Article | October 4, 2013

Spectrum Analyzer Fundamentals – Theory And Operation Of Modern Spectrum Analyzers

Source: Rohde & Schwarz GmbH & Co. KG
Representation of signals in the time and frequency domains.

Spectrum analyzers serve as an essential RF test tool used to characterize signals and make frequency measurements. This primer includes information on the basics of spectrum analysis, nonlinear devices under test (DUTs), crest factor and complementary cumulative distribution functions (CCDF), phase noise measurements, and mixers and mixer measurements.