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Using Truncated Data Sets in Spherical Scanning Antenna Measurements

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Author(s)

Ronald C. Wittmann, Carl F. Stubenrauch, Michael H. Francis

Abstract

We discuss the mitigation of truncation errors in spherical scanning measurements. The main emphasis is the spherical harmonic representation of probe transmitting and receiving functions; however, our method is applicable to near-field measurement of electrically small antennas for which full-sphere data are either unreliable or unavailable.
Citation
IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation

Keywords

near-field antenna measurements, spherical scanning, truncation error

Citation

Wittmann, R. , Stubenrauch, C. and Francis, M. (2012), Using Truncated Data Sets in Spherical Scanning Antenna Measurements, IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, [online], https://doi.org/10.1155/2012/979846 (Accessed May 23, 2024)

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Created February 8, 2012, Updated January 27, 2020