Compensation of Couplings in a Linear Array Antenna Measurement System
Conference: EuCAP 2009 - 3rd European Conference on Antennas and Propagation
03/23/2009 - 03/27/2009 at Berlin, Germany
Proceedings: EuCAP 2009
Pages: 4Language: englishTyp: PDFPersonal VDE Members are entitled to a 10% discount on this title
Torres-Martín, Javier; Martín-Jiménez, Fernando (Indra Sistemas, Ctra. Loeches, 9, 28850, Torrejón de Ardoz, Madrid, Spain)
Sierra-Castañer, Manuel (Grupo de Radiación, Av. Complutense, 30, 28040 Madrid, Spain)
A straightforward model is presented to compensate the influence of adjacent radiating elements in the measurement of a linear array. The measurement system structure and operation is reviewed. Finally, measurements of a radar monopulse array are presented to show the performance of this compensation method.