Extended Characterisation Of A UHF Direction Finding Antenna With Optimised Radar Cross Section
Conference: INICA 2007 - International ITG-Conference on Antennas
03/28/2007 - 03/30/2007 at Munich, Germany
Proceedings: INICA 2007
Pages: 3Language: englishTyp: PDFPersonal VDE Members are entitled to a 10% discount on this title
Mueller, Rainer; Lorch, Ralf (EADS Deutschland GmbH, OPEE21, Woerthstrasse 85, 89077 Ulm, Germany)
Menzel, Wolfgang (University of Ulm, Microwave Techniques, Albert-Einstein-Allee 41, 89081 Ulm, Germany)
In "R. Mueller, R. Lorch, W. Menzel, A UHF direction finding antenna with optimised radar cross section”, the design of a UHF direction finding antenna with optimised radar cross section (RCS) was introduced. In the present paper the monostatic RCS of the antenna is characterised up to 18 GHz. Measured results of the RCS are compared to simulated results which are obtained using the new commercially available multilevel fast multipole method (MLFMM).