Tag: 5G

Accelerating 5G Device Certification with Extensive Conformance Testing

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Accelerating 5G Device Certification with Extensive Conformance Testing

Jessy Cavazos 2019.08.12

Device makers are on the brink of capturing the 5G opportunity. Before initiating volume manufacturing and introducing commercial devices to the market, device makers need to certify their new 5G devi

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#5G #Wireless Device Test

5G Brings New Twists on Core Network Validation

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5G Brings New Twists on Core Network Validation

Jessy Cavazos 2019.07.31

Validating the core network in the 5G era is much different than in the past. Some of the most important changes are the adoption of a service-based architecture (SBA) and the control and user plane s

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#5G #Communications #Network Test

Carrier Acceptance Test for 5G Devices

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Carrier Acceptance Test for 5G Devices

Jessy Cavazos 2019.07.31

Carrier acceptance test (CAT) is an important phase in the device workflow between conformance and manufacturing. CAT aims to ensure that devices meet user expectations in terms of functionality and p

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#5G #Communications

Confronting Measurement Uncertainty in Signal Generation - Part 6: Frequency Response

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Confronting Measurement Uncertainty in Signal Generation - Part 6: Frequency Response

Eric Hsu 2019.06.05

Previous posts in this measurement uncertainty series addressed Waveform Discontinuity, Interpolation Shoot, Waveform Sampling Issues, I/Q Impairments, and phase noise. I discussed tactics for minimiz

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#Signal Generators #Wireless Device Test #5G

Keysight World Americas 2019: Breaking Down Barriers Across Disciplines

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Keysight World Americas 2019: Breaking Down Barriers Across Disciplines

Vanessa Rodriguez 2019.06.03

Written by Jacob Bouchard, a graduate student at Worcester Polytechnic Institute working on photonic integrated circuits for chemical sensing, millimeter wave radiation for non-destructive material ch

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#5G #400GE #Communications

5G Beamforming: How to Test Complex Beamformer ICs

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5G Beamforming: How to Test Complex Beamformer ICs

Jessy Cavazos 2019.05.31

Multiple input multiple output (MIMO) and beamforming are essential technologies to achieve IMT-2020 vision goals for 5G.  They increase capacity and coverage in a cell to enable 100x faster data rate

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#5G #MIMO #Semiconductor