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2007-11-06
Optimization of Side Lobe Level and Fixing Quasi-Nulls in Both of the Sum and Difference Patterns by Using Continuous Ant Colony Optimization (ACO) Method
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Progress In Electromagnetics Research, Vol. 79, 321-337, 2008
Abstract
In this paper, the optimization of both sum and difference patterns of linear monopulse antennas with low side lobe levels, high directivity and also narrow main beam width are efficiently solved by Continuous Ant Colony Optimization (ACO) Method. The synthesis problem is optimized by defining a suitable cost function which is based on limitation of the side lobe level. In this work, three different parameters are considered to be optimized separately which are the excitation amplitude of each element, the excitation phase of each element and finally the element-to-element spacing. Numerical results of each step, sum and difference patterns, are illustrated in each related part. Finally, we investigate placing some nulls in specific directions to suppress the jamming signals in both sum and difference patterns.
Citation
S. Hosseini Zahra Atlasbaf , "Optimization of Side Lobe Level and Fixing Quasi-Nulls in Both of the Sum and Difference Patterns by Using Continuous Ant Colony Optimization (ACO) Method," Progress In Electromagnetics Research, Vol. 79, 321-337, 2008.
doi:10.2528/PIER07102901
http://www.jpier.org/PIER/pier.php?paper=07102901
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