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Facilities

 

 

Near Field Antenna Facilities

Contact: Katie MacReynolds

 

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The NIST multipurpose range for extrapolation, probe pattern, spherical near-field, and cylindrical near-field antenna measurements

 

 

  • 2.5m x 2.5m planar near-field range

  

  • 7m long extrapolation

 

  • Multi-purpose range capable of spherical and cylindrical near-field measurement as well as probe far-field pattern measurements from 2 to 110 GHz

  

  • Tabletop millimeter extrapolation range

 

Tabletop extrapolation range
 Tabletop extrapolation range for millimeter-wave measurements
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

Anechoic Chamber

Contact: Dennis Camell

  

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  • 5m x 6m x 8m chamber equipped with a 6 axis positioner capable of performing antenna boresight and pattern measurements as well as many general purpose EMC/EMI tests

 

  • Frequency range: 500 MHz to 65 GHz

 

 

  • Available for standard antenna testing

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 




  

 

Open Area Test Site

Contact: Dennis Camell

  

 Open Area Test Site

 

30m x 60m metal ground screen for EMC testing and calibration from 30 MHz to 1 GHz

 

 






 

Time Domain Impulse Lab

Contact: Chriss Grosvenor

 

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Small sample absorber evaluation
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Cone and ground plane sensor calibration

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Free-field facility with a cone and ground plane capable of impulsive antenna testing from 30 MHz to 10 GHz

 

 

 




 

 

 

 Reverberation Chambers

 

Two reverberation chambers with the ability to test devices with full 4 pi steradian illumination at high power levels from 500 MHz to 18 GHz.

 

Kate Remley in a reverberation chamber

 

 




 

 

 

TEM Cells

 

Assortment of TEM cells with the ability to measure device fields from 10 KHz - 500 MHz.