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  Date: 19/01/2014

Tektronix acquire high-speed communication test specialist Picosecond Pulse Labs

Tektronix has acquired Picosecond Pulse Labs helping Tektronix to acquire abilities in test equipment to support 100G/400G optical data communications research and development. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Picosecond Pulse Labs is based in Boulder, Colorado, offering products that include ultra-high-speed pattern generators, the world's fastest pulse generators and highest bandwidth sampler modules. The company recently introduced the PatternPro line that includes multi-channel 32 Gb/s data generators and analyzers for 100G/400G applications.

"Picosecond Pulse Labs has a long history of designing and manufacturing cutting-edge instrumentation and brings a particular focus on the high-speed optical test market with its new 32 Gb/s error detectors and pattern generators," said Amir Aghdaei, president of Tektronix. "When combined with our high-speed oscilloscopes and other product offerings, Picosecond will further strengthen our portfolio of solutions in the critical 100G/400G data communications segment."

 
          
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