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4.1: Introduction

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    At microwave frequencies it is almost never possible to measure voltage and current directly and so it is not possible to measure \(z\) and \(y\) parameters, and most other network parameters, directly. However \(S\) parameters are easy to measure as they are based on power flow and instead of relying on short and open circuit terminations, their definitions require matched loads which minimize reflections and also ensure that circuits are stable.


    This page titled 4.1: Introduction is shared under a CC BY-NC license and was authored, remixed, and/or curated by Michael Steer.

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