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Measurement Benefits of USB-Driven VNA

Measurement Benefits of USB-Driven VNA

Historically, test and measurement instruments have been developed primarily with their own operating systems. In fact, many late model conventional test equipment devices contain embedded PCs running Windows or Embedded […]

High Power Device Measurement with USB VNA

Measurement of High-Power Devices

Introduction The VNA output ports are capable of sustaining a pre-defined output power level as provided in the datasheet of the manufacturer. Exceeding the power ratings of the VNA ports […]

What is a Smith Chart in RF?

What is a Smith Chart?

In this video, we look at how a Smith Chart is simply a special case of the polar plot and how the real and imaginary axes are constructed.