DOA estimation utilizing directive elements on a conformal surface

Kyungjung Kim, Tapan K. Sarkar, Michael C. Wicks, Raul Fernandez Recio, Magdalena Salazar Palma

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Abstract

In this paper we present a methodology on how to use directive elements in an adaptive array methodology. Typically one uses isotropic elements having practically no gain and then the signal level is increased by putting hundreds and thousands of these antenna elements together. In this paper we demonstrate a methodology where the elements can be arbitrarily spaced and may even be non-planar. In addition it is shown how to deal with nonuniformly spaced and non planar arrays. We illustrate these principles in a direction of arrival (DOA) estimation utilizing directive elements.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages91-96
Number of pages6
StatePublished - Jul 25 2003
EventProceedings of the 2003 IEEE Radar Conference - Huntsville, AL, United States
Duration: May 5 2003May 8 2003

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OtherProceedings of the 2003 IEEE Radar Conference
CountryUnited States
CityHuntsville, AL
Period5/5/035/8/03

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  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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    Kim, K., Sarkar, T. K., Wicks, M. C., Recio, R. F., & Palma, M. S. (2003). DOA estimation utilizing directive elements on a conformal surface. 91-96. Paper presented at Proceedings of the 2003 IEEE Radar Conference, Huntsville, AL, United States.