In this Boot Camp, sit down with RF expert Eric Hsu to learn some best practices for signal generator optimization, as well as navigating the complexities of RF testing.
Lesson 1 - Introduction on RF Landscape and Testing Optimization
Provides an overview of the RF landscape and the challenges of testing RF devices. The lesson covers topics such as RF signal types, RF test standards, and signal generator optimization techniques.
Lesson 2 - Increasing Amplitude Accuracy
Methods for increasing the amplitude accuracy of signal generators. The lesson covers topics such as flatness correction, external levelling, and the use of error correction algorithms.
Lesson 3 - Optimize Wide Bandwidth Signal Performance and Switching Speed
Learn ways of optimizing the wide bandwidth signal performance and switching speed of signal generators. The lesson covers topics such as spurious emissions, signal-to-noise ratio, and the use of modulation techniques.
Lesson 4 - Optimize Signal Generator's Phase Noise Profile
Optimizing the phase noise profile of signal generators. The lesson covers topics such as phase noise measurement, phase noise sources, and the use of phase noise compensation techniques.
Lesson 5 - Digital Radio Receiver Testing
Provides an overview of the basic concepts of receiver testing. The lesson covers topics such as receiver sensitivity, receiver selectivity, and receiver dynamic range.
Lesson 6 - Receiver Test Basics
Learn advanced receiver test techniques such as bit error rate (BER) testing, eye pattern testing, and frequency response testing.