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ELECTRONIC BEAM STEERING USING SWITCHED PARASITIC SMART ANTENNA ARRAYS

By P. K. Varlamos and C. N. Capsalis

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Abstract:
A method of designing smart antennas based on switched parasitic antenna arrays is presented in this paper. The direction of maximum gain can be controlled by a digital word, while the selection of element spacing and weighting is optimized using the method of genetic algorithms. Various results are presented to show how antennas of this type perform, outlining the advantages and limitations of their design.

Citation: (See works that cites this article)
P. K. Varlamos and C. N. Capsalis, "Electronic Beam Steering Using Switched Parasitic Smart Antenna Arrays," Progress In Electromagnetics Research, Vol. 36, 101-119, 2002.
doi:10.2528/PIER01100302
http://www.jpier.org/PIER/pier.php?paper=0110032

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