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Spectrum Analysis Basics - Application Note 150

Agilent's most popular application note, Spectrum Analysis Basics, has been updated.App Note 150

This application note explains the fundamentals of swept-tuned, superheterodyne spectrum analyzers and discusses the latest advances in spectrum analyzer capabilities, including real-time analysis. Chapter topics include:

  • Spectrum analyzer fundamentals
  • Digital IF overview
  • Amplitude and frequency accuracy
  • Sensitivity and noise
  • Dynamic range
  • Control and data transfer
  • Modern signal analyzers

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Spectrum Analysis Basics - Application Note 
This application note (also known as AN 150) explains the fundamentals of swept-tuned, superheterodyne spectrum analyzers and discusses the latest advances in spectrum analyzer capabilities.

Application Note 2014-02-25