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Noise Figure Measurement without a Noise Source on a Vector Network Analyzer

This application note describes the noise figure measurement using the R&S Vector Network Analyzers of the ZVA and ZVT series. It explains the concept of measuring noise figure without the need for a characterized noise source. Furthermore, it discusses different measurement applications and the respective setup and implications. Some examples guide through the instrument setups and show measurement results as well.

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Noise Figure Measurement without a Noise Source on a Vector Network Analyzer | 1EZ61
Type
Application Note
Version
2e
Date
27-Oct-2010
Size
3 MB
ZVAB-K30-NFErrorEstimation(Rev1.0).zip
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Application Note File
Version
1.0
Date
27-Oct-2010
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149 kB
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