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JOINT DOA AND POLARIZATION ESTIMATION USING A UCA OF SINGLE-POLARIZED ANTENNAS

By W. Dong, M. Diao, and L. Guo

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Abstract:
In this paper, the direction of arrival (DOA) and polarization parameters are estimated by a uniform circular array (UCA) with several single-polarized sensors. An ecient and improved polarization MUSIC algorithm for estimating the DOA and polarization parameters is presented. This method uses information on the amplitude to reduce the computational complexity. When the source is linearly polarized, the proposed algorithm is more accurate at a low signal-to-noise ratio (SNR). Monte Carlo simulations verify the ecacy of the proposed method.

Citation:
W. Dong, M. Diao, and L. Guo, "Joint DOA and Polarization Estimation Using a UCA of Single-Polarized Antennas," Progress In Electromagnetics Research M, Vol. 60, 11-18, 2017.
doi:10.2528/PIERM17061801
http://www.jpier.org/pierm/pier.php?paper=17061801

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