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.

Full 2-port VNA Calibration Math Explained

VNA MASTER CLASS: WEBINAR SERIES
November 10, 2021 1 PM EST
  • Review 12 Term error correction
  • Explain 2-port calibration and possible pitfalls
  • 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

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

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

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

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

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

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