Wallonia ELectronics & COmmunications MEasurements (WELCOME)


IV, CV, RF and noise characterization up to 300°C   IV & RF Cryogenic (4K) on Wafer Prober   MEMS/NEMS/Sensors Tests   Anechoic Chamber  RF materials tests

Technical and scientific expertise

  • Service and expertise in electromagnetic characterisation of materials, devices, sensors, circuits, systems
  • Access to characterisation infrastructure/equipment rental with training (if required)
  • Measurement campaign performed by UCLouvain staff/PCB assembly and prototyping
  • Technical advice and consultancy, training of industry R&D engineers

Main equipment

  • Anechoic chamber: 0.4 - 40 GHz and 60-90 GHz
  • Vector network analysers (VNA), including a wide band (900 Hz-130 GHz)
  • Low frequency noise measurement bench (1/f and RTN)
  • 300mm probe station
  • Cryogenic measurement bench (4 Kelvin)
  • 16 GHz real-time oscilloscope
  • RAMAN spectrometer
  • Semiconductor analysers

Find all the equipment on the WELCOME platform in a catalogue and via a virtual tour.


Multiparametric characterisation of:

  • materials
  • components
  • sensors
  • antennas
  • circuits
  • electronic and communication systems

Services available to

  • UCLouvain students and researchers
  • Non-UCLouvain parties


May 2022 - M. Mostafa Emam, Incize founder and CEO, talks in a video about his collaboration with the WELCOME platform.





Minister Willy Borsus and the Deputies of the Province...

On Wednesday 19 July 2023, Minister Willy Borsus and the Deputies of the Province du Brabant wallon - Isabelle Evrard, Sophie Keymolen, Marc Bastin and Tanguy Stuckens - visited the WINFAB and...

Innovate in your company with the technology platforms...

Boost innovation in your company with the technology platforms of UCLouvain Did you know? Technology platforms give you access to expertise, equipment and infrastructures at the cutting...