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A TIME-DOMAIN APPROACH TO THE SYNTHESIS OF UWB ANTENNA SYSTEMS

By L. Lizzi, G. Oliveri, and A. Massa

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Abstract:
In this paper, an approach for the synthesis of Ultra-Wideband (UWB) antenna systems in the time domain is proposed. Starting from the definition of suitable time-domain performance indexes, the design process is based on a spline representation of the antenna shape and a Particle Swarm Optimization (PSO) aimed at matching optimal radiation and electrical conditions. The effectiveness of the proposed time-domain technique is assessed by means of both numerical and experimental results.

Citation:
L. Lizzi, G. Oliveri, and A. Massa, "A Time-Domain Approach to the Synthesis of UWB Antenna Systems," Progress In Electromagnetics Research, Vol. 122, 557-575, 2012.
doi:10.2528/PIER11103003
http://www.jpier.org/PIER/pier.php?paper=11103003

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