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Title: Near field characterization of the GeoSTAR demonstrator
Authors: Tanner, Alan B.
Lambrigsten, B. H.
Gaier, T. M.
Torres, F.
Keywords: remote sensing
near fields
Issue Date: 31-Jul-2006
Publisher: Pasadena, CA : Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2006.
Citation: International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS), Boulder, Colorado, July 31 - August 4, 2006.
Abstract: The GeoSTAR demonstrator can be characterized at close range by means of a simple near-to-far-field phase correction. This reduces the test set-up configuration to reasonable dimensions. In order to simulate the Earth as seen from GEO, the target consists of a disc of absorbent material at ambient temperature placed against the sky. This work presents the details of the near-to-far-field correction as well as some preliminary results that confirm its suitability to characterize the demonstrator.
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