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Formlations of the Basic Vector Network Analyzer Error Model Including Switch Terms

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Author(s)

Roger Marks

Abstract

This paper explores details of the relationship between two expressions of the basic error model describing a two-part vector network analyzer (VNA). One of these formulations is the conventional twelve-term formulation; the other is in terms of error boxes. The paper focuses on the role of the switch terms. It is a useful guide for those developing new VNA calibration methods or attempting to understand existing ones.
Proceedings Title
50th Automatic RF Techniques Group Digest
Conference Dates
December 4-5, 1997
Conference Location
Undefined
Conference Title
Automatic RF Techniques Group

Keywords

calibration, error box, error model, scattering parameter, switch terms, vector network analyzer

Citation

Marks, R. (2008), Formlations of the Basic Vector Network Analyzer Error Model Including Switch Terms, 50th Automatic RF Techniques Group Digest, Undefined (Accessed June 25, 2024)

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Created October 16, 2008