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Kicking the Tires of the NIST Microwave Uncertainty Framework Part 2*



Ronald A. Ginley


Traceability of a measurement requires two parts. An unbroken chain of measurements and uncertainties for each link of the chain. The NIST Microwave Uncertainty Framework (MUF) can provide both the required parts for a single link in the chain or for multiple links. In Part 1 of this work [1] the scattering-parameter measurement results determined by the MUF were compared to the established technique used at NIST. In this Part 2, the comparison of the uncertainties calculated with the different approaches will be discussed.
Proceedings Title
90th ARFTAG Conference
Conference Dates
November 28-December 1, 2017
Conference Location
Boulder, CO, US
Conference Title
ARFTG 90th Microwave Measurement Conference


Microwave measurements, coaxial connectors, s-parameter's, uncertainties


Ginley, R. (2017), Kicking the Tires of the NIST Microwave Uncertainty Framework Part 2*, 90th ARFTAG Conference, Boulder, CO, US, [online], (Accessed May 24, 2024)


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Created November 27, 2017, Updated April 12, 2022