Field Uniformity and Correlation Coefficient Analysis of KRISS Reverberation Chamber

Aditia Nur BAKTI  No-Weon KANG  Jae-Yong KWON  

Publication
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Communications   Vol.E101-B   No.11   pp.2289-2296
Publication Date: 2018/11/01
Online ISSN: 1745-1345
DOI: 10.1587/transcom.2017EBP3460
Type of Manuscript: PAPER
Category: Electromagnetic Compatibility(EMC)
Keyword: 
correlation coefficient,  field uniformity,  electromagnetic measurement,  electromagnetic simulation,  reverberation chamber,  

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Summary: 
Reverberation chambers (RCs) are used widely in the electromagnetic measurement area. An RC is designed to have a long reverberation time, generate numerous modes, and provide good field uniformity within the chamber. The purpose of this paper is to describe the design process and measurement of the KRISS Reverberation Chamber (KRC). KRC models with 4.5m × 3.4m × 2.8m dimensions are simulated by 3D numerical simulation software. The field uniformity and correlation coefficient are then analyzed at 200MHz to obtain the optimized model. The simulation results show good performance in terms of field uniformity and are confirmed by measurement from 200MHz to 1GHz. The lowest usable frequency (LUF) of KRC was confirmed by field uniformity to be 200MHz. However, the stirrer correlation coefficient results show good performance above 300MHz.