeries with the key aim of reducing unnecessary referrals to specialist centres. The LA19-14-04 implements [...]

OEM Reflectometer Performance Extended

By | June 4th, 2015|LA Techniques News|

In order to satisfy new applications, we are very pleased to announce the performance extension of our compact Reflectometer. The new instrument, LA19-14-03 provides low frequency coverage down to 3 MHz and up to eight times speed improvement. This is achieved whilst maintaining stunning accuracy, power efficiency and low cost. The new Instrument supports CW [...]

OEM Reflectometer used in breast cancer surgery

By | November 3rd, 2014|LA Techniques News|

We are delighted to announce the start of volume production of our LA19-14-02 Reflectometer for use in a medical system. The LA19-14-02 offers a compact, low cost solution and will be used in a system to aid breast cancer surgery. The Reflectometer provides a means of measuring the electromagnetic characteristics of tissue in the vicinity [...]

New fast 8 GHz Signal Generator

By | May 22nd, 2014|LA Techniques News|

We are very pleased to annouce the release of our new 8 GHz signal generator. The LA19-15-04 is a versatile, cost effective USB driven instrument. It covers the band from 300 kHz to 8 GHz providing up to +17 dBm output over the entire band. The instrument provides best in class settling times of less [...]

VNA Control software adds extra functionality

By | January 27th, 2014|LA Techniques News|

Version 1.6 of the control software for the LA19-13-03 8 GHz VNA is now available. This adds a great deal of additional functionality to the signal generator. It now includes AM and FM modulation, frequency and power sweeps, list sweeps, hop modes and complex sweep. The latter provides phase and amplitude control allowing complex modulation [...]

Fast synthesizer module covers 300 kHz to 8 GHz

By | November 6th, 2013|LA Techniques News|

The LA19-15-03 synthesizer module provides multi-decade tuning with very fast settling of 45 us regardless of step size. With good phase noise and 10 Hz resoltion, the module provides superb value for OEM applications. Please see our Products page for the data sheet.  We can provide a demonstrator controller module and user interface software for [...]

New 300 kHz to 8 GHz Vector Network Analyser

By | September 6th, 2013|LA Techniques News|

We are very proud to announce the release of the LA19-13-03, our new 8GHz vector network analyser. This instrument builds on the approach used on our 3GHz instrument to deliver excellent performance, unique flexibility and outstanding value. The LA19-13-03 offers 300 kHz to 8 GHz coverage, up to 120 dB dynamic range and 200 us per point [...]

IPC-A-610 Accreditation

By | January 15th, 2013|LA Techniques News|

We are delighted to announce that all members of our team involved in production of electronic assemblies have successfully completed an IPC-A-610 training and certification program in January 2013. IPC-A-610 Acceptability of Electronic Assemblies is a widely accepted Standard. Our undertaking of formal certification for our staff demonstrates our commitment to provide consistently excellent quality [...]