The Beam Pattern of Reflector Antennas With Buckled Panels


On high precision reflector telescopes the transient thermal panel buckling can have an effective rms-value comparable to the errors in the adjustment of the reflector panels. Under this condition, high signal-to-noise radio holography of high spatial resolution can reveal the characteristic signature of panel buckling in the beam pattern and can map the… (More)


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