Planar near-field antenna measurement method based on symplectic relation and reaction concept

  • Received : 2010.05.29
  • Accepted : 2010.06.15
  • Published : 2010.06.28


Using symplectic relation and reaction concept, we propose a planar near-field antenna measurement method. A generalized probe compensation equation is deduced to obtain the probe correction formulation. To verify our approach, a reflector antenna with $1{\times}2$ horn array is fabricated and measured in the near-field measurement facility. The near-field measurement results are compared with the physical optics (PO) simulation. The results of measurement and simulation agree very well near to the mainbeam.


Communication system;antenna;measurement;symplectic relation;reaction concept


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