Tag: Signal Generators

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

Spectrum Analyzers and Signal Generators: Do I need both?

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Spectrum Analyzers and Signal Generators: Do I need both?

Jessica Patterson 2020.02.21

Why would I need both a signal analyzer and signal source? You probably know that if you have a source, you need an analyzer to characterize it. To even see what signal your device is producing requir

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#Spectrum Analyzers #Signal Generators

Using De-embedding Techniques to Flatten Test System Frequency Response

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Using De-embedding Techniques to Flatten Test System Frequency Response

Eric Hsu 2019.12.04

When a signal generator outputs a modulated signal, the components inside the signal generator and an external test network comprised of mixers, filters, and cables, contribute frequency responses tha

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#Signal Generators #Wireless Device Test #5G

3 Tactics for Building Microwave Wideband Signal Generators

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3 Tactics for Building Microwave Wideband Signal Generators

Eric Hsu 2019.12.03

Strong demand for faster data rate applications has triggered the need for new technologies capable of wide signal bandwidth. Cellular communication is transitioning from 4G to 5G to enable extreme da

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#Signal Generators #Arbitrary Waveform Generators #Wireless Device Test #5G

How to Characterize RF Distortion – Part 3: Demodulation and Troubleshooting

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How to Characterize RF Distortion – Part 3: Demodulation and Troubleshooting

Eric Hsu 2019.10.16

In previous posts, I discussed how to examine the distortion impacts through statistical analysis of the signal power levels with the CCDF curves and power analysis in the frequency domain. In this po

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How to Characterize RF Distortion – Part 2: Making Distortion Measurements

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How to Characterize RF Distortion – Part 2: Making Distortion Measurements

Eric Hsu 2019.10.08

In an earlier post, “How to Characterize RF Distortion – Part 1: CCDF Measurements,” I discussed how to evaluate waveform designs and statistical analysis of the signal power levels with complementary

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#Signal Generators #Signal Analyzers #Wireless Device Test