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Signal Generator Fundamentals and New Applications
RF and Microwave Education Series
Title: Signal Generator Fundamentals and New Applications
Date: January 30, 2013
Time:10:00 AM PT/ 1:00 PM ET/ 6:00 PM UTC
Presenter: Erik Diez, Senior Product Manager Microwave and Communications Division, Agilent Technologies
Signal generators are a fundamental test tool that engineers use for a wide variety of RF and microwave measurements. This presentation will cover the basic architecture and theory of operation of modern signal generators, analog and digital modulation fundamentals, and sources of uncertainty that can limit measurement performance. We will also discuss how current signal generators can be used in various measurement applications ranging from device test and receiver test to signal simulation.
Who should view this webcast?
Recent engineering graduates, experienced R&D engineers transitioning to RF, or technicians and engineers involved in manufacturing test with a good understanding of basic electrical engineering principles will benefit from this webcast.
Erik Diez is a Senior Product Manager in the Agilent Technologies Microwave and Communications Division in Santa Rosa, California. In his 32-year career with the company, he has held numerous roles in marketing, R&D, and application engineering related to a variety of signal analysis and generation products. Erik holds a BSEE from UC Davis and an MSEE from UC Berkeley.