Test & Measurement - generators http://mwrf.com/taxonomy/term/6901/more en Noise Sources Deliver High Outputs to 18 GHz http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/noise-sources-deliver-high-outputs-18-ghz <div class="field-byline"> Tim Galla, Pasternack Enterprises </div> <div class="field-deck"> These amplified noise sources serve test and system applications through 18 GHz that require healthy output-power levels as high as 32.5 dB. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A line of high-output noise sources covers a total frequency range of 2 to 18 GHz. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/noise-sources-deliver-high-outputs-18-ghz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/noise-sources-deliver-high-outputs-18-ghz#comments Commercial Defense Industrial Test & Measurement Test & Measurement - generators Fri, 31 Jul 2015 18:39:00 +0000 35681 at http://mwrf.com IoT Wireless Convergence Sparks Testing Challenges http://mwrf.com/systems/iot-wireless-convergence-sparks-testing-challenges <div class="field-deck"> Modular and all-in-one test sets, as well as enhanced automation functions, are enabling effective and low-cost measurements and performance verification for the latest wireless standards. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In support of fast-growing wireless markets, test equipment manufacturers are embracing highly modular and adaptable measurement instruments designed to speed through multiple-device test scenarios.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/systems/iot-wireless-convergence-sparks-testing-challenges" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/systems/iot-wireless-convergence-sparks-testing-challenges#comments Commercial Defense Industrial Medical Systems Test & Measurement - analyzers Test & Measurement - generators Tue, 09 Jun 2015 14:26:00 +0000 34761 at http://mwrf.com Top Methods for Measuring 5 Common Signal-Corrupting Distortions http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/top-methods-measuring-5-common-signal-corrupting-distortions <div class="field-deck"> To avoid the performance challenges caused by nonlinearities and distortion, modern measurement techniques can help engineers understand the device mechanics that cause them. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Nonlinearity and distortion have created interference and system level challenges with RF/microwave equipment since the first transmissions. With the latest high-speed wireless technologies, understanding and mitigating distortions is critical to reducing signal degradation.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/top-methods-measuring-5-common-signal-corrupting-distortions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/top-methods-measuring-5-common-signal-corrupting-distortions#comments Active components Commercial Defense Medical Passive components Test & Measurement - analyzers Test & Measurement - generators Tue, 02 Jun 2015 15:52:00 +0000 34641 at http://mwrf.com Keeping Time Is Part of Measuring It http://mwrf.com/blog/keeping-time-part-measuring-it <div class="node-body blog-body">Many newer test instruments provide an input port for connection of a GPS signal, to serve as an external time/frequency standard. But what are the other options when it comes to keeping time?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/measuring-progress">Measuring Progress</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/blog/keeping-time-part-measuring-it" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/blog/keeping-time-part-measuring-it#comments Test & Measurement Test & Measurement - analyzers Test & Measurement - generators Measuring Progress Mon, 01 Jun 2015 18:50:00 +0000 34541 at http://mwrf.com IMD Measurements with IMDView™ - MS4640B Series Vector Network Analyzer http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/imd-measurements-imdview-ms4640b-series-vector-network-analyzer <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by: Anritsu </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Intermodulation distortion (IMD) is an important consideration in microwave and RF component design. This application note discusses the meaning of the IMD measurement and measurement considerations.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/imd-measurements-imdview-ms4640b-series-vector-network-analyzer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/imd-measurements-imdview-ms4640b-series-vector-network-analyzer#comments Active components Analog semiconductors Digital semiconductors Mixed-signal semiconductors Passive components Test & Measurement - analyzers Test & Measurement - generators White Paper Tue, 26 May 2015 13:30:00 +0000 34341 at http://mwrf.com Vector Signal Generators Hit 6 GHz http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-generators/vector-signal-generators-hit-6-ghz <div class="field-deck"> This cost-effective line of vector signal generators provides bandwidths as wide as DC to 6 GHz with generous modulation capabilities, including analog and digital modulation formats. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This trio of vector signal generators provides analog and digital modulation for carrier frequencies from DC to 6 GHz. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-generators/vector-signal-generators-hit-6-ghz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-generators/vector-signal-generators-hit-6-ghz#comments Commercial Defense Industrial Test & Measurement - generators Thu, 21 May 2015 21:07:00 +0000 34281 at http://mwrf.com <p>Model TSG4106A is the highest-frequency model of the new vector signal generator trio from Tektronix, with a total frequency range of DC to 6 GHz at two connectors.</p> Synthesizer Modules Extend to 82 GHz http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-generators/synthesizer-modules-extend-82-ghz <div class="field-deck"> These compact frequency synthesizer modules now cover higher millimeter-wave frequency bands of 27 to 40 GHz, 50 to 67 GHz, and 76 to 82 GHz. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A trio of low-noise frequency synthesizer modules provides test signals covering bands of 27 to 40 GHz, 50 to 67 GHz, and 76 to 82 GHz. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-generators/synthesizer-modules-extend-82-ghz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-generators/synthesizer-modules-extend-82-ghz#comments National Instruments Commercial Defense Industrial Test & Measurement - generators Wed, 20 May 2015 18:16:00 +0000 34221 at http://mwrf.com Vaunix Flaunts New Programmable Test Solutions at IMS 2015 http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/vaunix-flaunts-new-programmable-test-solutions-ims-2015 <div class="node-body article-body">Vaunix further expanded its complement of programmable RF devices with new signal generators, attenuators, switches, and phase shifters for use in a host of test applications. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/vaunix-flaunts-new-programmable-test-solutions-ims-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement/vaunix-flaunts-new-programmable-test-solutions-ims-2015#comments Passive components Test & Measurement Test & Measurement - generators Tue, 19 May 2015 18:58:00 +0000 34171 at http://mwrf.com 6 Degrees of Microwave and RF/Microwave Switch Separation http://mwrf.com/passive-components/6-degrees-microwave-and-rfmicrowave-switch-separation <div class="field-deck"> As a fundamental component in many telecommunications, automated test and measurement, and electronic-warfare systems, RF/microwave switches help to reduce assembly complexity and cost. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">RF and microwave switches enable automated test, antenna array, and filter applications that would otherwise require extensive redundant systems.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/passive-components/6-degrees-microwave-and-rfmicrowave-switch-separation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/passive-components/6-degrees-microwave-and-rfmicrowave-switch-separation#comments Automotive Commercial Defense Energy Industrial Medical Mobile Passive components Robotics Test & Measurement - analyzers Test & Measurement - generators Fri, 08 May 2015 13:02:00 +0000 33971 at http://mwrf.com Recovering from a Week in Phoenix http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/recovering-week-phoenix <div class="node-body article-body">While a week in Phoenix, Ariz., sounds like a vacation of sorts, for many industry members, the week from May 17-22 will hardly be a holiday.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/recovering-week-phoenix" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://mwrf.com/test-measurement-analyzers/recovering-week-phoenix#comments Commercial Defense Editor Columns Industrial Medical Software Test & Measurement - analyzers Test & Measurement - generators Mon, 04 May 2015 15:20:00 +0000 33791 at http://mwrf.com