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AN ARBITRARY CONFORMAL ARRAY PATTERN SYNTHESIS METHOD THAT INCLUDE MUTUAL COUPLING AND PLATFORM EFFECTS

By Q. Wang and Q.-Q. He

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Abstract:
The research in the paper puts forward a novel method for synthesizing conformal arrays and optimizing low cross-polarizations including the effects of element mutual coupling and mounted platform. Starting from the far-field superposition principle, an efficient approach with active element pattern technique is proposed to calculate the far-field patterns. Coordinate transform is used to create polarization quantities, and a general process for the element polarized pattern transformation is proposed. The two numerical examples are proposed, and the desired sidelobe levels and low cross-polarizations are optimized. Numerical results denote the proposed method is valid.

Citation:
Q. Wang and Q.-Q. He, "An Arbitrary Conformal Array Pattern Synthesis Method That Include Mutual Coupling and Platform Effects," Progress In Electromagnetics Research, Vol. 110, 297-311, 2010.
doi:10.2528/PIER10092204
http://www.jpier.org/PIER/pier.php?paper=10092204

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