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Large-Signal-Network-Analyzer Phase Calibration on an Arbitrary Grid

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Author(s)

Aric W. Sanders, Dylan F. Williams, Joshua M. Kast, Catherine A. Remley, Robert D. Horansky

Abstract

We have developed a method for improving the synchronization of large-signal network analyzers and transferring “cross-frequency” phase calibrations from a calibrated sampling oscilloscope to the large-signal vector network analyzer on an arbitrary frequency grid. The approach can be applied to the measurement of modulated signals and other waveforms on arbitrary and arbitrarily- fine frequency grids. This translates into the ability to measure complex and arbitrarily long signals traceably with high dynamic range.
Proceedings Title
International Microwave Symposium Digest, 2019
Conference Dates
June 2-7, 2019
Conference Location
Boston, MA
Conference Title
2019 International Microwave Symposium

Keywords

phase calibration, oscilloscope, arbitrary waveform generator, vector network analyzer, wireless system
Created May 1, 2019, Updated July 24, 2019