Phased array antenna analysis using nearfields

N. Frederick, T. K. Sarkar

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Abstract

Using nearfield measurements of antenna field patterns, the magnitude and phase of the current can be determined for every element of a phased array antenna. Analysis will be performed for an antenna slot array fed by rectangular waveguides operating in the TE10 mode. Each element will be described by using a magnetic current, which will in turn be used to calculate the corresponding electric field. A transistion matrix (T-matrix) will be formulated to relate the nearfields directly to the element magnetic currents. The Conjugate Gradient Method will be used to solve the resulting matrix equation since the transition matrix is rectangular.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationIEE Conference Publication
PublisherPubl by IEE
Pages774-777
Number of pages4
Edition333 pt 2
ISBN (Print)0863411509
StatePublished - Jan 1 1991
EventSeventh International Conference on Antennas and Propagation - ICAP 91 - York, Engl
Duration: Apr 15 1991Apr 18 1991

Publication series

NameIEE Conference Publication
Number333 pt 2
ISSN (Print)0537-9987

Other

OtherSeventh International Conference on Antennas and Propagation - ICAP 91
CityYork, Engl
Period4/15/914/18/91

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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    Frederick, N., & Sarkar, T. K. (1991). Phased array antenna analysis using nearfields. In IEE Conference Publication (333 pt 2 ed., pp. 774-777). (IEE Conference Publication; No. 333 pt 2). Publ by IEE.