This online course provides a comprehensive introduction to vector network analyzers (VNAs), which are one of the most widely used instruments in RF and microwave engineering. A series of video demonstrations is included as well as a review quiz to test knowledge and understanding.
What you will learn
Network analyzers and architecture
Error-correction and calibration methods
Multiport and balanced device measurements
Group delay measurements
RF and microwave amplifier measurements
Time-domain reflectometry (TDR) measurements
This online RF and microwave course is ideal for new entrants to the field of RF and microwave engineering that need to quickly get up to speed with VNAs. It is also suitable for engineers and technicians working RF industry but with knowledge gaps that need to be filled.
Recent Graduates and Interns
RF and Microwave Engineers and Technicians
Although there are no formal prerequisites for the course, an ability to absorb and understand technical concepts is essential together with a desire to learn more about the topics covered. A technical background is desirable in order to derive maximum benefit from the course.
Time to Complete
Approx. 4 hrs
Unlimited individual access to all course content on-demand 24/7 for 180 days
181 minutes of focused video content
9 modules covering a range of essential VNA and measurement topics
48 individual video lessons
Quiz questions to test your learning and progress
Downloadable supporting materials and applications notes
Certificate of Achievement issued by TTA on completion (PDF)
IEEE Certificate of Completion issued by IEEE on completion (PDF)
0.40 IEEE Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
4.0 IEEE Professional Development Hours (PDHs)
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Certificate of Achievement – Included
Successfully completing all of the course modules and quizzes results in the award of a Certificate of Achievement. A high-resolution PDF certificate file will be emailed to you shortly after completing the course.
IEEE Certificate of Completion – Included
This course has been approved by the IEEE for the quality of its technical content and adherence to the IEEE’s strict criteria for educational excellence. Successfully completing all of the course modules and quizzes results in the award of an IEEE Certificate of Completion (PDF) with 0.4 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) and 4.0 Professional Development Hours (PDHs) and demonstrates your continuing professional development.
9 modules – 48 video lessons – 181 mins video
100% No-Risk Guarantee
We want you to be satisfied with this course and therefore offer a 100% no-risk refund guarantee. To receive a full refund, all we ask is that refund requests are made within 30 days of starting a course and that you have viewed no more than 25% of the video content.
Includes 180 days unlimited individual on-demand access to all course content