Test & Measurement http://mwrf.com/taxonomy/term/6787/more en High Speed Interconnects and How to Accurately Characterize Your Device http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/high-speed-interconnects-and-how-accurately-characterize-your-device <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by: Rohde & Schwarz </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Signal integrity through interconnects, transmitters and receivers affect product reliability and system performance and has become a major challenge for designers of high speed systems. And the importance to effectively and accurately use Vector Network Analyzer (VNA’s) for time domain and frequency domain measurements has increased.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/high-speed-interconnects-and-how-accurately-characterize-your-device" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/high-speed-interconnects-and-how-accurately-characterize-your-device#comments Test & Measurement Test & Measurement - analyzers White Paper Fri, 23 Jan 2015 21:36:00 +0000 31301 at http://mwrf.com Sorting through Balun Confusion http://mwrf.com/contributors/sorting-through-balun-confusion <div class="node-body article-body">When reading on the Internet about baluns, a distinction that will often come up is "current" baluns versus "voltage" baluns. I've always found this distinction confusing, because an electromagnetic wave converted by a balun from differential to unbalanced modes consists of both current and voltage waves. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/contributors/sorting-through-balun-confusion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/contributors/sorting-through-balun-confusion#comments Contributors Test & Measurement Tue, 06 Jan 2015 19:13:00 +0000 29931 at http://mwrf.com Book Review: Spectrum and Network Measurements, 2nd Edition http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/book-review-spectrum-and-network-measurements-2nd-edition <div class="node-body article-body">Spectrum and network measurements can be considered the lifeblood of the RF/microwave electronics industry, since these measurements provide tremendous insight into the frequency-domain behavior of devices, components, circuits, and systems at RF, microwave, and millimeter-wave frequencies.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/book-review-spectrum-and-network-measurements-2nd-edition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/book-review-spectrum-and-network-measurements-2nd-edition#comments Keysight Technologies Components Systems Test & Measurement Sun, 21 Dec 2014 21:26:00 +0000 30711 at http://mwrf.com MIMO Testing: The Good and the Bad http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/mimo-testing-good-and-bad <div class="field-byline"> Alessandro Scannavini, RF Engineer, Microwave Vision </div> <div class="field-deck"> The growing demand for bandwidth is increasing the requirements for MIMO technology, and thus the testing of MIMO devices. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">As MIMO devices are increasingly sought to solve throughput demand problem, more antennas are being included in the device design. This complexity is augmenting the value of automated methods for performing MIMO test.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/mimo-testing-good-and-bad" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/mimo-testing-good-and-bad#comments Commercial Test & Measurement Test & Measurement - analyzers Test & Measurement - generators Wed, 17 Dec 2014 16:48:00 +0000 30541 at http://mwrf.com Make Better Spectrum Analysis Measurements http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/make-better-spectrum-analysis-measurements <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by: Keysight Technologies </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Insight into the workings of a spectrum analyzer can help you get the most out of it as a measurement tool. Learn about the fundamentals with Keysight’s recently updated application note, Spectrum Analysis Basics, which has been paired with a toolkit of demo videos, web apps, articles and related material. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/make-better-spectrum-analysis-measurements" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/make-better-spectrum-analysis-measurements#comments Test & Measurement Test & Measurement - analyzers White Paper Wed, 10 Dec 2014 18:35:00 +0000 30321 at http://mwrf.com Inside Track with Bruce Devine, CEO, Signal Hound http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/inside-track-bruce-devine-ceo-signal-hound <div class="field-deck"> USB-powered test equipment is gaining respect, says Signal Hound CEO, because the customer finally has a full range of serious instruments available. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">USB-powered test equipment is gaining respect, says Signal Hound CEO, because the customer finally has a full range of serious instruments available.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/inside-track-bruce-devine-ceo-signal-hound" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/inside-track-bruce-devine-ceo-signal-hound#comments Interviews Test & Measurement Test & Measurement - analyzers Fri, 05 Dec 2014 18:13:00 +0000 30211 at http://mwrf.com Q&A With Gary Simpson, Chief Technical Officer, Maury Microwave http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/qa-gary-simpson-chief-technical-officer-maury-microwave <div class="node-body article-body">Maury Microwave's Gary Simpson discusses load pull trends and other topics.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/qa-gary-simpson-chief-technical-officer-maury-microwave" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/qa-gary-simpson-chief-technical-officer-maury-microwave#comments Interviews Test & Measurement Mon, 01 Dec 2014 16:01:00 +0000 30081 at http://mwrf.com Impedance Tuning 101 http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/impedance-tuning-101 <div class="field-deck"> A beginner’s guide to all things load pull. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Non-50ohm measurements have become a hot topic over the past few years, with techniques being used for amplifier design, model extraction, model validation, performance and ruggedness testing and more.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/impedance-tuning-101" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/impedance-tuning-101#comments Test & Measurement Mon, 01 Dec 2014 14:46:00 +0000 30071 at http://mwrf.com Automate RF Matrix Switching for Wireless Test http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/automate-rf-matrix-switching-wireless-test <div class="node-body article-body">The automation of RF test systems—especially for the verification testing of wireless handsets and network devices—promises to save time while improving accuracy for common repetitive test configurations. RF switching matrix devices could be a critical aspect in improving the reliability factor of these setups.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/automate-rf-matrix-switching-wireless-test" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/automate-rf-matrix-switching-wireless-test#comments Commercial Systems Test & Measurement Fri, 21 Nov 2014 20:59:00 +0000 29871 at http://mwrf.com <p>Cell-tower handoff testing is performed using a shielded chamber that precisely injects the signals of an emulated handoff scenario.</p> Poster: Worldwide Spectrum Allocations http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/poster-worldwide-spectrum-allocations <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by: Tektronix </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Keeping track and updated on the latest frequency allocations isn’t easy, so we’ve compiled the information into an easy-to-view poster.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/poster-worldwide-spectrum-allocations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/poster-worldwide-spectrum-allocations#comments Test & Measurement Test & Measurement - analyzers White Paper Fri, 21 Nov 2014 16:41:00 +0000 29861 at http://mwrf.com