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Propagating Measurement Uncertainty to Microwave Amplifier Nonlinear Behavioral Models

Stant, Laurence T., Salter, Martin J., Ridler, Nick M., Williams, Dylan F. and Aaen, Peter H. (2018) Propagating Measurement Uncertainty to Microwave Amplifier Nonlinear Behavioral Models IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques.

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Abstract

We propagate for the first time correlated measurement uncertainties into a nonlinear behavioral model of a millimeter-wave amplifier. We make use of the National Institute of Standards and Technology Microwave Uncertainty Framework to evaluate the uncertainties in large-signal electromagnetic wave measurements of an amplifier, followed by the extraction of Xparameters using an industry standard algorithm. This extracted model is included as a component in a circuit simulator to evaluate gain and efficiency incorporating measurement uncertainty.

Item Type: Article
Divisions : Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences > Electronic Engineering
Authors :
NameEmailORCID
Stant, Laurence T.l.stant@surrey.ac.uk
Salter, Martin J.m.salter@surrey.ac.uk
Ridler, Nick M.
Williams, Dylan F.
Aaen, Peter H.p.aaen@surrey.ac.uk
Date : 30 November 2018
DOI : 10.1109/TMTT.2018.2881087
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Uncontrolled Keywords : Measurement uncertainty; Microwave amplifiers; Microwave measurement; Millimeter wave measurements; Millimeter wave transistors; Parameter extraction; Power amplifiers
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Depositing User : Clive Harris
Date Deposited : 05 Oct 2018 07:22
Last Modified : 12 Dec 2018 14:58
URI: http://epubs.surrey.ac.uk/id/eprint/849595

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