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The Impact of Characteristic Impedance on Waveform Calibrations



Dylan F. Williams, Jeffrey A. Jargon, Paul D. Hale


We examine the impact of the characteristic impedance on mismatch corrections for temporal waveform calibrations based on high-speed electro-optic sampling measurements. We show that failing to measure and account for the characteristic impedance of coplanar lines can lead to statistically significant errors in the calibrations in both the time and frequency domains.
IEEE Xplore Digital Library


Characteristic impedance, coplanar waveguide, electro-optic sampling, mismatch correction, on- wafer measurement, temporal waveform measurement.


Williams, D. , Jargon, J. and Hale, P. (2013), The Impact of Characteristic Impedance on Waveform Calibrations, IEEE Xplore Digital Library (Accessed July 21, 2024)


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Created June 7, 2013, Updated April 29, 2019