3.9 Nonlinear Measurements

3.9 Nonlinear Measurements


This section is divided into the following subsections:

3.9.1 Compression

3.9.2 Compression Measurements Using a Network Analyzer

3.9.3 2-Tone Third-Order Intercept (TOI) Measurement Procedure Tips

3.9.4 References

Two measurements that are often performed to characterize the linearity of a device are the 1-dB gain compression point and Third-Order Intercept (TOI).


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