A new broadband antenna for transient electromagnetic field measurements

Karu P. Esselle*, Stanislaw S. Stuchly

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Abstract

A novel broadband antenna based on the resistively loaded V dipole is presented. For a given sensitivity and termination impedance, this antenna provides a broader bandwidth compared with the Wu-King dipole. A 30-cm monopole configuration with a 500-Ω commercially available probe as the termination is estimated to have a bandwidth of 20-10 GHz and sensitivity of 10.5 × 10-3 V/(Vm-1).This antenna can be used to measure electromagnetic pulses and transients with subnanosecond rise times. It can also be used as the receiving antenna in time-domain scattering edges.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1584-1587
Number of pages4
JournalIEEE Antennas and Propagation Society, AP-S International Symposium (Digest)
Volume4
Publication statusPublished - 1990
Externally publishedYes

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