Transmission-line Measurements

  • C. W. Davidson
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Abstract

Traditionally many transmission-line measurements have been based on steady-state sinusoidal excitation. In such measurements of standing-wave ratio or reflection coefficient a comparison is made between the transmitted wave and the sum of the reflected waves. However, in a system with more than one discontinuity it is not possible to discriminate between the various components of the reflected wave, so that it is difficult to interpret the results of the measurement.

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© C. W. Davidson 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • C. W. Davidson
    • 1
  1. 1.Heriot-Watt UniversityUK

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