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NI AWR DESIGN ENVIRONMENT: Load-Pull Primer for Optimizing PA Performance

Power amplifier (PA) performance under small- and large-signal operating conditions is contingent upon the output impedance match (load). As a result, PA designers must determine the ideal output load for system-driven amplifier requirements such as output power at a given saturated power (compression point), efficiency, and/or linearity.


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RF Pulse Measurements in Time and Frequency Domains with VSE-K6

RF pulse measurements, to characterize the signal in the frequency domain, are traditionally carried out on an RF spectrum analyzer. For time related pulse parameters, oscilloscopes are widely used. However, the measurement capabilities of state of the art test and measurement equipment has evolved over time and crosses domains.

Application Note: Testing 5G: Data Throughput

As mobile operators fast-track their 5G deployment plans, chipset and device manufacturers must also accelerate their development activities, including determining how to test 5G data throughput most effectively.

The Real “Total Cost of Ownership” of Your Test Equipment

Perhaps you’re reassessing your test equipment: “Sustain, upgrade or replace?” For your manager, total cost of ownership (TCO) is central to that decision. Our TCO model includes the purchase price plus ongoing costs. This makes it easier to compare alternatives and make better decisions. Read the details in our whitepaper.

Enhance your Office Walls with Massive MIMO Reference Poster

The Keysight 5G poster, titled “10 Things You Should Know About Massive MIMO,” provides insights into massive MIMO as well as 5G solutions. Enhance your lab and office walls with the lastest reference poster.

Solving the Data Transfer Bottleneck in Digitizers

With most modern PC based digitizers a common problem is caused by the fact that the ADC technology runs in advance of PC bus technology. High-speed and high-resolution digitizers offer much more data than the PC environment could transfer. Spectrum presents a solution.

What is Pulse Shaping?

Pulse shaping, as it is done today, is an effort to fix fidelity issues caused by the transmitting amplifier and is accomplished by a combination of imperfect methods, most external to the amplifier.

NI AWR DESIGN ENVIRONMENT: Load-Pull Primer for Optimizing PA Performance

Power amplifier (PA) performance under small- and large-signal operating conditions is contingent upon the output impedance match (load). As a result, PA designers must determine the ideal output load for system-driven amplifier requirements such as output power at a given saturated power (compression point), efficiency, and/or linearity.

The Latest Satellite Technology and Test Essentials Poster

"Get it right the first time" takes on a larger meaning with satellites going into Earth´s orbit or traveling deep into space. From guidance systems to satellite payloads to microwave communications, the right design and validation tools provide greater assurance that your satellite and its subsystems will work the first time.

Application Note: OTA Test of Millimeter-Wave 5G NR Devices and Systems

Understand how millimeter-wave signals (mmWave) will function in real-world environments. With increasingly shorter wavelengths in the 5G air interface, there are new challenges to test. Learn how to thoroughly test 5G mmWave devices for real-world functionality by reading the "OTA Test for Millimeter-Wave 5G NR Devices and Systems" whitepaper.

5 Tips to Keeping your Test Assets Up to Date

Measurement accuracy and reliability depends on you, the test asset user. The Keysight poster titled, “The Calibration Game” outlines 5 areas to get the best performance from your test assets to ensure the best performance for your device under test.