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Near-field Scanning Measurements: Theory and practice



Michael H. Francis, Ronald C. Wittmann


This chapter summarizes theoretical and practical aspects of near-field scanning methods. These methods allow complete characterization of the transmitting or receiving properties using measurements made in close proximity to an antenna.
Modern Antenna Handbook


cylindrical scanning, near-field measurements, planar scanning, spherical scanning, antenna measurements


Francis, M. and Wittmann, R. (2008), Near-field Scanning Measurements: Theory and practice, Modern Antenna Handbook, [online], (Accessed May 25, 2024)


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Created July 3, 2008, Updated February 19, 2017