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A Planar Extended Monopulse DOA Estimation Antenna Integrating an RF Multiplier

By Rimi Rashid, Eisuke Nishiyama, and Ichihiko Toyoda
Progress In Electromagnetics Research C, Vol. 81, 53-62, 2018
doi:10.2528/PIERC17110906

Abstract

This paper proposes a novel planar direction-of-arrival (DOA) estimation antenna. The estimation capability of phase monopulse DOA estimation antennas is enhanced by integrating an RF multiplier that detects the phase relation between the sum and difference of the two received signals. So the proposed antenna provides a wide range of estimation whereas the conventional monopulse DOA estimation antennas determine the angles of half space. A prototype antenna has been fabricated, and the proposed concept was successfully confirmed.

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Rimi Rashid, Eisuke Nishiyama, and Ichihiko Toyoda, "A Planar Extended Monopulse DOA Estimation Antenna Integrating an RF Multiplier," Progress In Electromagnetics Research C, Vol. 81, 53-62, 2018.
doi:10.2528/PIERC17110906
http://www.jpier.org/PIERC/pier.php?paper=17110906

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