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X-Parameters

NVNA Nonlinear Measurements and ADS Simulation and DesignAgilent's X-parameters* functionality can help you overcome a key challenge in RF engineering, namely that of nonlinear impedance differences, harmonic mixing, and nonlinear reflection effects that occur when components are cascaded under large signal operating conditions. X-parameters help solve this complex cascading problem: if you measure the X-parameters of a set of components individually, you can calculate the X-parameters and hence the nonlinear transfer function of any cascade made from them. Calculations based on X-parameters are usually performed within a harmonic balance simulator environment.

Use the tabs below to locate technical resources on the development and use of X-parameters, as well as information on Related Products and Solution Partners.

See Measurement Solution Example: X-Parameter Measurements

X-parameters" is a trademark of Agilent Technologies, Inc. The X-parameters format and underlying equations are open and documented. For more information on the use of this trademark, refer to X-parameters Open Documentation, Trademark Usage & Partnerships.

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A Practical Approach to Verifying RFICs with Fast Mismatch Analysis 
Originally broadcast October 28, 2010

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Agilent EEsof EDA at European Microwave Week 2011 
Europe's Premier Microwave, RF, Wireless and Radar Event. The week provides an opportunity for both academia and industry to consider the latest trends and developments that are widening the field of application of microwaves.

Seminar Materials 2011-10-28

 
Agilent EEsof EDA Customer Education and Services 
Brief overview of Agilent EEsof EDA Customer Education and Services.

Training Materials 2010-08-11

 
Antenna Design Automation with Scripting and Parameterized EM Analysis Webcast 
Original broadcast February 7, 2013

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Beyond CMOS vs. GaAs – Finding the Best Technology Mix for a Handset PA Webcast 
Original broadcast June 13, 2013

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Design of a 8 Watt, High efficiency X-band Power PHEMT Amplifier 
Originally broadcast March 16, 2010

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Designing Custom RF and Analog Filters through Direct Synthesis Webcast 
Original broadcast August 1, 2013

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Designing with 4G Modulated Signals for Optimized Multi-standard Transceiver ICs Webcast 
Original broadcast October 3, 2013

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Discrete Oscillator Design Tools and Techniques Webcast 
Original broadcast Sept. 16, 2010

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Fast Characterization of Power Amplifier Performance with Modulated Signals 
Original broadcast Apr 5, 2012

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GaN on SiC: RFMD High Power Doherty Design, Modeling & Measurement Webcast 
Original broadcast March 7, 2013

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IMS 2013 (IEEE MTT-S) – Connect, Expert to Expert, at Agilent Avenue 
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Innovations in EDA: Accurate Modeling of GaAs & GaN HEMT’s for Nonlinear Applications Webcast 
Original broadcast May 7, 2013

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Innovations in EDA: Applying the Latest Technologies to MMIC Design 
Original broadcast Nov 11, 2010

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Innovations in EDA: X-Parameter* Case Study: GaN High Power Amplifier (HPA) Design 
Originally broadcast Jan 11, 2011

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Innovations in EDA: Accelerating Radar/EW System Design using Wideband Virtual Scenarios Webcast 
Original broadcast April 4, 2013

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Innovations in EDA: Freescale’s Power Amplifier Design Methodology Innovations Webcast 
Original broadcast January 10, 2013

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Innovations in EDA: High Performance Digital Pre-Distortion (DPD) for Wideband Systems 
Original broadcast Sept 1, 2011

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Innovations in EDA: How to Make Your Designs More Robust 
Original broadcast July 28, 2011

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Innovations in EDA: IC, Laminate, Package Multi-Technology PA Module Design Methodology 
Original broadcast August 2, 2012

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Innovations in EDA: Memory Effects in RF Circuits: Manifestations and Simulation 
Originally broadcast Feb 3, 2011

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International Microwave Symposium (IMS) 2014 
June 1-16, 2014; Tampa Bay, Florida

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Power Amplifier Design with X-Parameter* Power Transistor Models  
Original broadcast September 6, 2012

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RF Power Amplifier Design Series - Part 2: End-to-End Design and Simulation of Handset PA Modules 
Original broadcast Mar 1, 2012

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RF Power Amplifier Design Series: Part 4 - RF Module Design using Amalfi CMOS PA 
Original broadcast November 15, 2012

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