3.11 Mixer Test References

3.11 Mixer Test References


Below is a list of useful references pertaining to testing mixers:
  1. BCTM Short Course, Design, Measurements, and Modeling for RF and Microwave Integrated Circuits, 1996.
  2. Hewlett-Packard Company, "Measurement Challenges of Frequency-Translating Devices" RF and Microwave Device Test for the '90s Seminar Papers (HP Publication Number 5963-5191E)
  3. Hewlett-Packard Company, "Microwave Component Measurements - Amplitude & phase measurements of frequency translation devices using the HP 8510B network analyzer, Product Note 8510-7 (HP Publication Number 5954-8379, September 1987)
  4. Hewlett-Packard Company, Mixer Measurements using the HP 8753 Network Analyzer, Product Note 8753-2A (HP Publication Number 5952-2771, August 1990).
  5. Hewlett-Packard Company, Mixer Measurements using the HP 8753C Network Analyzer, and HP 8625A Synthesized RF Sweeper. Product Note 8753-5 (HP Publication Number 5091-1100E, September 1991).
  6. Hewlett-Packard Company, Improving Network Analyzer Measurements of Frequency-Translating Devices (HP Application Note 1287-7)
  7. MiniCircuits, RF/IF Designer's Handbook
  8. L.P. Dunleavy, T. Weller, E.W. Grimes, and J. Culver, "Use Network and Spectrum Analysis for Mixer Measurements - Mixer Testing Part 1", Microwaves & RF, May 1997 pp. 143-150.
  9. L.P. Dunleavy, T. Weller, E.W. Grimes, and J. Culver, "Use Network and Spectrum Analysis for Mixer Measurements - Mixer Testing Part 2" Microwaves & RF, June 1997 pp. 71-78.
  10. Making Mixer Measurements, HP 8753D Network Analyzer User's Guide
  11. Hewlett-Packard Company, Fundamentals of RF and Microwave Noise Figure Measurements (HP Application Note 57-1)
  12. Application Note - "A Versatile Test Bench for Wireless RF/Microwave Component Characterizations", Microwave Journal, May 1998 p. 304
  13. Kellie Chong, "Understand Noise-Figure Measurements" Microwaves & RF, February 1994 pp. 91-96.
  14. L. P. Dunleavy, T. Weller, E.W. Grimes, and J. Culver, "Use Network And Spectrum Analysis For Mixer Measurements", Microwaves & RF, June 1997
Web site References:

  • The HP application notes can be obtained from Hewlett-Packard http://www.hp.com
  • For discussion forums and application notes visit RF Globalnet http://www.rfglobalnet.com

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