Control of reflected electromagnetic fields at an IFSAR antenna

Patent Number: 6,661,368
Issued: 12/9/2003
Official Filing: View the Complete Patent
Abstract: A system for reducing multi-path reflections from adjacent metal objects which cause distortion in an IFSAR includes a reflective cone extending between the top of the IFSAR and the skin of its aircraft, and a reflective shroud surrounding the IFSAR. Each of these components may be coated with radar absorbing material.
Filed: 10/29/2001
Application Number: 10/52,928
Government Interests: STATEMENT OF GOVERNMENT INTEREST This invention was made with Government support under Contract No. DE-NA0003525 awarded by the United States Department of Energy/National Nuclear Security Administration. The Government has certain rights in the invention.