Measurement Techniques

, Volume 59, Issue 2, pp 188–192 | Cite as

Aspects of Measuring the Acoustic Characteristics of Parametric Radiating Antennas

  • V. B. Zheleznyi
  • D. B. Ostrovskii

We examine two factors that should be considered when measuring parametric radiating antenna characteristics: nonlinear distortion in the receiver measurement path while receiving strong signals on the frequencies of the pump signal and the weak difference frequency signal; the need for measurements in the nonlinear interaction zone of the pump waves. We present a method of calculating a correction to convert the measured acoustic pressure in the far field.


nonlinear acoustics parametric radiating antenna acoustic characteristics 


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  1. 1.Okeanpribor ConcernSt. PetersburgRussia

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