Tag: Signal Generators

How to Perform Multi-Channel Timing and Phase Alignment

RF + Microwave

How to Perform Multi-Channel Timing and Phase Alignment

Eric Hsu 2019.04.18

In an earlier post, “How to Generate Multi-Channel Phase-Stable and Phase-Coherent Signals”, I discussed a test system capable of providing multiple signals and a constant phase relationship between t

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#Signal Generators #MIMO #4G LTE-A #5G

How to Generate Multi-Channel Phase-Stable and Phase-Coherent Signals

RF + Microwave

How to Generate Multi-Channel Phase-Stable and Phase-Coherent Signals

Eric Hsu 2019.04.10

Testing multi-antenna systems, such as spatial diversity, Multi-input Multi-output (MIMO), and beamforming, requires a test system capable of providing multiple signals and a constant phase relationsh

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#Signal Generators #MIMO #Wireless Device Test

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

RF + Microwave

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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#Signal Generators #MIMO #Wireless Device Test #Arbitrary Waveform Generators

Simplify Receiver Characteristic and Performance Tests

RF + Microwave

Simplify Receiver Characteristic and Performance Tests

Eric Hsu 2019.02.28

Noise is an unwanted signal that affects both transmitter and receiver performance in communications systems. It degrades both the modulation quality of a transmitter and the sensitivity of a receiver

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#Signal Generators #Wireless Device Test #LTE

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

RF + Microwave

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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#Signal Generators #Arbitrary Waveform Generators

Quantify Your Digital Modulation Signals Performance

RF + Microwave

Quantify Your Digital Modulation Signals Performance

Eric Hsu 2019.02.14

In consumer wireless, military communications, or radar, you face a continual bandwidth crunch in a spectrum that is filled with interference. So, testing your devices via signal simulation is critica

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#Signal Generators #Wireless Device Test