US Patent No. 10,962,587

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR MICROWAVE MIXER PHASE RESPONSE MEASUREMENT


Patent No. 10,962,587
Issue Date March 30, 2021
Title Method And System For Microwave Mixer Phase Response Measurement
Inventorship Daniil Frolov, Aurora, IL (US)
Akim Babenko, Boulder, CO (US)
Assignee FERMI RESEARCH ALLIANCE, LLC, Batavia, IL (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,962,587

1. A system comprising:an analyzer connected to a radio frequency port of a device under test wherein said device under test comprises a mixer;
an additional external device connected to said analyzer via a radio frequency port of said additional external device, and connected to said device under test, wherein said additional external device comprises an additional mixer;
a local oscillator connected to a local oscillator port of said device under test and a local oscillator port of said additional external device, via a power divider; and
a first switch connecting said device under test to a second switch, a third switch connecting the additional external device to the second switch, wherein the second switch connects the first switch and the third switch to a vector voltmeter.