Our daily activities rely on a wide range of radio-frequency (RF) receivers. These are designed to achieve certain performance requirements and meet published specifications though often in a test lab environment. Learn how to ensure reliable operation, testing with nonideal or impaired signals and more from Rohde & Schwarz experts.
As the demand for higher frequencies and wider bandwidths continue their relentless march upward, RF connectors need to keep up with, or even exceed, demands. Mating the RF connector to a PCB or substrate requires careful consideration of several factors to get the full performance out of the connector. This white paper will provide an understanding of what makes successful launches work, what knobs to turn, and design guidelines to make connector launches perform well as the industry moves toward 100 GHz bandwidths.