Reduction of S-parameter errors using singular spectrum analysis

ÖZTÜRK T. , ULUER İ. , Unal I.

REVIEW OF SCIENTIFIC INSTRUMENTS, cilt.87, 2016 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 87 Konu: 7
  • Basım Tarihi: 2016
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1063/1.4958664


A free space measurement method, which consists of two horn antennas, a network analyzer, two frequency extenders, and a sample holder, is used to measure transmission (S-21) coefficients in 75-110 GHz (W-Band) frequency range. Singular spectrum analysis method is presented to eliminate the error and noise of raw S-21 data after calibration and measurement processes. The proposed model can be applied easily to remove the repeated calibration process for each sample measurement. Hence, smooth, reliable, and accurate data are obtained to determine the dielectric properties of materials. In addition, the dielectric constant of materials (paper, polyvinylchloride-PVC, Ultralam (R) 3850HT, and glass) is calculated by thin sheet approximation and Newton-Raphson extracting techniques using a filtered S-21 transmission parameter. Published by AIP Publishing.