Comparison of reflector antenna measurements and simulations

Sierra Castañer, Manuel and Foged, Lars Jacob and Saporetti, M. A. and Jørgensen, E. and Voigt, T. and Tallini, D. and Orefice, M. and Giordanengo, Boris and Dassano, G. and Böttcher, M. and Wien, A. and Serna, J.M. and Pérez de Diego, D. and Calvano, F. (2015). Comparison of reflector antenna measurements and simulations. In: "AMTA 37th Annual Meeting & Symposium", 11/10/2015 - 16/10/2015, Long Beach, California, USA. pp. 1-5.


Title: Comparison of reflector antenna measurements and simulations
  • Sierra Castañer, Manuel
  • Foged, Lars Jacob
  • Saporetti, M. A.
  • Jørgensen, E.
  • Voigt, T.
  • Tallini, D.
  • Orefice, M.
  • Giordanengo, Boris
  • Dassano, G.
  • Böttcher, M.
  • Wien, A.
  • Serna, J.M.
  • Pérez de Diego, D.
  • Calvano, F.
Item Type: Presentation at Congress or Conference (Article)
Event Title: AMTA 37th Annual Meeting & Symposium
Event Dates: 11/10/2015 - 16/10/2015
Event Location: Long Beach, California, USA
Title of Book: AMTA 37th Annual Meeting & Symposium
Date: 2015
Faculty: E.T.S.I. Telecomunicación (UPM)
Department: Señales, Sistemas y Radiocomunicaciones
Creative Commons Licenses: Recognition - No derivative works - Non commercial

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In antenna measurement, well-established procedures are consolidated to determine the associated measurement uncertainty for a given antenna and measurements scenario [1-2]. Similar criteria for establishing uncertainties in numerical modeling of the same antenna are still to be established. In this paper, we investigate the achievable agreement between antenna measurement and simulation when external error sources are minimized. The test object, is a reflector fed by a wideband dual ridge horn (SR40-A and SH4000) manufactured by MVG. This highly stable reference antenna has been selected to minimize uncertainty related to finite manufacturing and material parameter accuracy. Two frequencies, 10.7GHz and 18GHz have been selected for detailed investigation. The antenna has been measured by several measurement facilities (spherical, cylindrical and planar near field ranges) across Europe in the ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? activity. The purpose of this intercomparison campaign is the comparison of the different antenna measurement facilities, throughout Europe, considering measurement procedures and uncertainty estimates. The antenna has been simulated using a full CAD model, in step compatible format and using different numerical methods from different software vendors

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