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The Southeastern Michigan IEEE EMC Society presents:

Comparison of "Thresholding in Reverb Chambers" for Automotive Testing

Presented by: GarthD'Abreu, ETS-Lindgren

Date: May 19, 2004

Time: 5:30 PM

Location: EST - Plymouth, MI

47523 Clipper Street

Plymouth, MI 48170-2470

734-455-6350

Please pre-register for this free event online at: http://www.emcsociety.org/eventregistration.html then select "May" Registration Deadline: Noon on the day of the event.

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Schedule of Events 
5:30  6:00 Pizza and Refreshments Sponsored by ETS Lindgren
6:00  7:00 Technical Presentation
 
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Abstract:

The reverb chamber is gaining widespread acceptance in the EMC community as a viable tool for performing immunity tests. The latest revisions of the GM and Ford automotive standards support the use of Reverb Chambers for immunity testing of components and subassemblies. The main advantage over anechoic chambers is that most of energy fed into a Reverb Chamber can be used to develop field as opposed to anechoic chambers where, depending upon the transmit antenna pattern, more than 50% of the transmit power can be dissipated in the absorber lining. The purpose of this presentation is to demonstrate the efficiency and repeatability of performing immunity tests in a reverb chamber, while suggesting a method for performing the thresholding of test failures.

Garth D'Abreu

Bio

About the presenter: Garth D'Abreu is the Technical Manager of the Field Generation group at ETS-Lindgren, with responsibility for TEM Devices and Reverberation Chambers. Garth has been with ETS-Lindgren for the past two years. He held similar positions with Lindgren RF Enclosures, Ray Proof Ltd. and Belling Lee Intec in the UK for the preceding 12 years before the mergers of these companies. Garth has a BSc, 1985, from the University of North London and is a member of the IEEE EMC Society.

 

The IEEE Southeastern Michigan EMC Homepage is http://www.emcsociety.org

 

Location: EST - Plymouth, MI

47523 Clipper Street

Plymouth, MI 48170-2470

734-455-6350