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S-Parameter Master Class Part 1 with Eric Bogatin - Hands on Lab

Eric Bogatin  (Signal Integrity Evangelist , Teledyne LeCroy)

Location: Mission City M3

Date: Thursday, January 30

Time: 8:05 am - 8:45 am

Track: Sponsored Session

Vault Recording: TBD

Teledyne Lecroy

Do you deal with S-parameters or VNA measurements and don't have a clue what the results mean? Want to understand how to interpret the ripples you see in your S-parameters? Need to measure S-parameters but not sure how to start? Curious to see what the TDR response of your interconnect is but limited by the VNA in your lab? This is the workshop for you.

This is a hands on workshop. Bring your PC laptop so you can play along with the examples. Download and install the free WavePulser 40iX software from here before you come to the workshop. In Part One we will look at how to interpret the return loss and insertion loss of uniform interconnects and interconnects with discontinuities using TDR. With 4-ports, we will see how to interpret the S-parameters and TDR response to also measure near and far end cross talk and the location of enhanced coupling.

*The actual .s2p and .s4p files from the measurements we do in the workshop will be given out so all participants can play along on their computers. The free software can be used to look at your own touchstone files you bring to the workshop. Time will be available after the workshop as a clinic to meet with our experts to help you analyze and interpret your own S-parameters.