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Preliminary Studies of Electromagnetic Properties of Microwave Absorbing Materials used in Calibration Targets

Published

Author(s)

Amanda Cox, Michael D. Janezic

Abstract

As part of the ongoing effort at NIST to develop a microwave brightness temperature standard, we are exploring the electromagnetic and thermal characteristics of microwave calibration targets. Part of this effort is focused on measuring the electromagnetic properties of absorber materials used in the construction of microwave calibration targets. Improved materials characterization would also support applications of absorber materials beyond their use for calibration targets; for example, anechoic chamber design would benefit from this improved understanding.
Proceedings Title
IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium
Conference Dates
July 31-August 3, 2006
Conference Location
Denver, CO

Keywords

absorber, microwave radiometry, radiometer calibration, remote sensing, standard

Citation

Cox, A. and Janezic, M. (2006), Preliminary Studies of Electromagnetic Properties of Microwave Absorbing Materials used in Calibration Targets, IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, Denver, CO, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=32294 (Accessed December 6, 2022)
Created August 4, 2006, Updated February 19, 2017