Tag: Arbitrary Waveform Generators

Confronting Measurement Uncertainty in Signal Generation - Part 4: I/Q Impairments

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Confronting Measurement Uncertainty in Signal Generation - Part 4: I/Q Impairments

Eric Hsu 2019.05.23

In previous posts, I discussed the source of errors in a baseband generator and strategies for eliminating these errors such as waveform phase discontinuity, interpolation overshoot, and sampling imag

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Confronting Measurement Uncertainty in Signal Generation - Part 3: Waveform Sampling Images

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Confronting Measurement Uncertainty in Signal Generation - Part 3: Waveform Sampling Images

Eric Hsu 2019.05.15

In the digital world, a digital electronic system that is designed to process signals does not treat the signals continuously as they are in reality. Instead, the system uses “sample” to indicate the

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Confronting Measurement Uncertainty in Signal Generation - Part 2: Interpolation Overshoot

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Confronting Measurement Uncertainty in Signal Generation - Part 2: Interpolation Overshoot

Eric Hsu 2019.05.07

It is common to find a gap between ideal conditions and reality. When you generate the desired signal, you need to understand that hardware implementation may cause a certain number of errors to the o

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Confronting Measurement Uncertainty in Signal Generation - Part 1: Waveform Phase Discontinuity

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Confronting Measurement Uncertainty in Signal Generation - Part 1: Waveform Phase Discontinuity

Eric Hsu 2019.05.02

Test equipment characterizes design performance and verifies devices under test function. To be effective, test equipment must outperform the devices under test. Minimizing measurement uncertainty att

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What Timing Synchronization Means for Your Multi-Channel RF Signal Generation

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What Timing Synchronization Means for Your Multi-Channel RF Signal Generation

Eric Hsu 2019.03.25

In a rock band, the drummer keeps the beat steady and the other musicians follow the rhythm. The drummer keeps the entire band in sync. The same concept is true when you integrate multiple instruments

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Real-time and Arbitrary Waveform Generation Mode: Which One is Right for Your Test?

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Real-time and Arbitrary Waveform Generation Mode: Which One is Right for Your Test?

Eric Hsu 2019.02.21

When you download baseband waveform files to an RF vector signal generator (VSG), a question comes to mind. Does the VSG have enough memory available for my waveform files? Sometimes, you configure si

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