White Paper http://mwrf.com/taxonomy/term/6611/more en A Simple Approach to Signal Via Stubs for Coaxial PCB Connector Launches http://mwrf.com/passive-components/simple-approach-signal-stubs-coaxial-pcb-connector-launches <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by: Molex </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Designing printed circuit board (PCB) launches for coaxial test connectors requires asking the right questions. To maximize bandwidth and best understand the device under test, you must consider how signals will be routed, the stub length and whether the via is a through-hole, back-drilled or blind. </div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/simple-approach-signal-stubs-coaxial-pcb-connector-launches" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/simple-approach-signal-stubs-coaxial-pcb-connector-launches#comments Passive components White Paper Thu, 19 May 2016 17:18:00 +0000 29441 at http://mwrf.com Constraints and Trade-Offs in Designing Filters and Deriving Specifications http://mwrf.com/passive-components/constraints-and-trade-offs-designing-filters-and-deriving-specifications <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by: Molex </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Designing printed circuit board (PCB) launches for coaxial test connectors requires asking the right questions. To maximize bandwidth and best understand the device under test, you must consider how signals will be routed, the stub length and whether the via is a through-hole, back-drilled or blind. </div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/constraints-and-trade-offs-designing-filters-and-deriving-specifications" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/constraints-and-trade-offs-designing-filters-and-deriving-specifications#comments Passive components White Paper Thu, 19 May 2016 17:18:00 +0000 44961 at http://mwrf.com Understanding the Programming Interfaces of PXI Instruments http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/understanding-programming-interfaces-pxi-instruments <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Keysight Technologies </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Integrating RF PXI with benchtop rack-and-stack systems? This application note describes the differences between benchtop and PXI system architectures and programming interfaces to help you select the right programming interface for your application. Tips are included to make your integration job easier.</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/understanding-programming-interfaces-pxi-instruments" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/understanding-programming-interfaces-pxi-instruments#comments Software Test & Measurement Test & Measurement - analyzers White Paper Mon, 16 May 2016 17:40:00 +0000 44861 at http://mwrf.com How to achieve PXI multi-vendor Interoperability http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/how-achieve-pxi-multi-vendor-interoperability <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Keysight Technologies </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Engineers often source instruments from different suppliers. Ideally, mechanical, electrical and software aspects are compatible for successful system operation. Get the application note which provides tips on how to select PXI modules, chassis, controllers and software to ensure compatibility.</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/how-achieve-pxi-multi-vendor-interoperability" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/how-achieve-pxi-multi-vendor-interoperability#comments Software Test & Measurement Test & Measurement - analyzers White Paper Mon, 16 May 2016 17:40:00 +0000 44871 at http://mwrf.com Speed PXI RF test solutions with effective software selection http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/speed-pxi-rf-test-solutions-effective-software-selection <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Keysight Technologies </div> <div class="node-body article-body">RF test systems must efficiently handle complex signals and address a variety of standards. This application note will help you match your test priorities with the most efficient PXI software tools available, from instrument drivers to standard-specific measurement applications, to advanced modulation analysis and resource optimization tools.</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/speed-pxi-rf-test-solutions-effective-software-selection" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/speed-pxi-rf-test-solutions-effective-software-selection#comments Software Test & Measurement Test & Measurement - analyzers White Paper Mon, 16 May 2016 17:40:00 +0000 44881 at http://mwrf.com Solid-State Switching vs. Electromechanical Relays within Programmable Attenuators http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/solid-state-switching-vs-electromechanical-relays-within-programmable-attenuators <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by JFW Industries </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Just what is a programmable attenuator? Where are programmable attenuators used? How are switches used in programmable attenuators? How do electromechanical relay and solid-state programmable attenuators differ? Are there cost considerations in deciding between electromechanical vs. solid-state?</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/solid-state-switching-vs-electromechanical-relays-within-programmable-attenuators" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/solid-state-switching-vs-electromechanical-relays-within-programmable-attenuators#comments Components Test & Measurement White Paper Thu, 05 May 2016 14:47:00 +0000 44571 at http://mwrf.com Achieving Accurate RF and Microwave Power Measurements for Satellite Thermal Vacuum Test http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/achieving-accurate-rf-and-microwave-power-measurements-satellite-thermal- <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Keysight Technologies </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Equipment used in space applications need to go through stringent environmental tests in order to prove that it can survive the extreme conditions experienced during launch and while in space.</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/achieving-accurate-rf-and-microwave-power-measurements-satellite-thermal-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/achieving-accurate-rf-and-microwave-power-measurements-satellite-thermal-#comments Test & Measurement - analyzers White Paper Fri, 08 Apr 2016 18:40:00 +0000 43611 at http://mwrf.com Noise Figure Measurements: Theory and Applications http://mwrf.com/white-paper/noise-figure-measurements-theory-and-applications <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by National Instruments </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Learn about the fundamentals of noise and noise figure measurements, including the Y-factor technique and methods to calculate measurement uncertainty.</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/white-paper/noise-figure-measurements-theory-and-applications" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/white-paper/noise-figure-measurements-theory-and-applications#comments Test & Measurement Test & Measurement - analyzers White Paper Thu, 31 Mar 2016 18:02:00 +0000 43121 at http://mwrf.com Optimizing IP3 and ACPR Measurements http://mwrf.com/white-paper/optimizing-ip3-and-acpr-measurements <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by National Instruments </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Learn techniques to improve your instrument’s ability to measure intermodulation distortion, third-order intercept, and adjacent channel power ratio.</div> <p><a href="http://mwrf.com/white-paper/optimizing-ip3-and-acpr-measurements" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/white-paper/optimizing-ip3-and-acpr-measurements#comments Test & Measurement Test & Measurement - analyzers White Paper Thu, 31 Mar 2016 18:02:00 +0000 43101 at http://mwrf.com Spectrum Analysis Fundamentals http://mwrf.com/white-paper/spectrum-analysis-fundamentals <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by National Instruments </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Review the basics of spectrum analysis including the various signal analyzer architectures from single stage to superheterodyne. 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