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A HYBRID DETERMINISTIC/METAHEURISTIC SYNTHESIS TECHNIQUE FOR NON-UNIFORMLY SPACED LINEAR PRINTED ANTENNA ARRAYS

By D. Caratelli, M. C. Vigano, G. Toso, P. Angeletti, A. A. Shibelgut, and R. Cicchetti

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Abstract:
A novel hybrid approach to the synthesis of non-uniformly spaced linear arrays of printed antennas is presented and thoroughly discussed in this paper. In order to account for parasitic mutual coupling between array elements, a dedicated optimization procedure in combination with a multiport network approach is adopted. Selected examples are included in order to assess the effectiveness and versatility of the proposed technique.

Citation:
D. Caratelli, M. C. Vigano, G. Toso, P. Angeletti, A. A. Shibelgut, and R. Cicchetti, "A Hybrid Deterministic/Metaheuristic Synthesis Technique for Non-Uniformly Spaced Linear Printed Antenna Arrays," Progress In Electromagnetics Research, Vol. 142, 107-121, 2013.
doi:10.2528/PIER13071106
http://www.jpier.org/PIER/pier.php?paper=13071106

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