Ultra-Wideband Impulse Electromagnetic Scattering Laboratory
The Transient Electromagnetic Scattering Laboratory (TESL) employs a unique dual-channel impulsive illuminating source whose instantaneous frequency spans 1– 12 GHz. Impulse scattering from scale model targets are performed in a shielded anechoic chamber. The TESL has facilitated research into the control of scattering mechanisms and radar target identification using natural resonances1,2. Both of these applications are demanding on accuracy and dynamic range; improvement in the fidelity of measured scattering signatures has been an ongoing theme in the TESL’s evolution since 1980.
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