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Terminology for High-Speed Sampling-Oscilloscope Calibration



Dylan Williams, Tracy S. Clement, Paul D. Hale, Andrew Dienstfrey


We discuss procedures for calibrating high-speed sampling oscilloscopes at the National Institute of Standards and Technology, and the terminology associated with those calibrations. The discussion clarifies not only the calibration procedures, but how to use the calibrations to perform traceable oscilloscope measurements.
Proceedings Title
ARFTG Microwave Measurement Conference Digest
Conference Dates
November 30, 2006-December 1, 2007
Conference Location
Boulder, CO, USA
Conference Title
ARFTG Microwave Measurement Conference


calibration, impedance mismatch, mismatch correction, sampling oscilloscope, terminology


Williams, D. , Clement, T. , Hale, P. and Dienstfrey, A. (2006), Terminology for High-Speed Sampling-Oscilloscope Calibration, ARFTG Microwave Measurement Conference Digest, Boulder, CO, USA, [online], (Accessed May 27, 2024)


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Created November 30, 2006, Updated October 12, 2021