R&S®QAR Quality Automotive Radome Tester

Analyzing the quality of automotive radomes in just a few seconds

R&S®QAR Automotive radome scanner - panel including radome mounting table
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R&S®QAR Automotive radome scanner - panel mounted on bottom plate
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R&S®QAR Automotive radome scanner - rear side
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R&S®QAR Automotive radome scanner - mounting table including transmit antenna
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R&S®QAR Automotive radome scanner
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Key facts

  • Supports 77 GHz and 79 GHz radar bands
  • Intuitive operation and result interpretation
  • Radar-independent quality test with no need for a golden device
  • Supports all form factors up to 30 cm x 50 cm
  • Worlds's first Automotive radome tester

Brief description

Quick and intuitive evaluation of 76 to 81 GHz automotive radomes and bumpers

The R&S®QAR is the ideal tool for characterizing automotive radomes and bumpers in R&D and production. Unlike current production measurement methods, the measurement is independent of a golden device radar and requires far less floor space than a setup using several corner reflectors. Since the R&S®QAR is very simply to operate and delivers easy-to-interpret results, its many capabilities can significantly speed up development processes.

Reflectvity and homogeneity

Detailed analysis of the homogeneity of automotive radomes in the mmWave domain

Thanks to its hundreds of antennas, the R&S®QAR provides a high-resolution, spatially resolved image of the reflectivity of automotive radomes and bumpers in the mmW domain. Parts with high variation, anomalies, or large gradients in terms of reflectivity in the material can be clearly identified. A threshold for the mean reflectivity and its standard deviation support simple pass/fail tests in a production environment.

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R&S®QAR measurement results for reflectivity

One-way transmission loss

Frequency-selective analysis of the transmission loss of automotive radomes

An optional, external transmit antenna is available for the R&S®QAR to perform transmission loss measurements. The measurement is frequency-selective and therefore clearly highlights any mismatches within the radar transmitter’s field of view.

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R&S®QAR measurement results for transmission loss

Mounting position measurement

Determining the mounting position of automotive radar sensors

Automotive radar sensors are usually integrated invisibly behind vehicle bumpers or brand emblems (radomes). For the sensors to operate as expected, they must be installed in the intended location precisely behind the area of the bumper or radome that is transparent to radar signals. The R&S®QAR equipped with the R&S-K100 Software allows pushbutton checking of sensors behind already installed bumpers or radomes for radiation in the right direction and a free view of the surrounding area.

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Mounting position measurement with R&S®QAR

Related information

White paper: Fundamentals of radome and bumper measurements

This white paper examines how the R&S®QAR quality automotive radome tester can help to test radome and bumper influence on radar sensors.

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The R&S®QAR is the ideal tool for characterizing automotive radomes and bumpers in R&D and production.

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R&S®QAR Quality Automotive Radome Scanner - Innovation Award

Introducing the R&S@QAR in 70 seconds

Watch an overview video showing the most important applications of the all new R&S®QAR

R&S®QAR - a brief overview

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Part 1: R&S®QAR Measurement Preparation

A brief overview on measurement preparation for radome testing with the R&S®QAR.

Part 2: R&S®QAR Normalization

Part 2: R&S®QAR Normalization

How to normalize the R&S®QAR - trasmission loss and reflection

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Part 3: R&S®QAR Verification

How to verify your measurement results with the R&S®QAR

Part 4: R&S®QAR Actual Measurement

Part 4: R&S®QAR Actual Measurement

How to perform actual measurement with the R&S®QAR.

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Part 5: R&S®QAR Interpretation of Reflection Measurement

R&S®QAR - How to interpret reflection measurement results.

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Part 6: R&S®QAR Interpretation Transmission Measurement

R&S®QAR - a closer look on your captured data.

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