Title

High-Performance and Cost-Effective Time-Domain TRL Calibration Technique for High-Speed PWC Characterization and Qualification

Abstract

In this paper, the time-domain Thru-Reflect-Line (t-TRL) calibration up to now limited to VNA measurement is introduced. To validate this technique, two stripline TRL test vehicles were designed and measured by two different TDR instruments. The t-TRL calibration is applied to the recorded TDR/TDT waveforms and the calibrated S-parameters are achieved. We will show the excellent agreement up to 25 GHz between the t-TRL and VNA TRL data. The combine use of time-domain measurement and t-TRL calibration technique provides a simple and cost-effective characterization and qualification method for high-speed Printed Wired Circuit interconnect structure.

Meeting Name

DesignCon 2009 (2009: Feb. 2-5, Santa Clara, CA)

Department(s)

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Keywords and Phrases

Calibration Techniques; High-Speed; Interconnect Structures; TDR/TDT; Test Vehicle; Thru Reflect Lines; Time Domain; Time Domain Measurement; TRL Calibration; Wave Forms; Calibration; Cost Effectiveness; Scattering Parameters; Time Domain Analysis

International Standard Book Number (ISBN)

9781615670499

Document Type

Article - Conference proceedings

Document Version

Citation

File Type

text

Language(s)

English

Rights

© 2009 UBM Electronics, All rights reserved.

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