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    Andrew Christianson - Engineer, US Navy

    Education

    BSEE - Purdue University, 2005
    Ph.D. - Purdue University, 2010

    Research

    Measurement and characterization of passive intermodulation distortion.

     

    Publications

    Journal Articles

    [1] J. Henrie, A. Christianson, W. J. Chappell, "Prediction of Passive Intermodulation From Coaxial Connectors in Microwave Networks," IEEE Trans. on Microwave Theory and Tech., vol. 56, no.1, pp. 209-216, Jan. 2008.

    [2] A. Christianson; J.J. Henrie; and W.J. Chappel, "Higher Order Intermodulation Product Measurement of Passive Components," IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol. 56, no.7, pp.1729-1736, July 2008.

    [3] J. Henrie, A. Christianson, W. J. Chappell, "Linear-nonlinear interaction's effect on the power dependence of nonlinear distortion products," Applied Physics Letters, vol. 94, 114101 (2009), DOI:10.1063/1.3098068.

    [4] J. J. Henrie, A. J. Christianson, and W. J. Chappell, “Linear-Nonlinear Interaction and Passive Intermodulation Distortion”, IEEE Trans. on Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol. 58, no. 5, pp. 1230-1237, May 2010.

    Conference Papers

    [1] W. J. Chappell, A. Christianson, and J. Henrie, "Nonlinear Measurements of High Power Passive Components for Differentiation of Passive Intermodulation Sources," Gov. Microsystems and Critical Technologies Conf., Orlando, Fl., March 2007.

    [2] A. Christianson, J. Henrie, and W.J. Chappell, "Ultrasensitive Broadband Passive Intermodulation Measurement Techniques," Proceedings of Government Microcircuit Applications and Critical Technology Conference 08 (GOMACTech08), Las Vegas, NV, March 2008.

    [3] A. Christianson, J. Henrie, and W.J. Chappell, "Cancellation of Passive Intermodulation Distortion in Microwave Networks," Proceedings of Government Microcircuit Applications and Critical Technology Conference 08 (GOMACTech08), Las Vegas, NV, March 2008.

    [4] A. Christianson, J. Henrie , and W. J. Chappell, "Active Monitoring and Control of Tunable Cavity Resonators " Proceedings of Union Radio Scientifique Internationale (URSI), Chicago, USA, no. C07.3, Aug. 2008.

    [5] J. Henrie, A. Christianson, and W. J. Chappell, "Passive Intermodulation Distortion in Microwave Networks from Coaxial Connectors," Proceedings of Union Radio Scientifique Internationale (URSI), Chicago, USA, no. E08.7, Aug. 2008.

    [6] J. Henrie, A. Christianson, and W. J. Chappell, "Cancellation of Passive Intermodulation Distortion in Microwave Networks," in European Microwave Conference. Amsterdam, The Netherlands: IEEE, 2008.

    [7] A. Christianson, J. Henrie, and W.J. Chappell, "Passive intermodulation measurements using resonators to passively amplify signals and separate current/voltage nonlinearities," Proceedings of Government Microcircuit Applications and Critical Technology Conference 09 (GOMACTech09), Orlando, FL, March 2009.

    [8] A. Christianson, W. J. Chappell, "Measurement of ultra low passive intermodulation with ability to separate current/voltage induced nonlinearities," IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium Digest, June 2009, pp. 1301-1304.

    [9] H. H. Sigmarsson, A. Christianson, H. Joshi, S. Moon, D. Peroulis, and W.J Chappell, "In-Situ Control of Tunable Evanescent-Mode Cavity Filters Using Differential Mode Monitoring," IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium Digest, June 2009, pp. 633-636.

    [10] J. Henrie, A. Christianson, and W.J. Chappell, "Effect of External Magnetic Field on the Passive Intermodulation Distortion Produced By Ferromagnetic Nonlinearities" Proceedings of Government Microcircuit Applications and Critical Technology Conference 2010 (GOMACTech-10), Reno, NV, March 2010.

    [11] A. Christianson, J. Henrie, and W.J. Chappell, "Passive Intermodulation Mitigation Techniques" Proceedings of Government Microcircuit Applications and Critical Technology Conference 2010 (GOMACTech-10), Reno, NV, March 2010.


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