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Publication Citation: A Precision Millimeter-Wave Modulated-Signal Source

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Author(s): Catherine A. Remley; Paul D. Hale; Dylan F. Williams; Chih-Ming Wang;
Title: A Precision Millimeter-Wave Modulated-Signal Source
Published: June 06, 2013
Abstract: We develop and characterize a modulated-signal source for use at millimeter-wave frequencies. Components within the source are phase locked by a 10 GHz reference source to minimize drift and improve synchronization. The complex frequency response of the source is characterized with a calibrated sampling oscilloscope. We illustrate use of the source by determining the phase error of a vector signal analyzer.
Proceedings: IEEE International Microwave Symposium Digest
Location: Seattle, WA
Dates: June 3-6, 2013
Keywords: Microwave measurement, millimeter-wave source, modulated signal, sampling oscilloscope, wireless system.
Research Areas: Wireless
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