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Fundamentals of RF and Microwave Noise Figure (AN 57-1)
This 32-page, black-and-white application note providesinformation on RF and Microwave noise figure measurementts. Topics include noise figure and temperature, noise characteristics of two-port networks, and the measurement of noise figure.
Application Note 2010-08-05
Noise Figure Measurement Accuracy - The Y-Factor Method - Application Note
Noise figure is a key performance parameter in many RF systems. This application note covers many topics related to noise figure measurements including the Y-factor method.
Application Note 2013-04-12
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Noise Power Ratio Measurements Using Agilent E2507B/E2508A Communications Signal Simulator (PN E2507B & PN E2508A)
The NPR measurement requires a stimulus source to generate conditioned noise and a measurement receiver to analyze the changes in the noise after it passes through the device under test. This Product Note shows how the Agilent E2507B or E2508A Multi-format Communications Signal Simulator...
Application Note 2000-08-01
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