SIGNAL PROCESSING TECHNIQUE FOR TIME DOMAIN MEASUREMENT OF S-PARAMETERS
Keywords:Instrumentation, Microwave, Signal Processing, Time Domain Reflection
In this paper, a simple and accurate technique for the measurement of the S-Parameters of a two-port network from time domain data is presented, based on Fourier theory and techniques. This method is proposed to circumvent the need of a network analyser when studying an unknown device, as no additional measurements other than the time domain data are required. An excellent correspondence between this technique's results and regular network analyser measurements is achieved for the entire operational band of the devices tested.
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