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|Spectrum Analysis Basics - Application Note
This application note (also known as AN 150) explains the fundamentals of swept-tuned, superheterodyne spectrum analyzers and discusses the latest advances in spectrum analyzer capabilities.
|New Pulse Analysis Techniques for Radar and EW - Application Note
This app note discusses the best tools for different types of pulse analysis, along with display and analysis techniques for various signals and measurement goals.
|Radar Development Using Model-Based Engineering
This application note describes how SystemVue is well suited for use in model-based engineering. It is for system engineers, directors of engineering and people involved in the development of Radar.
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|Generating Multi-Dimensional Signals to Test Radar/EW Systems
This application note describes how to use SystemVue to generate multi-dimensional signals for testing Radar and modern Electronic Warfare (EW) systems.
|Radar Measurements - Application Note
This application note focuses on the fundamentals of measuring basic pulsed radars and measurements for more complex or modulated pulsed radar systems.
PDF 6.84 MB
|Analyzing Frequency Stability in the Frequency and Time Domains - Application Note
Describes both methods with an emphasis on practical, cost-effective solutions. For those who are new to the time-domain perspective, two proven frequency-to-time conversion methods are also presented.
|Simulation and Verification of Pulse Doppler Radar Systems - Application Note
Keysight SystemVue illustrates key algorithms in modern Pulsed Doppler radar system design, and also connects to Keysight sources and signal analyzers to verify hardware performance.
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|Using Flexible Digital Modulation Testing for Satellite Regenerative Payloads - Application Note
This application note focuses on solutions for the issues that create risks in the integration of mixed-signal systems with a mix of software and hardware tools. Examples focus on measurements of error vector magnitude (EVM), which is a key figure of merit for modulated signals implemented in either analog or digital form.
|FPGA Prototyping Using Keysight SystemVue
This application note describes a top-down FPGA design flow using SystemVue for rapid prototyping of physical layer communications signal processing.
|Overcoming the Challenges of Simulating Phased-Array Radar Systems
This application note discusses a solution that reduces design cycles, significantly reduces cost and allows you to simulate a scenario before taking it to land, skies and seas.
|Creating Multi-Emitter Signal Scenarios with COTS Software and Instrumentation – Solution Brief
Describes a key problem, describes a commercial, off-the-shelf (COTS) solution for signal generation and analysis, and presents two example scenarios.
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|GNSS Technologies and Receiver Testing - Application Note
This application note provides information on GNSS technologies including GPS, Compass, Beidou, Galileo, and Glonass, along with the related receiver test challenges and solutions.
|Cost Savings in Creating Realistic Multi-Emitter Signal Scenarios
Describes a commercial, off-the-shelf (COTS) solution for signal generation and analysis, and presents two example scenarios.
|Radar, EW & ELINT Testing: Identifying Common Test Challenges - Application Note
This application note reviews some of the latest test equipment for radar, EW & ELINT systems. Since this is a complex subject, we begin with a brief review of the fundamental radar and EW/ELINT challenges.
|Make Custom OFDM Measurements with 89600 VSA Software Option BHF - Application Note
Read about how to configure 89600 VSA software with Option BHF custom OFDM modulation analysis to analyze and troubleshoot new, custom, proprietary, generic, or non-standard OFDM signals.
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|Designing, Verifying and Testing Stepped Frequency Radar Systems for Commercial and A/D Applications
This note shows a simulation platform using SystemVue software that easily links measurement tools to enable the design, validation and test of SFR systems under different environments.
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|Using Keysight SystemVue to Create Realistic Scenarios for Radar and EW Applications
Shows how the combination of software and hardware capabilities makes it possible to create dynamic and realistic scenarios for both component testing and scenario simulation for system test.
|Making Wideband Measurements - Application Note
This paper will discuss using the Keysight PXA signal analyzer as a microwave down converter for an Infiniium oscilloscope or Acqiris digitizer running the 89600 VSA software.
|High-Power Measurement Using The E5072A Network Analyzer Application Note
This application note describes how to make high-power measurements with unique functions of the E5072A network analyzer.
|Application of Keysight's PNA-X NVNA and X-Parameters in Power Amplifier Design
This 16-page article appeared in Microwave Journal's May 2011 issue; teaches you how to obtain actual linear and nonlinear component behavior to improve power amplifier design using Keysight's solutions.
|Using SystemVue’s Radar Library to Generate Signals for Radar Design and Verification - App Note
Keysight's Radar Library helps you with the productivity and accuracy of your radar signals.
|Custom OFDM Signal Generation Using SystemVue - Application Note
This application note describes a new comms standard based on OFDM which is provided by SystemVue 2011 to create both simulation and measurement, with links to the new 89600B VSA software for further demodulation and analysis.
|Combining Simulation and Test to Accelerate SDR Development
The note reviews the major attributes of SDRs then looks at two key topics: the use of multiple waveforms during SDR design and the use of simulation to add flexibility to SDR testing.
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|Solutions for Characterizing High-Power Devices—Using X-parameters to Make Nonlinear Measurements of
This “Solutions for…” app note discusses X-parameters used to properly characterize and understand the behavior of high power amplifiers, as engineers push them to their limit, into nonlinear operation.
|Typical GPS Receiver Verification Tests Using a GPS Signal Simulator - Application Note
This paper describes typical GPS receiver verification tests using a GPS signal simulator. The tests are used to verify functionality of embedded GPS receivers in mobile consumer products such as cell phones and other handheld receivers.