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Date: July 27 - 31, 2020

2020 IEEE International Symposium on Electromagnetic Compatibility, Signal Integrity and Power Integrity in Reno

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Date: June 10, 2020

Time: 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM PST

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EMC and Wireless Test and Measurement: Challenges and Solutions for Connected Vehicles


Garth D’Abreu, Director, Automotive Solutions at ETS-Lindgren


In the rapidly evolving industry of autonomous, electric and hybrid vehicles, the ability to successfully provide vehicle level antenna pattern measurements as well as EMC measurements to verify the performance of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) will be key to the future of this market and address public safety concerns. The automotive trends in wireless capabilities for high data streaming, incident detection warning, anti-collision/adaptive cruise control radar, wireless entry and vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V), vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) and vehicle-to-cloud (V2C) communication are just a few of the features impacting the functionality of today’s modern vehicles. This presentation details the challenges presented by these market demands and how innovative testing solutions help drive the technologies forward to real-life applications.


The 5G New Radio: Implications for EMC and Antenna Testing


Jari Vikstedt, Director, Wireless Solutions at ETS-Lindgren


With the continuous development of wireless technologies and their tight integration with various electronic/computer/communication/devices and increased use in connected and autonomous vehicles, performance verification testing in a real world environment, at both the system and the intra-system levels, presents difficult challenges. Test methodologies need to adapt to support 5G New Radio Single Input and Single Output (SISO) non-stand-alone (NSA), total radiated power (TRP), radiated spurious emissions (RSE) and Total Isotropic Sensitivity (TIS) measurements. Increasing frequency ranges such as 600 MHz to 6 GHz present their own test challenges. This presentation will present possible solutions to address the challenges generated by the 5G New Radio and mmWave applications through system planning and innovative wireless performance verification testing methodologies.


Garth D’Abreu is the Director, Automotive Solutions at ETS-Lindgren based at the corporate headquarters office in Cedar Park, Texas. He has primary responsibility for the design and development functions worldwide within the Systems Engineering group, specializing in turnkey solutions for Automotive EMC and Wireless test integration. Some of these more complex full vehicle and electronic sub-assembly (ESA) test chambers involve his coordination with the RF engineering team on custom components, and the certified, internal Building Information Modeling (BIM) team at ETS-Lindgren. Due to his considerable industry experience, he is the ETS-Lindgren global subject matter expert responsible for the ongoing research and development of Automotive EMC/Wireless test chambers for Regular, Autonomous, Electric and Hybrid Electric Vehicles, focusing on combination anechoic chambers, reverberation chambers, GTEM cells, EMP protection applications and wireless device (antenna measurement) test systems. Mr. D’Abreu is a member of the IEEE EMC Society and active participant in standards development, including the SAE, ISO and CISPR D automotive EMC standards, with over 25 years of experience in the RF industry. He holds a BSc degree in Electronics & Communications Engineering, from North London University, UK.

Jari Vikstedt is the Director, Wireless Solutions at ETS-Lindgren in Cedar Park, Texas. He has over 20 years of experience with ETS-Lindgren in developing and testing RF test solutions for EMC and Wireless applications. Mr. Vikstedt and the other engineers at ETS-Lindgren are active technical contributors to the leading wireless industry organizations, including the CTIA, 3GPP, IEEE and the Wi-Fi Alliance®. Recently, Mr. Vikstedt has devoted his expertise to the development of CTIA and 3GPP Over-The-Air (OTA) testing solutions as well as developing innovative 5G OTA test solutions. He holds a BSEE degree in RF Engineering from the Turku University of Technology, Finland.