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Using nested reverberation chambers to determine the shielding effectiveness of a material

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Author(s)

Jason B. Coder, John M. Ladbury, Christopher L. Holloway

Abstract

We examine the current method for determining the shielding effectiveness of a material using nested reverberation chambers and show a simplified approach. Included in our examination is a discussion of the purpose for using a four antenna measurement system and a simplification of the equations used in the data processing portion of the measurement. The result of this simplified approach will be a measurement process that is more intuitive and makes use of S parameters along with power ratios in all portions of the measurement effort. To validate our simplifications and data processing methods, we will provide an experimental demonstration and verification.
Proceedings Title
IEEE Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) Symp.
Conference Dates
July 8-13, 2007
Conference Location
Honolulu, HI

Keywords

nested reverberation chambers, shielding effectiveness, shielding measurements

Citation

Coder, J. , Ladbury, J. and Holloway, C. (2007), Using nested reverberation chambers to determine the shielding effectiveness of a material, IEEE Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) Symp., Honolulu, HI (Accessed May 25, 2024)

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Created July 8, 2007, Updated June 2, 2021