The Multiple-N-Method for the Calibration of Vector Network Analyzer

Ilona Rolfes, Burkhard Schiek

Proceedings of the Conference on Precision Electromagnetic Measurement (CPEM 2002), pp. 134-135, Ottawa, Kanada, June 17-21, 2002


The multiple-N-method is a new self-calibration technique for vector network analyzers. N represents a reciprocal, reflection symmetrical network. In contrast to the TRL-method (Through Reflect Line), the calibration circuits of the multiple-N-method are of equal length. Like the TRL-method, the multiple-N-method only needs three calibration circuits.

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