Precision antenna pattern measurements
The Reconfigurable Antenna Laboratory is a complete facility for the design and characterization of a wide range of next-generation antenna architectures for multiple applications. Facilities include high-performance computing facilities and a state-of-the-art near-field antenna measurement system. The facility is optimized for characterizing reconfigurable antennas, which are capable of adapting their radiation characteristics to suit various applications.
Near-field antenna measurements, computer-aided design (CAD) of antennas and electromagnetic systems.
- Information and communication technologies and media
Specialized labs and equipment
Name of specialized lab
Name of equipment
Description of function
Near-field antenna measurement lab
NSI planar near-field scanner
Planar near-field characterization of antennas
High performance computing workstations
High performance workstations running commercial electromagnetic CAD software and tools
Private and public sector research partners
- BlackBerry Limited
- Thales Canada Transportation Solutions
- Honeywell Aerospace
- MacDonald/ Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. (MDA)
- IDS North America Limited
- Siradel North America
- RFind Systems Inc. (now part of Trapeze Group)
- OMESH Networks Inc.
- Acceleware Ltd.
- Communications Research Centre Canada
- European Space Agency
- Canadian Space Agency
- Ultra Electronics