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Noise-Source Stability Measurements



James P. Randa, L. A. Terrell, Lawrence P. Dunleavy


We report results of stability tests on several noise sources for selected frequencies between 12 and 26.5 GHz. Measurements covered intervals of about 1 week and about 1 year or more. Drifts in noise temperature were typically less than the uncertainty of the tests, about 0.03% per day or about 0.05% per year for hot sources.
Proceedings Title
Proc., Conf. Prec. Electromagn. Meas.
Conference Dates
May 14-19, 2000
Conference Location
Sydney, 1, AS


noise, noise measurement, noise source, noise temperature, stability, thermal noise


Randa, J. , Terrell, L. and Dunleavy, L. (2000), Noise-Source Stability Measurements, Proc., Conf. Prec. Electromagn. Meas., Sydney, 1, AS, [online], (Accessed April 15, 2024)
Created April 30, 2000, Updated October 12, 2021