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FACTORS AFFECTING THE PERFORMANCE OF THE RADAR ABSORBANT TEXTILE MATERIALS OF DIFFERENT TYPES AND STRUCTUS

By A. A. Hebeish, M. A. Elgamel, R. A. Abdelhady, and A. Abdelaziz

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Abstract:
In the military applications, electro-optics and electromagnetics features of the cloths made of special textile structures and certain fibers play an important role in producing textile characterized with high ability of camouflage. This means not allowing enemy to precisely determine the moving and mute targets using available radar or any other electro-optics sensors. The aim of this paper is to determine the effect of the composite fabrics structure parameters on the fabrication of a resistive sheet used in many radar applications. The objective sheet can be used as a lossy sheet in absorbing mechanism. The radar absorbing mechanism has been studied with emphasis on the single layer structure mechanism with a resistive sheet. Fabric structure of the resistive sheet was accurately chosen and coated with lossy material. For coating, several formulas of fabrics using carbon black were tested to determine the best chemical treatment in accordance with their functional performance. Lab measurements have been done to get optimum formulas and optimum fabrics structures for high radar absorption performance.

Citation: (See works that cites this article)
A. A. Hebeish, M. A. Elgamel, R. A. Abdelhady, and A. Abdelaziz, "Factors Affecting the Performance of the Radar Absorbant Textile Materials of Different Types and Structus," Progress In Electromagnetics Research B, Vol. 3, 219-226, 2008.
doi:10.2528/PIERB07121702
http://www.jpier.org/pierb/pier.php?paper=07121702

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