Half impulse radiating antennas (HIRA)

The HIRA180S is an ultra-wideband radiating antenna for high intensity pulses, similar to the IRA antenna but using a ground plane as an electromagnetic mirror. This antenna is particularly suited for hyperband tests according to IEC 61000-4-36.
The antenna produces a very narrow beam in the bore sight direction. The antenna can be oriented in every direction. The advantage of this construction compared to a full paraboloidal reflector antenna (IRA) is a better ruggedness, a broader frequency range and an improved return loss. Connected to a 30 kV / 115 ps pulse generator, the antenna can theoretically produce more than 8.3 kV/m at a distance of 20 meters.

Specifications - Datasheets

HIRA 180S Half impulse radiating antennas (HIRA) Ø 1.8 m, 100 MHz – 6 GHz 50 Ω coaxial connector and impedance transformer for the antenna, max input voltage: 75 kV (for pulses shorter than 1 ns)
HVM50K High voltage coaxial connectors and cable assemblies 50 ohm for pulses up to 75 kV

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