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MORE ACCURATE HYBRID PO-MOM ANALYSIS FOR AN ELECTRICALLY LARGE ANTENNA-RADOME STRUCTURE

By B. Hu, X.-W. Xu, M. He, and Y. Zheng

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Abstract:
More accurate hybrid PO-MOM process combining physical optics (PO) with method of moment (MOM) is employed to analyze an electrically large antenna-radome structure. The mutual interactions among the antenna, the inner and outer surfaces of the radome are considered through a group of associated integral equations. In the analysis, the antenna surface and the sharp tip part on the radome surface are modeled accurately by using MOM while the rest smooth parts on the radome surfaces are approximated by using PO. Numerical results indicate that the hybrid process presented in this paper is much more accurate than the conventional PO-MOM ones.

Citation:
B. Hu, X.-W. Xu, M. He, and Y. Zheng, "More Accurate Hybrid PO-MoM Analysis for an Electrically Large Antenna-Radome Structure," Progress In Electromagnetics Research, Vol. 92, 255-265, 2009.
doi:10.2528/PIER09022301
http://www.jpier.org/PIER/pier.php?paper=09022301

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