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White papers provide essential updates on developments within communications and networking. These research-based and expert-composed publications offer leaders in the industry concrete and useful information on which to base future decisions. These papers, featuring the latest technologies and products, are available for free download to members and communications technology enthusiasts alike thanks to the support of our sponsors.

Accelerating Test Challenges Impact Quality

Tighter product tolerances, manufacturing complexity, and more demanding specifications make product quality harder to achieve and harder to test. Ensure your product meets its design specifications through accurate test, and reduce your risk and costs. Read the ABC’s of test accuracy and how to improve yield and reduce risk.

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Learn How to Enable a New Era of Manufacturing Intelligence with Industry 4.0

Make smart factories smart - use data analytics to maximize throughput, minimize downtime, and reduce expenses. Build a successful smart factory with Keysight’s Pathwave Analytics, an Industry 4.0-ready solution. Learn how to harness Industry 4.0 to make your factories smarter through this white paper.

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What You Need to Know to Launch 5G NR Products

As 5G accelerates to commercialization, preparing for pre-conformance and conformance tests is critical. 5G NR introduces new test challenges due to incomplete tests requirements, new mmWave operating bands, more complex tests, and standards that continue to evolve.

Prepare for 5G New Radio Conformance Test Challenges outlines how to plan for 5G NR conformance and device acceptance testing.

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The Increasing Importance of Increasing Ports

Switch-based multi-port test solutions that require significant setup and calibration still fall short of the measurement performance required for modern, multiport device characterization. Learn why engineers are moving to vector network analyzers built for multiport characterization.

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The TestOps Manifesto. A Blueprint for Connected, Agile Design and Test

Agile software development profoundly transformed software development in the 1900s. Far more than a process; Agile created a new way to work.

Today, a similar transformation is happening in test and measurement. TestOps is an innovative approach to product design and test which improves workflow efficiency and speeds product time to market.

Learn more about TestOps and how to accelerate your product development workflow.

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Education & Research Resources for Success

Keysight just released a comprehensive USB drive with the latest educational resources to help you succeed in your classroom and lab. Get over 200 technical items such as applications notes, technical briefs, links to videos and webinars. Topics include: materials research, test and measurement science, software and much more. Don’t miss out on this must-have educational tool. Please note: This offer is only available in the United States and Canada.

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Build 5G Networks and Systems with Software-Defined Radio

Download the latest edition of NI’s Wireless Research Handbook, which includes research examples from around the world and across a wide range of advanced wireless research topics. This comprehensive look at next-generation wireless systems will offer you a more in-depth view of how prototyping can enhance research results.

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DesignCon 2019 Keysight Education Forum (KEF) Sessions

Watch all 8 KEF sessions from the convenience of your desk. Get complimentary access to the materials that made KEF a huge success. See what the industry's leading experts presented and learn about the latest challenges and solutions in high-speed digital
technology.

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What Does 5G Mean in 2019?

Every year, the wireless community gathers at Mobile World Congress to get a glimpse at the latest cellular technology. This year was notable for all of the new innovations and progress being made on 5G.

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Enabling and Understanding Internet of Things Technology

IoT applications have a wide variety of individual requirements.

With the IoT space rapidly growing and spanning into diverse application areas, there are numerous requirements that will be hard for a single technology to address, and while progress is being made, there are still questions on how fast chipset manufacturers will develop new technologies to support various vertical market’s needs and requirements.

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Application Note: Pulsed Noise Figure Measurements

Download this application note to discover information on how to perform noise figure measurements under pulsed or bursted conditions with spectrum analyzers and noise sources. Readers will learn about the capabilities of the Rohde & Schwarz FSW signal and spectrum analyzer to perform this measurement.

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Modeling RF Power Amplifiers and Increasing Transmitter Linearity with DPD

In this paper, we discuss the challenges around RF power amplifier design with a focus on RF imperfections as well as a workflow for modeling and simulating PAs and digital predistortion algorithms (DPDs) using MATLAB® and Simulink®. These tools let you rapidly develop ideas, validate designs, and build robust RF systems.

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Tips for Better Signal Generator Measurements

Learn best practices to leverage the capabilities of your signal generator for the most accurate measurements. Download 9 Best Practices for Optimizing Your Signal Generator.

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Reduce Your Test Development Time, Increase Throughput and Improve the Accuracy of Your Test Systems

There is a growing trend across all industries to design feature-rich products. You need to thoroughly test your product while meeting market windows and project deadlines. Learn how a data acquisition system could help you achieve all of these goals in this Ebook entitled, Four Things to Consider When Using a DAQ as a Data Logger.

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Download Your Oscilloscope Tips Poster

Quickly master your oscilloscope controls with the “Today’s Oscilloscope Education Poster.” Whether you’re a student or working in a design lab, you can stick up this poster as a quick reference guide. Get easy access to tips on correctly setting up your measurements, understanding your oscilloscope’s front panel, and using shortcuts for your controls. Make your oscilloscope measurements with confidence.

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Energy Research User Handbook

Prototypes and testbeds to validate the energy solutions of tomorrow.

A select set of examples curated to show how researchers and industrial partners are changing the way we produce and consume energy. See what is possible by leveraging the NI platform. Featured in the handbook are renewables, nuclear, condition monitoring, fusion, tidal, wind and photovoltaics.

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Outphasing, Envelope & Doherty Transmitter Test & Measurement

Register to download this AppNote and learn more about energy efficiency of RF Frontends.

Energy efficiency of RF Frontends, especially transmitters, continues to grain greater prominence. Learn more in the AppNote.

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Ensuring IoT Devices Communicate Reliably

IoT coexistence testing is imperative for stable and reliable communication. Review the main steps to ensure an IoT device works in its intended environment.

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Antenna Functionality: The Basics

This white paper discusses basic antenna functionality, from Hertz’s Antenna model to the fundamentals of wave propagation.

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Academic Research Handbook

Researchers are driving time-critical, ambitious innovation while addressing grand engineering challenges in the broad areas of transportation, wireless communications, medicine, energy and climate change.

This handbook shares insights and best practices from the global research community and showcases novel research.

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Thunderbolt™ 3 and USB Type-C: Testing in the Fast Lane

This paper delves into the emerging test and measurement challenges at a time when signaling frequency and data speed continue to rise in both Thunderbolt™ and USB 3.1 interconnect domains. It will also present viable solutions for testing and validating high-speed serial bus designs built around Thunderbolt and USB Type-C cabling standards.

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The ABCs of 5G NR Standards

Are you current on the new 5G NR standards and what is coming?

Download this eBook to understand the basics of 5G New Radio standards.

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3GPP Release 16: Study Items and Road Map

Download 3GPP Release 16: Study Items and Road Map to learn how Release 16 will shape 5G technological innovations and developments in 2019.

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Know Your Antenna, Trust Your System

The first step is periodic antenna calibration that’s SI-traceable and standards-compliant. Explore this idea and more in our new white paper. From radios to radar and EMI/EMC testing, learn how to ensure the ongoing performance of your antennas.

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Prepare for DDR5 Test Challenges

DDR memory chip technology has progressed through two generations in the past 10 years, and the next generation is currently being defined. Each of these generations improved in speed, efficiency, and memory capacity. Don't get left behind—stay up to date on the DDR memory challenges that lie ahead!

Download the “DDR Memory – Test Challenges from DDR3 to DDR4 and DDR5” white paper to get tips on testing and learn about the latest test equipment.

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Efficiently Generate Waveforms with 4 Tips from Our Experts

Generating signals to characterize, test or troubleshoot electrical designs or systems can be tedious and time-consuming.  So, our experts documented four tips to help you efficiently generate simple or complex waveforms.  One tip even describes how to create multi-tone signals to test a device's immunity to noise under real operation.

Please note, this offer is only available for customers in the United States and Canada.

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Superposition vs. True-Balanced: What’s Required for Your Signal Integrity Application

Signal integrity applications commonly utilize balanced/differential transmission lines that are typically characterized using vector network analyzers (VNAs). This white paper offers guidance to signal integrity designers on the differences between the superposition and true-balanced approaches and which one may best fit their need.

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Get Updated Network Analysis Measurement Science Poster

This complimentary poster was just updated to guide you through the essentials on network analysis measurement science including S-parameters basics. It also includes common measurement applications and practical everyday tips. Develop accurate, dependable network analyzer-based test systems achieving high throughput, repeatability and reliability with the right balance of speed and performance.

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Learn the Fundamentals of EMC Pre-Compliance

EMC compliance testing is not only important but required of all electronic devices before it can be brought to market. This ensures that your device does not interfere with the behavior of other surrounding electronic devices and is also not susceptible to interference. Learn how to avoid design rework by proofreading your device with EMC pre-compliance testing to ensure you stay on schedule.

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Remember the Basics on mmWave Measurements

The exceptional measurement performance of millimeter-wave instruments can be compromised if you miss the fundamental practices of good measurements.

It is essential to follow proper connector procedures to make accurate, repeatable measurements. Download the eBook to learn how you can take full advantage of your measurement equipment.

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Make your DDR4 Design Distortion-Proof

With increasing switching speeds and lower supply voltage, DDR memory design engineers are challenged by the distorting effects of noise and jitter. It becomes very difficult to meet the ultra-low standard BER requirements.

A new statistical simulation approach extracts the jitter model from the voltage noise. Read more.

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Radar Waveforms for A&D and Automotive Radar

Download this white paper to see a detailed review of radar waveforms for aerospace and defense and commercial radar systems, as well as commercial radar sensors such as those used in automotive safety applications. Readers will learn about pulse and pulse-Doppler signal, continuous wave and frequency shift keying waveforms.

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How to Create Arbitrary Waveforms without Programming

Creating arbitrary waveforms is easier than you might think. You don’t need to write code to generate a waveform and upload it to your function/arbitrary waveform generator, and you don’t need tediously learn how to use complex waveform software. Learn how to easily create your own arbitrary waveforms without programming!

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How to Create Arbitrary Waveforms without Programming

Creating arbitrary waveforms is easier than you might think. You don’t need to write code to generate a waveform and upload it to your function/arbitrary waveform generator, and you don’t need tediously learn how to use complex waveform software. Learn how to easily create your own arbitrary waveforms without programming!

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Confidently Characterize mmWave Devices

It’s easy to underestimate the challenges of network analysis at millimeter-wave frequencies. Follow these hints to optimize your measurements for ease, accuracy, and repeatability. Download ebook Now.

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A Comprehensive How-To Guide on PCIe Gen-4 System-Level Simulations

PCI-Express Gen-4 designs have become very diverse, and tuning parameters for active components have multiplied. This paper will help you navigate through the design challenges with a how-to guide for defining, executing, and analyzing system-level simulations including PCIe Gen-4 Root Complex, Repeater, and End Point. Download now.

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DesignCon 2018 Keysight Education Forum (KEF) Sessions

Watch all 8 KEF sessions from the convenience of your desk. Get complimentary access to the materials that made KEF a huge success.  See what the industry's leading experts presented and learn about the latest challenges and solutions in high-speed digital technology. Get all 8 session papers & videos.

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