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A Precision Millimeter-Wave Modulated-Signal Source

Published

Author(s)

Catherine A. Remley, Paul D. Hale, Dylan F. Williams, Chih-Ming Wang

Abstract

We develop and characterize a modulated-signal source for use at millimeter-wave frequencies. Components within the source are phase locked by a 10 GHz reference source to minimize drift and improve synchronization. The complex frequency response of the source is characterized with a calibrated sampling oscilloscope. We illustrate use of the source by determining the phase error of a vector signal analyzer.
Proceedings Title
IEEE International Microwave Symposium Digest
Conference Dates
June 3-6, 2013
Conference Location
Seattle, WA

Keywords

Microwave measurement, millimeter-wave source, modulated signal, sampling oscilloscope, wireless system.

Citation

Remley, C. , Hale, P. , Williams, D. and Wang, C. (2013), A Precision Millimeter-Wave Modulated-Signal Source, IEEE International Microwave Symposium Digest, Seattle, WA, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=912855 (Accessed April 21, 2024)
Created June 6, 2013, Updated January 27, 2020