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POLARIZATION-AGILE ADS-INTERLEAVED PLANAR ARRAYS

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

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Abstract:
This paper presents a class of polarization-agile arrays with controlled sidelobes. The architecture is based on the interleaving of two independently polarized sub-arrays through a deterministic strategy derived from Almost Difference Sets (ADSs). The efficiency, flexibility and reliability of the proposed design technique is assessed by means of a set of numerical simulations. Moreover, selected experiments aimed at comparing the performances of the presented approach with state-of-the-art design are provided. Finally, mutual coupling effects are numerically analyzed and discussed.

Citation:
G. Oliveri, L. Lizzi, F. Robol, and A. Massa, "Polarization-Agile Ads-Interleaved Planar Arrays," Progress In Electromagnetics Research, Vol. 142, 771-798, 2013.
doi:10.2528/PIER13072702
http://www.jpier.org/PIER/pier.php?paper=13072702

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