Six-Port Interferometric Technique for Accurate $W$ -Band Phase-Noise Measurements

@article{Tatu2008SixPortIT,
  title={Six-Port Interferometric Technique for Accurate \$W\$ -Band Phase-Noise Measurements},
  author={S. O. Tatu and Emilia Moldovan and Sofi{\`e}ne Affes and Bouraima Boukari and Ke Wu and R. G. Bosisio},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques},
  year={2008},
  volume={56},
  pages={1372-1379}
}
An innovative six-port (SP) phase-noise measurement technique for millimeter-wave high-power sources is proposed in this paper. Simulation results using a 94-GHz rectangular waveguide SP circuit model validates the measurement principle for both millimeter-wave oscillators and amplifiers. Phase-noise measurement results of a 100-W extended interaction Klystron amplifier are presented and discussed. Compared to conventional methods, this new method allows accurate low-cost phase-noise… CONTINUE READING
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