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

Published

Author(s)

Aric Sanders, Dylan Williams, Joshua Kast, Kate Remley, Rob 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, US
Conference Title
2019 International Microwave Symposium

Keywords

phase calibration, oscilloscope, arbitrary waveform generator, vector network analyzer, wireless system

Citation

Sanders, A. , Williams, D. , Kast, J. , Remley, K. and Horansky, R. (2019), Large-Signal-Network-Analyzer Phase Calibration on an Arbitrary Grid, International Microwave Symposium Digest, 2019, Boston, MA, US, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=927320 (Accessed August 11, 2022)
Created April 30, 2019, Updated April 14, 2022