5. Glossary

Here is the key to many of the abbreviations used throughout this document:
ADC Analog-to-Digital Converter
AUT Amplifier Under Test
CW Continuous Wave
DANL Displayed Average Noise Level
DSB Double Sideband
DUT Device Under Test
ENR Excess Noise Ratio
ESD Electrostatic Discharge
GSG Ground-Signal-Ground
IF Intermediate Frequency
IM Intermodulation
IMD Intermodulation Distortion
ISS Impedance Standard Substrate
NA Network Analyzer
NF Noise Figure
NFM Noise Figure Meter
RBW Resolution Bandwidth
RFC RF Choke Inductor
SA Spectrum Analyzer
SG Signal Generator
SNA Scalar Network Analyzer
SNR Signal-to-Noise Ratio
SOLT Short-Open-Load-Thru
SSB Single Sideband
TOI Third-Order Intercept
TRL Thru-Reflect-Line
TRM Thru-Reflect-Match
VBW Video Bandwidth
VNA Vector Network Analyzer
VSWR Voltage Standing Wave Ratio
YIG Yitrium Iron Garnet

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