Tag: Signal Analyzers

How to Make Accurate 5G NR Measurements

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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

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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

Modulation Schemes for Satellite Communications

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Modulation Schemes for Satellite Communications

Eric Hsu 2020.08.24

With strong demand for faster data throughput, satellite communications use high-order modulation schemes to improve their spectral efficiency. However, satellite channel impairments such as large pat

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#Signal Generators #Signal Analyzers #mmWave

Spectrum Analysis Basics - Part 3: Detector Types

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Spectrum Analysis Basics - Part 3: Detector Types

Jessica Patterson 2020.07.31

In Part 2 of the spectrum analysis basics blog series, I went over the block diagram of a classic spectrum analyzer and introduced the concept of the envelope detector. This time, I’ll go over more de

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#Signal Analyzers #Spectrum Analyzers

Verify Wideband High-Power Amplifiers with Noise Power Ratio (NPR) Test

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Verify Wideband High-Power Amplifiers with Noise Power Ratio (NPR) Test

Eric Hsu 2020.07.17

Wideband communications systems use wide channel bandwidths and complex modulation schemes to achieve faster data throughput. However, wider bandwidths gather more noise, and complex modulation scheme

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#Signal Generators #Signal Analyzers #Wireless Device Test

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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#Spectrum Analyzers #Signal Analyzers #Measurement Fundamentals