Application aspects of advanced antenna diagnostics with the 3D reconstruction algorithm

Cecilia Cappellin, Sergey Pivnenko

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This paper focuses on two important applications of the 3D reconstruction algorithm of the commercial software DIATOOL for antenna diagnostics. The first one is the accurate and detailed identification of array malfunctioning, thanks to the available enhanced spatial resolution of the reconstructed fields and currents. The second one is the filtering of the scattering from support structures and feed network leakage. Representative experimental results are presented and guidelines on the recommended measurement parameters for obtaining the best diagnostics results are provided.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of 2015 European Radar Conference
Publication date2015
ISBN (Print)9782874870415
Publication statusPublished - 2015
Event12th European Radar Conference - Paris, France
Duration: 9 Sep 201511 Sep 2015


Conference12th European Radar Conference


  • Aerospace
  • Components, Circuits, Devices and Systems
  • Fields, Waves and Electromagnetics
  • Signal Processing and Analysis
  • Transportation
  • Antenna measurements
  • array
  • Arrays
  • Current measurement
  • diagnostics
  • filtering
  • Holography
  • Magnetic field measurement
  • resolution
  • Surface reconstruction
  • Three-dimensional displays


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