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Compute Low-Frequency Parameters of Resistive Attenuators with Three DC-Resistance Measurements (.PDF Download)

While a network analyzer is normally used to measure attenuator characteristics, all low-frequency attenuator parameters may be derived from just three measurements of dc resistance. Figure 1 shows the tee (T) representation of the attenuator; note that the pi (π) representation can also be used, but requires more complex calculations...

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