Industry White Paper

Challenges of 5G FR2 RF Power Amplifier Testing

July 01, 2023 by Rohde & Schwarz
Topics Covered
  • Measurement Challenges
  • Test Setup
  • Device Description
  • Measurement Results

Application Note Overview 

An ever-increasing requirement for data on mobile networks, driven by a myriad of applications from HD video on the move to autonomous vehicles and Industrial IOT, means a part of the new 5G network is to be deployed at mmWave frequencies.

In this application note, we will introduce some of the main challenges in test and measurement of a device at these frequencies. Next, we will also include testing of a 26-28GHz pioneer band dual channel amplifier evaluation module using 5G NR test waveforms.