VNA MASTER CLASS: WEBINAR SERIES

Copper Mountain Technologies’ VNA Master Class Webinar Series hosted by Design Engineering Manager Brian Walker, features high-level technical content regarding various aspects of VNA use. This series combines valuable RF theory with relevant measurement demonstrations to provide a complete understanding of complex topics. Viewer submitted questions are answered throughout each webinar.

Attaining the Best Metrological Accuracy for VNA Measurements

VNA MASTER CLASS: WEBINAR SERIES
Upcoming Webinar December 7, 2022, 2 PM ET
  • Examine sources of measurement and residual errors
  • Methods for mitigating systemic and random errors will be covered
  • Q & A

VNA Tests for 5G Automotive Applications

VNA MASTER CLASS: WEBINAR SERIES
Upcoming Webinar October 5, 2022, 10 AM ET
  • Address challenges of multiple RF systems in vehicles
  • Measurement solutions for mmWave radar
  • Q & A

The Metrology of VNA Measurements, Errors, and Uncertainties

VNA MASTER CLASS: WEBINAR SERIES
On-Demand Webinar August 17, 2022, 10 AM ET
  • Review Error Components
  • Discuss understanding the uncertainty of VNA measurements
  • Q & A

Balanced Measurements with a 2-Port VNA

VNA MASTER CLASS: WEBINAR SERIES
On-Demand Webinar June 8, 2022
  • Show options for using a 2-port VNA for balanced measurements
  • Great for cable testing in automotive industry
  • Q & A

Pulsed Mode Measurements

VNA MASTER CLASS: WEBINAR SERIES
On-Demand Webinar April 13, 2022
  • Measure high-power RF amplifiers
  • Utilize pulse measurements to effectively and accurately measure
  • Q & A

Non-Destructive Microwave Evaluation of Radome Performance

VNA MASTER CLASS: WEBINAR SERIES
On-Demand Webinar February 23, 2022
  • Presented by Compass Technology Group, experts in material measurement
  • More accurate diagnostic radome testing
  • Demostration of robotic system
  • Q & A

Full 2-port VNA Calibration Math Explained

VNA MASTER CLASS: WEBINAR SERIES
On-Demand Webinar November 10, 2021
  • Review 12 Term error correction
  • Explain 2-port calibration and possible pitfalls
  • Q & A

Time Domain Measurement and Time Domain Gating

VNA MASTER CLASS: WEBINAR SERIES
On-Demand Webinar September 16, 2021
  • Evaluate Return Loss over distance on a cable
  • Eliminate far-field reflections from an antenna using gating
  • Live demonstration
  • Q & A

Making mmWave Measurements with a VNA

VNA MASTER CLASS: WEBINAR SERIES
On-Demand Webinar July 14, 2021
  • Discuss principle architecture of the system
  • Applications for mmWave measurements
  • Live demonstration
  • Q & A

Full 1-Port VNA Calibration Math with Python Code

VNA MASTER CLASS: WEBINAR SERIES
On-Demand Webinar May 12, 2021
  • Simple Python code performed
  • Determine error codes
  • Calculate corrected data from raw data
  • Demonstration of results on a VNA
  • Q & A

Important VNA Performance Parameters

VNA MASTER CLASS: WEBINAR SERIES
On-Demand Webinar March 23, 2021
  • Review important VNA parameters
  • Learn how to compare VNAs by key parameters
  • Q&A

Materials Measurement at 5G Frequencies

VNA MASTER CLASS: WEBINAR SERIES
On-Demand Webinar January 20, 2021
  • Free space measurement description
  • Example measurements & dielectric calculation
  • Q & A

Effective Use of VNA “Channels” for Efficient Measurement and Analysis

VNA MASTER CLASS: WEBINAR SERIES
On-Demand Webinar December 15, 2020
  • Allocating traces vs allocating channels
  • Setting up multiple channels
  • Calibration
  • Demonstration of simultaneous frequency and power sweep
  • Q & A

VNA Calibration, Kits, Error Terms and Calculation

VNA MASTER CLASS: WEBINAR SERIES
On-Demand Webinar November 19, 2020
  • Examine one- and two-port calibration of VNAs
  • Discuss properties of SOLT Calibration Kits
  • Analyze one-port, three term error model
  • Analyze two-port, twelve term error model
  • Highlight the process for using more than three calibration standards for an over-determined calibration