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Practical Considerations When Using Commercial Robotic Arms for Antenna Metrology



David R. Novotny, Joshua A. Gordon


The National Institute of Standards and Technology has been using commercial robotic arms to characterize antenna gain and radiation patterns. The transition from custom antenna hardware to commercial robotics has opened up new capabilities but has also highlighted some issues that need to be addressed to ensure full confidence when using these systems.
Conference Dates
October 23-26, 2018
Conference Location
Busan, -1
Conference Title
2018 International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation


Antennas, Calibration, Gain, Metrology, Near-Field, Pattern, Robotics
Created October 23, 2018, Updated January 27, 2020