Cost-Effective Test Chamber to Evaluate mm-Wave Radiation Patterns

mm-wave technology solutions experts, Milliwave Silicon Solutions, will be showcasing its innovative 2-Axis 360° Millimeter-Wave Radiation Pattern Test Chamber at the IMS 2019 in Boston next week.

The MilliBox is an innovative mmWave radiation pattern and beam-forming OTA test product.It can be used for Beamforming 3D capture, Over the air (OTA) measurements, antenna array performance tests, beam-steering algorithm testing, In-system antenna placement, compliance testing and a wide array of other applications. It is one of the most cost-effective ways of carrying out the above tests.

Here are some key features of the product:

  • Compact form factor, ­that fits on lab bench: 4’ x 3’ x 2’ WHD
  • Economical
  • Accurate laser guided calibration: 0.10 in horizontal and vertical plane
  • High resolution capture, up to 1° x 360 x180, 64000 points
  • Gimbal motor control, open software interface Python: Compatible with any instrument vendor
  • Modular frame design, can be expanded and customized
  • Below deck wiring for coaxial and control cable length reduction
  • Tangle free gimbal cable routing (coax, ribbon, test point, power)
  • Dual polarization horn fixture
  • Features a -50dB (@60 GHz) anechoic mini-chamber

Product Applications and Uses Include:

  • 60 GHz, 802.11ad, 802.11ay
  • 5G (NR) mmWave
  • 77GHz automotive radar
  • Other proprietary mm-wave designs
  • Beamforming 3D capture
  • OTA RF measurements
  • Antenna-array performance test
  • Beam-steering algorithms design and validation
  • Angle coverage assessment
  • In-system antenna placement
  • Production test
  • mmWave academic research
  • Compliance testing

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