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Intermodulation Distortion and Compression Point Measurement of Active Integrated Antennas Using a Radiative Method

By Evgueni Kaverine, Sebastien Palud, Franck Colombel, Mohamed Himdi, and Dominique Lemur
Progress In Electromagnetics Research M, Vol. 54, 145-152, 2017
doi:10.2528/PIERM16120503

Abstract

In this paper, a measurement procedure allowing the characterization of active integrated antennas in terms of intermodulation distortion and compression point inside of a parallel plate cell is presented. The validity of the radiative measurement is shown and compared to the traditional guided procedure. A good agreement between the two methods shows that this approach allows the evaluation of the overall linearity behavior of arbitrary complex integrated antennas and can serve as a complementary tool when the traditional guided method cannot be applied.

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Evgueni Kaverine, Sebastien Palud, Franck Colombel, Mohamed Himdi, and Dominique Lemur, "Intermodulation Distortion and Compression Point Measurement of Active Integrated Antennas Using a Radiative Method," Progress In Electromagnetics Research M, Vol. 54, 145-152, 2017.
doi:10.2528/PIERM16120503
http://jpier.org/PIERM/pier.php?paper=16120503

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