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2019/2020

Microwave Measurement Systems

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Code Completion Credits Range
17MM2 Z,ZK 4 2+2s
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Department of Electromagnetic Field
Synopsis:

The subject covers problems of sophisticated measurement methods and instrument applied in frequency band 100 MHz - 100 GHz. Generators, frequency counter, spectrum analyzer. Noise measurement, power measurement. Scalar and vector analyzers. Measurement errors and computer correction methods.

Requirements:
Syllabus of lectures:

1. Introduction, adapters, connectors, cables

2. Microwave generators

3. Microwave frequency spectrum analyzer

4. Scalar network analyzers

5. Power meters

6. Noise figure measurement

7. Microwave frequency counter

8. Measurement of S-paramaters, Sources of measurement errors

9. Vector network analyzers with frequency conversion

10. Computer controlled measurement system with HP 8410

11. Six-port vector network analyzers

12. Sources of errors in wideband microwave measurement

13. Basic correction methods

14. Correction methods for error model with crosstalks

Syllabus of tutorials:

1. Introduction to work on microwave instruments, connectors, cables

2. Microwave digital spectrum analyzer

3. Mixers, intermodulation parameters of amplifiers

4. Scalar network analyzer HP 8757E

5. Measurement of power compression of amplifiers

6. Measurement of switches, analog and digital attenuators

7. Microwave power meter. Power stability of generators

8. Microwave generators HP 8620C, HP 8350B

9. Microwave frequency counter TR 5212

10. Vector network analyzer HP 8410. Measurement of Q factor

11. Controlling system HP 8410-PC

12. Measurement of corrected reflection coefficient in real time

13. Measurement of scattering parameters of microwave transistors

14. Inspection of records. Credit

Study Objective:
Study materials:

[1] Bailey, A. E.: Microwave Measurement. Peter Peregrinus, London 1985

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