A modal-expansion method is proposed for the analysis of a monopole antenna in a vibrating reverberation chamber. Inside the chamber, electromagnetic fields are expanded using modal functions. Mode matching process is applied to enforce the boundary conditions at regional interfaces. Boundary conditions on the four side walls of the chamber are imposed by the point matching method. Combining these two matching processes, a set of matrix equations are obtained and the expansion coefficients can then be determined accordingly. The loss from the chamber walls is accounted for through homogeneous material filling. The input impedance and scattering parameter of a monopole in a reverberation chamber are computed and statistical analysis of the scattering parameter is conducted when one of its walls is vibrating.
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