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Non-Conventional Vector Network Analyzer Calibration

Non-Conventional VNA Calibration

This video reviews waveguide SSL and TRL calibration types and explains what errors are removed from vector network analyzer measurements when they are calibrated.

Calibrating Vector Network Analyzers

Calibrating a Vector Network Analyzer

There are many ways a vector network analyzer can be calibrated and there are benefits and drawbacks to each type. This video review the techniques for calibrating a VNA.

TRL USB Network Analyzer Calibration

TRL Calibration of a VNA

TRL is Thru-Reflect-Line Calibration and is intended for 2-port VNAs. This video reviews this type of calibration and the benefits and drawbacks to TRL calibration.

SOLT and SOLR VNA Calibration

SOLT and SOLR Calibration of a Vector Network Analyzer

SOLT calibration uses Short-Open-Load-Thru standards. SOLR calibration of a network analyzer uses Short-Open-Load-Reciprocal standards. This video reviews this type of calibration for a VNA and the benefits and drawbacks of […]

What are S-Parameter Measurements?

What are S-Parameters?

Curious about what type of measurements the vector network analyzer creates? They are called S-parameters. This video explains these measurements and how the information they measure can be used.

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.