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Test-Chamber Imaging Using Spherical Near-Field Scanning



Ronald C. Wittmann, Michael H. Francis


Although the theory is straightforward, practical implementation of spherical near-field scanning for evaluating test chambers presents some significant challenges. Among these are the requirement for accurate probe positioning and the difficulty in minimizing support-structure blockage. We will report on recent NIST efforts to mitigate these difficulties and will present our most recent results.
Conference Dates
October 21-26, 2001
Conference Location
Denver, CO, USA
Conference Title
Antenna Measurement Techniques Association


field probing, imaging, near-field measurements, spherical scanning, synthetic aperture


Wittmann, R. and Francis, M. (2001), Test-Chamber Imaging Using Spherical Near-Field Scanning, Antenna Measurement Techniques Association, Denver, CO, USA (Accessed December 5, 2023)
Created September 30, 2001, Updated October 12, 2021