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Shielding And Attenuation Properties of Large Buildings and Structures



Christopher L. Holloway, Galen H. Koepke, Dennis G. Camell, Kate Remley, S. A. Schima, Dylan Williams


For various applications, there is a growing need to understand the shielding and/or attenuation properties of large buildings and structures. In this paper, we present experimental data for the coupling of electromagnetic fields into various types of large structures for frequencies ranging from 49-1800 MHz. The data is presented in various ways, including a statistical approach, where the mean and standard deviation of the shielding (or attenuation of the signals) for the various structures are given. We summarize and discuss some of the interesting shielding and attenuation effects that were observed in these various structures.
Proceedings Title
EMC Europe , International Symposium on Electromagnetic Compatibility
Conference Dates
September 4-8, 2006
Conference Location
Barcelona, 1, SP


large buildings, propagation measurements, rf attenuation, shielding


Holloway, C. , Koepke, G. , Camell, D. , Remley, K. , Schima, S. and Williams, D. (2006), Shielding And Attenuation Properties of Large Buildings and Structures, EMC Europe , International Symposium on Electromagnetic Compatibility, Barcelona, 1, SP, [online], (Accessed April 24, 2024)
Created September 3, 2006, Updated October 12, 2021