Papers

Full-wave Optimization of Large Compact Antenna Test Ranges

Abstract

The challenges related to the increasing physical size of satellite platforms carry over to a number of related areas, including the design of Compact Antenna Test Ranges (CATRs) capable of handling such structures. In the present paper, we consider the design of a large CATR and use state-of-the-art Computational Electromagnetics (CEM) software, based on fullwave methods to fully include the important diffraction effects, to perform various parameter studies and ultimately allow full-scale optimization of a CATR.

Publication: 
Proc. EuCAP'2016, 10th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation
Place: 
Davos, Switzerland, 10-15 April 2016
Year: 
2016

Authors

Oscar Borries
Research Engineer
Erik Jørgensen
Chairman of the Board, Software Division Manager
Peter Meincke
Research Engineer
Hans-Henrik Viskum
Director of Business Development