Tag: Signal Analyzers

Spectrum Analysis Basics - Part 2: What's in a spectrum analyzer?

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Spectrum Analysis Basics - Part 2: What's in a spectrum analyzer?

Jessica Patterson 2020.05.28

In my last blog, I talked about types of spectrum analyzers, frequency and time domain basics, and a few applications of spectrum analyzers. In this blog, I’ll go over the block diagram of a spectrum

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How to Optimize Local Oscillator Phase Noise for EVM Measurements

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How to Optimize Local Oscillator Phase Noise for EVM Measurements

Eric Hsu 2020.05.08

The local oscillator (LO) is a major building block of every radio frequency (RF) front-end. LO is responsible, with the mixer, for the up and down-conversion of a specific channel. In a signal analyz

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Spectrum Analysis Basics, Part 1 - What is a Spectrum Analyzer?

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Spectrum Analysis Basics, Part 1 - What is a Spectrum Analyzer?

Jessica Patterson 2020.05.01

Spectrum Analysis Basics, Part 1 – What is a spectrum analyzer? The concept of spectrum analysis is a little daunting. From simple amplitude and frequency measurements to complex, application-specific

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Optimize Signal Conditioning for EVM Measurements

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Optimize Signal Conditioning for EVM Measurements

Eric Hsu 2020.04.30

Exponential growth in demand for faster data rate applications has triggered the need for technologies capable of wide signal bandwidth at higher frequencies. Unfortunately, wider bandwidths also gath

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How to Optimize Mixer Input Level of Signal Analyzer for better Signal Analysis

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How to Optimize Mixer Input Level of Signal Analyzer for better Signal Analysis

Eric Hsu 2020.04.23

Signal analyzers use a superheterodyne receiver to downconvert an input signal for analysis in frequency, time, and modulation domain. As receivers do, maximizing a signal-to-noise (SNR) ratio in the

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Simplify Measurement Setups for 5G NR Signal Generation and Analysis

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Simplify Measurement Setups for 5G NR Signal Generation and Analysis

Eric Hsu 2020.04.09

Whether you’re working in 5G NR component characterization, design verification, and pre-conformance, to volume production testing, you need to ensure your products that conform to the latest standard

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#Signal Generators #Signal Analyzers #5G #Wireless Device Test