Validation of a 3D bistatic microwave scattering measurement setup

Abstract : We present a 3D spherical bistatic experimental setup developed in the anechoic chamber of Institut Fresnel in Marseille, France, for scattering measurements of targets in the microwave domain, both in copolarization and cross-polarization. We first describe the geometry of the setup, the measurement protocol, and the calibration process. The results obtained for different metallic and dielectric targets are then compared to numerical simulations, computed either using the coupled dipole method or Mie theory. These comparisons are used to validate the algorithms and the setup, as well as to provide information on the accuracy of the measurements.
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Christelle Eyraud, Jean Michel Geffrin, Pierre Sabouroux, Patrick C. Chaumet, Hervé Tortel, et al.. Validation of a 3D bistatic microwave scattering measurement setup. Radio Science, American Geophysical Union, 2008, pp.RS4018. ⟨10.1029/2008RS003836⟩. ⟨hal-00348506⟩



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