Test & Measurement

Spectrum Analyzers

Articles: Test & Measurement
Microwave radiometers on current satellites are about the size of a washing machine. On TROPICS’ small satellites, the radiometers are about the size of a coffee mug.
Articles: Photonics/Optics
The use of CA, MIMO, and beamforming technologies will lead to more antennas and radio ports that need to be tested.
Products: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Coaxial connectors, tactical servers, test benches, surge protectors, and more.
Articles: Electronics & Computers
See how a nanocomposite thermoplastic called HX5 can stop EMI.
Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics
A new quantum sensor analyzes the full spectrum of radio-frequency and real-world signals, unleashing new potential for soldier communications, spectrum awareness, and electronic warfare.
Application Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
The subsystems enable the development and deployment of electronic warfare and signal intelligence.
On-Demand Webinars: Test & Measurement

Advanced instruments handle the wide bandwidth, high dynamic range needs of radar and electronic warfare specialists. Diverse pulse and modulation techniques are needed for...

Products: Data Acquisition
Position sensors, surveillance systems, microwave tuners, and more.
Articles: Test & Measurement
Learn how to provide accurate power sources with adjustable voltages and frequencies during the test cycle.
Products: Photonics/Optics
Network analyzers, FPGAs, mobile surface measurement, and more.
Products: Test & Measurement
Docking stations for satellite phones; aircraft wiring; spectrum analyzers; and more.
Articles: Sensors/Data Acquisition
A key building block of microwave photonics is optical frequency combs, which provide hundreds of equidistant and mutually coherent laser lines.
Articles: Communications
The sky’s the limit for utilizing the higher ends of the electromagnetic (EM) spectrum.
Application Briefs: Unmanned Systems
Tektronix partnered with Erisys RF Solutions to release an automated drone detection solution.
Articles: Test & Measurement

A desirable interface between multi-agents is through over-the-air RF connections that include not only the intended direct RF communications paths but also highly variable multi-ray propagation, range...

Articles: Mechanical & Fluid Systems

Radio frequency (RF) circuit elements that are traditionally considered to be linear frequently exhibit nonlinear properties that affect the intended...

Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics

Pulsed signals are widespread in radar and other electronic warfare (EW) applications, and they must be accurately measured for manufacturing, design of countermeasures, and threat assessment;...

Articles: Photonics/Optics

A single antenna can be used for both transmission and reception. To accomplish this, the transmission must be isolated from the reception. In Figure 1, a radio frequency...

Articles: RF & Microwave Electronics

Systems specifically designed for spectrum monitoring applications typically acquire RF signals from a reference antenna or downlink, analyze the shape...

Products: Manufacturing & Prototyping

Keysight Technologies, Inc. (Santa Rosa, CA) has added six millimeter-wave models to its family of FieldFox handheld analyzers. The flagship model is the industry’s first handheld combination analyzer...

Articles: Aerospace

Modern electromagnetic interference (EMI) receivers and spectrum analyzers used for compliance and precompliance testing employ digital intermediate-frequency (digital IF) processing technology for signal...

Articles: Test & Measurement

Several techniques are now being employed to ensure efficient communications across the chaotic radio spectrum. Chief among them is Software Defined Radio (SDR), which uses software to dynamically control communications...

Articles: Test & Measurement

Software Defined Radio (SDR) represents an important move forward for mobile and personal communications, promising a major...

Application Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics

Spectrum measurements are essential to RF and microwave testing. The newer signal analyzers available today deliver performance far better than those of just a few years ago. The...

Products: Test & Measurement

ZTEC Instruments (Albuquerque, NM) and Astronics DME Corp. (East Aurora, NY) have developed the ZR8441 RF/IF digitizer. The digitizer comes standard with a full-featured, on-instrument spectrum analyzer. Technical...

Briefs: Test & Measurement

Aset of equations has been formulated to enable quantification of several aspects of the performance of an analog photonic communication link as affected by laser noise. A procedure for...

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