Test & Measurement - analyzers http://mwrf.com/taxonomy/term/6891/more en Modular VSA Pushes to 50 GHz http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/modular-vsa-pushes-50-ghz <div class="field-deck"> A 50-GHz PXIe vector signal analyzer is just one of the latest additions to a growing lineup of modular test instruments for RF/microwave signal generation and analysis. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Four instrument modules in the PXIe format comprise a powerful vector signal analyzer capable of analyzing signals through 50 GHz.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/modular-vsa-pushes-50-ghz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/modular-vsa-pushes-50-ghz#comments Commercial Defense Industrial Test & Measurement - analyzers Wed, 25 Nov 2015 14:32:00 +0000 38341 at http://mwrf.com VSA Helps Simplify Harmonic Measurements http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/vsa-helps-simplify-harmonic-measurements <div class="field-byline"> Vimal M. Fernandez </div> <div class="field-deck"> A vector signal analyzer is a powerful tool for measuring the harmonic signal levels of wireless communications standards with complex, wideband modulation formats. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A VSA provides the bandwidth and flexibility needed to measure signal harmonic power in the frequency and time domains.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/vsa-helps-simplify-harmonic-measurements" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/vsa-helps-simplify-harmonic-measurements#comments Commercial Defense Industrial Test & Measurement - analyzers Thu, 19 Nov 2015 04:14:00 +0000 38221 at http://mwrf.com VNA Fundamentals http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/vna-fundamentals <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Anritsu </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This new poster provides a comprehensive reference source for all VNA data, including Circuits and Waves, S-parameters, Reflection Coefficient, Phase and Group Delay, Non Linear Transmission Lines, VNA Architecture, Superposition/True Mode Stimulus, Pulse Measurements, Time Domain and Reflection Coefficient Table.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/vna-fundamentals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/vna-fundamentals#comments Test & Measurement Test & Measurement - analyzers White Paper Fri, 13 Nov 2015 18:40:00 +0000 38171 at http://mwrf.com Is Modular Really More For Less? http://mwrf.com/blog/modular-really-more-less <div class="node-body blog-body">Older engineers may fondly remember an early job and that first stroll past a test bench. 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The objective is to find the point where an amplifier has its best efficiency. At that point, the ratio of the converted RF power with respect to the DC power is maximum.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/active-components/power-added-efficiency-measurements" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/active-components/power-added-efficiency-measurements#comments Active components Analog semiconductors Test & Measurement - analyzers Test & Measurement - generators White Paper Thu, 22 Oct 2015 18:23:00 +0000 37681 at http://mwrf.com Effectively Analyze Modern Pulsed Signals http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/effectively-analyze-modern-pulsed-signals <div class="node-body article-body">An application note demonstrates the latest hardware and software capable of analyzing today’s complex pulse environments.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/effectively-analyze-modern-pulsed-signals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/effectively-analyze-modern-pulsed-signals#comments Keysight Technologies Defense Test & Measurement - analyzers Mon, 12 Oct 2015 14:36:00 +0000 37511 at http://mwrf.com How Do You Stack Up? http://mwrf.com/active-components/how-do-you-stack <div class="node-body article-body">Welcome to this year’s annual compensation survey. 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