IQSTAR Circuit Measurement and Analysis Software

IQS Series


Speed up your Design Cycle and Standardize your Testing Procedures

Think beyond the box. Take control of your hardware asset and let IQSTAR run it like a state-of-the-art measurement unit. Standardize your benches’ efficiency even with different instruments from one setup to another because with IQSTAR, all instruments are equal. Partnering with Maury Microwave, AMCAD is now offering unrivaled software solutions for RF and Microwave characterizations.

Features and Benefits

  • Turnkey software solution for 50Ω circuit characterization
  • Fully customizable with flexible setup schematic
  • Complete characterization flow, including:
    • Instrument control
    • Calibration process
    • Different measurement configurations
      • S-Parameters (Pulsed and CW)
      • 1-Tone (Pulsed and CW)
      • Constant VSWR testing
      • 2-tone signals
      • Modulated signal
      • DPD evaluation
    • Flexible DC measurements and control (up to 20 DC stages)
    • Automation and test sequencing
    • Data export to standard formats (MDIF, CSV…)
    • Data analysis
    • Reporting
  • Instrument agnostic solution
    • A large list of instrument drivers available
    • Compatible with most instrument vendors
    • A simple implementation of new drivers using a Driver Wizard.
  • No programming skills required
  • Compatible for coaxial, waveguide, fixtured, and on-wafer measurements
  • Export data files in CSV or MDIF formats for commercial circuit simulators
  • Advanced scripting and automation


The Maury Immersive Experience

IQSTAR Software Suite Models

Software Module Description Prerequisite
IQS100B-10 Scalar Bench Control - 1-Tone N/A
IQS100B-11 Vector Bench Add-on IQS100B-10
IQS100B-20 2-Tone Measurements Add-On IQS100B-10
IQS100B-22 VSWR Measurements IQS100B-11
IQS100B-25 Fast Spurious Detection Mode IQS100B-10
IQS100B-30 Modulated Signal Add-on IQS100B-10
IQS100B-40 I/Q Module Add-On IQS100B-10
IQS100B-41 DPD Add-on IQS100B-40
Wave-01 Advanced Waveform Generator N/A

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Application Notes and Data Sheets

IQSTAR Brochure

IQS Series IQSTAR Circuit Measurement Software IQSTAR 1.3 Brochure Rev.1.0.pdf

IQSTAR Presentation

IQSTAR presentation IQSTAR Presentation

IQSTAR Product Feature

Microwave Journal - July 2019 IQSTAR MWJ

Maury Application Notes Library

Maury Software and System Application Notes. Maury Application Notes Library