Tag: Signal Analyzers

How to Calibrate a Spectrum Analyzer

RF + Microwave

How to Calibrate a Spectrum Analyzer

Jessica Patterson 2020.12.21

If you have worked with a vector network analyzer (VNA), you are probably used to calibrating your measurement setup to account for losses. However, when you’re working with a signal or spectrum analy

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#Calibration #Signal Analyzers

IS YOUR SIGNAL ANALYZER UP TO TASK? PART 2: Three Advanced Noise Measurements to Expect from Your Modern Signal Analyzer

RF + Microwave

IS YOUR SIGNAL ANALYZER UP TO TASK? PART 2: Three Advanced Noise Measurements to Expect from Your Modern Signal Analyzer

PARIS AKHSHI 2020.12.17

Last week, in the first part of this blog, we discussed three top measurements to characterize the power of your device. Hopefully that got you excited to follow the second part, to discuss how to tak

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#Signal Analyzers #Spectrum Analyzers #Measurement Fundamentals #5G

Spectrum Analysis Basics: Part 5 - Time Gating

RF + Microwave

Spectrum Analysis Basics: Part 5 - Time Gating

Jessica Patterson 2020.12.16

Welcome back to the Spectrum Analysis Basics blog series! In part 4, I went over video filtering and trace averaging. This time, I’ll explain time gating. Time-gated spectrum analysis enables you to o

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#Signal Analyzers #Measurement Fundamentals

IS YOUR SIGNAL ANALYZER UP TO TASK? PART 1: Three Advanced Power Measurements to Expect from Your Modern Signal Analyzer

RF + Microwave

IS YOUR SIGNAL ANALYZER UP TO TASK? PART 1: Three Advanced Power Measurements to Expect from Your Modern Signal Analyzer

PARIS AKHSHI 2020.12.11

Analyzing the frequency spectrum and accurately determining a signal’s value and characteristics, such as magnitude and phase, are of critical importance in modern technology using wireless techniques

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#Signal Analyzers #Spectrum Analyzers #Measurement Fundamentals #5G #Internet of Things

How to Make Accurate 5G NR Measurements

RF + Microwave

How to Make Accurate 5G NR Measurements

Eric Hsu 2020.10.22

The promise of 5G is faster and more reliable communications. To enable mobile broadband communications, 5G uses existing and new technologies to achieve extreme data throughputs. The introduction of

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

Generate and Analyze Custom Modulation Schemes

RF + Microwave

Generate and Analyze Custom Modulation Schemes

Eric Hsu 2020.08.31

Satellites enable high data rate communications for emerging applications like connected cars and 5G. Engineers employ complex modulation schemes to improve spectral efficiency and minimize nonlinear

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#Signal Generators #Signal Analyzers #Aerospace + Defense