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DESIGN AND TEST OF A 0.3 THZ COMPACT ANTENNA TEST RANGE

By C. Liu and X. Wang

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Abstract:
The terahertz (THz) compact antenna test range (CATR) detection technology is the foundation of terahertz target recognition technology. It provides an excellent plane wave area which can well meet the far-field condition of antenna pattern and RCS test. Based on the microwave single reflector CATR system that we have designed before, this paper mainly aims at designing a 0.3 THz CATR system and then gives the simulation model of the system errors. After the preparation of the above work, we begin to detect its 0.3 THz band plane wave field, and the final test results can be used for further application.

Citation:
C. Liu and X. Wang, "Design and Test of a 0.3 THz Compact Antenna Test Range," Progress In Electromagnetics Research Letters, Vol. 70, 81-87, 2017.
doi:10.2528/PIERL17080504

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