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Publication Citation: Microwave-Mixer Measurement with a Sampling Oscilloscope

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Author(s): Dylan F. Williams; Hassen Khenissi; Fabien Ndagijimana; Catherine A. Remley; Joel Dunsmore; Paul D. Hale; Jack Wang; Tracy S. Clement;
Title: Microwave-Mixer Measurement with a Sampling Oscilloscope
Published: March 01, 2006
Abstract: We describe a straightforward method of separately characterizing up-conversion and down-conversion in microwave mixers with a sampling oscilloscope. The method mismatch-corrects the results, determines both magnitude and phase, and uses a novel time-base correction scheme to improve the accuracy of the measurements.
Citation: IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques
Volume: 54
Issue: 3
Pages: pp. 1210 - 1217
Keywords: Down-conversion; frequency translation; jitter correction; magnitude measurement; mismatch correction; mixer measurement; mixer reciprocity; oscilloscope; phase measurement; time-base correction; up-conversion
Research Areas: Microwave Measurement Services
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