Signal Generators (Vector Signal Generators - VSG)

Vector signal generator solutions from Texas Instruments


Signal generators, or vector signal generators (VSGs), are used in a wide variety of applications including cellular communications, Wi-Fi, WiMAX, GPS, satellite communication, radar and electronic warfare.

TIs reference designs demonstrate high performance, low power, integrated frequency generation used in vector signal generators. TI designs also explain how to introduce various high performance amplifiers, high speed data converters and clock generators in high performance vector signal generators.

TI’s high speed converters with superior linearity, low noise, crosstalk and TI DSPs are best suited to implement the creation of baseband signal in the vector signal generators. TI’s low noise, wideband, integrated frequency synthesizers are a great choice for local oscillator generation and best suited for today’s vectors signal generators with stringent spectral purity (Phase noise, harmonics, spurs, etc.) performance requirement. TI’s ultra-low noise jitter programmable clock oscillators are an ideal choice to provide reference clock to these synthesizers. TI also offers precise power management solutions for all VSG form factor variants (benchtop, handheld and modular).

Application notes & user guides

Application Notes (7)

Title Abstract Type Size (KB) Date Views
HTM 9 KB 08 Jun 2008 690
HTM 8 KB 26 Jul 2005 173
HTM 8 KB 24 May 2004 2245
HTM 9 KB 02 Feb 2004 359
HTM 8 KB 02 Oct 2000 114
HTM 8 KB 02 Oct 2000 209
HTM 8 KB 02 Oct 2000 212

Selection & solution guides

Selection Guides (3)

Title Abstract Type Size (KB) Date Views
PDF 974 KB 10 Nov 2015 664
PDF 1.14 MB 04 Nov 2015 1095
PDF 1.69 MB 17 Sep 2012 304

Solution Guides (1)

Title Abstract Type Size (KB) Date Views
PDF 2.31 MB 28 Oct 2014 3220

Product bulletin & white papers

Product Bulletin (2)

Title Abstract Type Size (MB) Date Views
PDF 228 KB 09 Jun 2011 380
PDF 208 KB 25 Apr 2011 665

White Papers (3)

Title Abstract Type Size (MB) Date Views
PDF 562 KB 21 Dec 2010 503
PDF 423 KB 09 Nov 2010 1062
PDF 180 KB 26 Oct 2009 239

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