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PNA Application Notes and Papers

Question asked by odanzy Employee on Mar 8, 2006
Latest reply on Jan 31, 2007 by mkawasaki
For anyone that is interested, I have compiled a list of application notes that relate to the PNA.  Please see below:

PNA Application Notes and White Papers     

AN1408-1 Mixer Transmission Measurements using the FCA
http://cp.literature.agilent.com/litweb/pdf/5988-8642EN.pdf

AN1408-2 Mixer Conversion-Loss and Group-Delay Measurement Techniques and Comparisons
http://cp.literature.agilent.com/litweb/pdf/5988-9619EN.pdf

AN1408-3 Improving Measurement and Calibration Accuracy Using the Frequency Converter Application
http://cp.literature.agilent.com/litweb/pdf/5988-9642EN.pdf

AN1408-7 Amplifier Linear & Gain Measurements
http://cp.literature.agilent.com/litweb/pdf/5988-8644EN.pdf

AN1408-8 Amplifier Swept-Harmonic Measurements
http://cp.literature.agilent.com/litweb/pdf/5988-9473EN.pdf

AN1408-9 Amplifier Intermodulation-Distortion Measurements
http://cp.literature.agilent.com/litweb/pdf/5988-9474EN.pdf

AN1408-10 Recommendations for Testing High Power Amplifiers
http://cp.literature.agilent.com/litweb/pdf/5989-1349EN.pdf

AN1408-11 Accurate Pulsed Measurements
http://cp.literature.agilent.com/litweb/pdf/5989-0563EN.pdf

AN1408-12 Pulsed-RF S-Parameter Measurements Using Wideband and Narrowband Detection
http://cp.literature.agilent.com/litweb/pdf/5989-4839EN.pdf

AN 1408-13 Introduction to Application Development
http://cp.literature.agilent.com/litweb/pdf/5980-2666EN.pdf

AN1408-14 Using the PNA Series to Analyze Lightwave Components
http://cp.literature.agilent.com/litweb/pdf/5989-3385EN.pdf

AN1408-15 Banded Millimeter-Wave Measurements with the PNA
http://cp.literature.agilent.com/litweb/pdf/5989-4098EN.pdf

AN1408-16 Power Added Efficiency with the PNA-X
http://cp.literature.agilent.com/litweb/pdf/5989-7293EN.pdf

AN1408-17 Making Accurate IMD Measurements with the PNA-X Network Analyzer
http://cp.literature.agilent.com/litweb/pdf/5989-7265EN.pdf

AN1408-18 Measuring Group Delay of Frequency Converters with Embedded Local Oscillators
http://cp.literature.agilent.com/litweb/pdf/5989-7385EN.pdf

AN1408-19 High Power Amplifier Measurements using Agilent’s NVNA
http://cp.literature.agilent.com/litweb/pdf/5990-5039EN.pdf

AN1408-20 High Accuracy Noise Figure Measurements Using the PNA-X Series Network Analyzer
http://cp.literature.agilent.com/litweb/pdf/5990-5800EN.pdf

AN1408-21Active-Device Characterization in Pulsed Operation Using the PNA-X
http://cp.literature.agilent.com/litweb/pdf/5990-7781EN.pdf

Reducing Measurement Times and Improving Economic Competitiveness in Antenna and RCS Applications
http://cp.literature.agilent.com/litweb/pdf/5990-7035EN.pdf

AN1287-11 Specifying Cal Stds & Kits for Agilent Network Analyzers
http://cp.literature.agilent.com/litweb/pdf/5989-4840EN.pdf

Basics of Measuring the Dielectric Properties of Materials
http://cp.literature.agilent.com/litweb/pdf/5989-2589EN.pdf

Split Post Dielectric Resonators for Dielectric Measurements of Substrates
http://cp.literature.agilent.com/litweb/pdf/5989-5384EN.pdf

On-Wafer Calibration Using a 4-port, 20 GHz PNA-L Network Analyzer (N5230A Option 240/245)
http://cp.literature.agilent.com/litweb/pdf/5989-2287EN.pdf

Calibrating Standards for In-Fixture Device Characterization (White Paper)
http://cp.literature.agilent.com/litweb/pdf/5989-3245EN.pdf

User Characterization: New electronic calibration feature allows users to customize to specific needs  (White Paper)
http://cp.literature.agilent.com/litweb/pdf/5988-9478EN.pdf

Electronic vs. Mechanical Calibration kits: Calibration methods and accuracy  (White Paper)
http://cp.literature.agilent.com/litweb/pdf/5988-9477EN.pdf

Triggering the PNA for Antenna Measurements (White Paper)
http://cp.literature.agilent.com/litweb/pdf/5988-9518EN.pdf

Pulsed Measurements using the PNA series (White Paper)
http://we.home.agilent.com/upload/cmc_upload/5988-9480EN.pdf

Novel Method for vector mixer characterization and Mixer test system vector error correction (White Paper)
http://cp.literature.agilent.com/litweb/pdf/5988-7826EN.pdf

Measuring Absolute Group Delay of Multistage Converters Using PNA Microwave Network Analyzers (White Paper)
http://cp.literature.agilent.com/litweb/pdf/5989-0219EN.pdf

Comparison of Mixer Characterization using New Vector Characterization Techniques (White Paper)
http://cp.literature.agilent.com/litweb/pdf/5988-7827EN.pdf

Antenna and RCS Configurations (White Paper)   
http://cp.literature.agilent.com/litweb/pdf/5989-0220EN.pdf

Pulsed Measurements Using Narrowband Detection and a Standard PNA Series Network Analyzer (White Paper)
http://cp.literature.agilent.com/litweb/pdf/5988-9480EN.pdf 

Utilizing TDR and VNA Data to Develop 4-port Frequency Dependent Models (White Paper)
http://cp.literature.agilent.com/litweb/pdf/5989-0638EN.pdf

Advanced Measurements and Modeling of Differential Devices (White Paper)
http://cp.literature.agilent.com/litweb/pdf/5989-4518EN.pdf

Ultra-Low Impedance Measurements Using 2-Port Measurements (White Paper)
http://cp.literature.agilent.com/litweb/pdf/5989-5935EN.pdf

Backplane Differential Channel Microprobe Characterization in Time and Frequency Domains (White Paper)
http://cp.literature.agilent.com/litweb/pdf/5989-3248EN.pdf

Radar Measurements (Application Note)
http://cp.literature.agilent.com/litweb/pdf/5989-7575EN.pdf

Antenna Test (Selection Guide/Configurations)
http://cp.literature.agilent.com/litweb/pdf/5968-6759E.pdf

Updated: 06/29/2011  

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