Agilent Technologies' Infiniium 90000 X-Series Oscilloscope Wins Electron d'Or 2010 Award for Innovation

(PresseBox) (Santa Clara, ) Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today announced that the Infiniium 90000 X-Series oscilloscope has been selected as the winner of the prestigious Electron d'Or (gold electron) award in the "Instrumentation" category. The 90000 X-Series was selected unanimously by a jury of experts from industry, the press and academic research.

The Electron d'Or award competition is sponsored annually by the French electronics magazine ElectroniqueS to recognise innovation in 12 areas of electronics. The Agilent 90000 X-Series won against strong competition from other nominees including products from Tektronix, National Instruments and LeCroy. This is the third time that an Agilent product has received this award.

"We are honored that the judges selected the Infiniium 90000 X-Series for this prestigious award," said Benoit Neel, vice president and general manager, Agilent European Field Operations. "This award is due recognition for our investment in an innovative integrated circuit process that allows us to meet our customers' needs for testing emerging technologies."

Agilent's proprietary indium phosphide (InP) integrated circuit process enables highfrequency oscilloscope capability while yielding the industry's lowest noise floor and jitter measurement floor. Custom aluminum nitride packaging technology combines five InP chips in the frontend multichip module, which incorporates unique noise shielding and heat dissipation techniques.

The Agilent 90000 X-Series oscilloscopes, the world's fastest realtime oscilloscopes, were introduced in April 2010 with volume customer shipments beginning this month. The 90000 X-Series scopes are engineered for 32 GHz trueanalog bandwidth that delivers the industry's highest realtime scope measurement accuracy, the industry's only 30-GHz oscilloscope probing system, and the industry's first applicationspecific measurement software. These oscilloscopes are able to deliver the highest measurement accuracy because they offer the highest true analog bandwidth (32 GHz), the lowest oscilloscope noise floor (2.04 mV at 50 mV/div, 32 GHz), and the lowest jitter measurement floor (150 fs).

Additional information about Agilent's Infiniium 90000 X-Series oscilloscopes is available at www.agilent.com/find/90000X-series. Highresolution images are available at www.agilent.com/find/Electron_dOr_images.

Agilent's complete portfolio of oscilloscopes is available in a variety of form factors and with bandwidths from 20 MHz to more than 90 GHz. They offer industryleading specifications and can be used with a range of powerful applications.

Agilent Technologies Deutschland GmbH

Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) is the world's premier measurement company and a technology leader in chemical analysis, life sciences, electronics and communications. The company's 19,000 employees serve customers in more than 110 countries. Agilent had net revenues of $4.5 billion in fiscal 2009. Information about Agilent is available on the Web at www.agilent.com.

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