Deciding Between Mixers and Multipliers/Dividers (.PDF Download)

Nov. 23, 2016

Many applications translate frequencies higher or lower in various ways, such as via frequency mixers, frequency multipliers, and frequency dividers. These components take different approaches to transform the frequencies of signals and their modulation content from their inputs to their outputs, but are they interchangeable? When does it make more sense to use a mixer rather than a multiplier or divider?...

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