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Methods to Estimate and Reduce Leakage Bias Errors in Planar Near-Field Measurements

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Author(s)

Allen C. Newell, Jeffrey R. Guerrieri, Katherine MacReynolds

Abstract

This paper describes two methods that can be used to measure the leakage signals, predict the effect on the far-field pattern and correct the measured data for leakage bias errors without additional near-field measurements. One method is an extension and addition to the work previously reported by Rousseaul. Examples for both broad-beam antennas will be used to illustrate the techniques.
Conference Dates
November 3-8, 2002
Conference Location
Cleveland, OH, USA
Conference Title
Antenna Measurement Techniques Association

Keywords

antenna measurements, error correction, planar near-field

Citation

Newell, A. , Guerrieri, J. and MacReynolds, K. (2002), Methods to Estimate and Reduce Leakage Bias Errors in Planar Near-Field Measurements, Antenna Measurement Techniques Association, Cleveland, OH, USA (Accessed June 24, 2024)

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Created November 7, 2002, Updated October 12, 2021