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Antenna gain measurements in the intermediate-field zone
Author(s): Liliana Anchidin; Farida Bari; Ana Dumitrascu; Mirel Paun; Daniela Deacu; Sorin Tasu; Alin Danisor; Razvan D. Tamas
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Paper Abstract

Antenna gain is usually evaluated under far-field conditions. Furthermore, Friis transmission formula can solely be applied when antenna size can be neglected with respect to the distance between the measuring antenna and the antenna under test. In this paper, we show that by applying the distance averaging technique the far-field and antenna size constraints can be overcome. Our method was validated by measuring a monopole antenna and a Vivaldi antenna in an open area test site (OATS).

Paper Details

Date Published: 14 December 2016
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 10010, Advanced Topics in Optoelectronics, Microelectronics, and Nanotechnologies VIII, 1001036 (14 December 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2243273
Show Author Affiliations
Liliana Anchidin, Constanta Maritime Univ. (Romania)
Farida Bari, Constanta Maritime Univ. (Romania)
Ana Dumitrascu, Constanta Maritime Univ. (Romania)
Mirel Paun, Constanta Maritime Univ. (Romania)
Daniela Deacu, Constanta Maritime Univ. (Romania)
Sorin Tasu, Constanta Maritime Univ. (Romania)
Alin Danisor, Constanta Maritime Univ. (Romania)
Razvan D. Tamas, Constanta Maritime Univ. (Romania)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10010:
Advanced Topics in Optoelectronics, Microelectronics, and Nanotechnologies VIII
Marian Vladescu; Cornel T. Panait; Razvan Tamas; George Caruntu; Ionica Cristea, Editor(s)

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