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ELECTROMAGNETIC OPTIMAL DESIGN FOR DUAL-BAND RADOME WALL WITH ALTERNATING LAYERS OF STAGGERED COMPOSITE AND KAGOME LATTICE STRUCTURE

By Y. Pei, A. Zeng, L. Zhou, R. Zhang, and K. Xu

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Abstract:
In this paper, electromagnetic optimal design is carried out for dual-band radome wall with alternating layers of staggered composite and Kagome lattice structure. The novel wall structure provides broadband transmission capability, along with excellent thermal-elastic properties and mechanical performances for high temperature applications. By optimizing the layer number (n) and the thickness of the whole wall (d), the power transmission efficiency of the novel structure in the frequency range of 1-100 GHz is calculated via boundary value method (BVM) based on electromagnetic theory. The calculation results suggest that if the wall thickness is dimensioned to be 6 mm and the wall structure is designed as 5 layers, the novel structure demonstrates excellent transmission performance. The optimal design results show that the power transmission efficiency is higher than 80% from 1 to 31 GHz in the centimeter wave range and from 59 to 100 GHz in the millimeter wave range, and the average transmission efficiency over the pass band reaches as high as 91%.

Citation:
Y. Pei, A. Zeng, L. Zhou, R. Zhang, and K. Xu, "Electromagnetic Optimal Design for Dual-Band Radome Wall with Alternating Layers of Staggered Composite and Kagome Lattice Structure," Progress In Electromagnetics Research, Vol. 122, 437-452, 2012.
doi:10.2528/PIER11101906
http://www.jpier.org/PIER/pier.php?paper=11101906

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