Several lumped-element calibrations have been proposed for four-sampler vector network analyzers. This paper offers the first assessment of their accuracy in the face of imperfectly defined standards. We discover significant error and introduce a new calibration that offers demonstrably improved accuracy.
Proceedings Title: Tech. Dig., IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium
Conference Dates: June 7-12, 1998
Conference Location: Baltimore, MD
Pub Type: Conferences