Array pattern control and synthesis

R.C. Hansen
1992 Proceedings of the IEEE  
Antenna array distributions and their associated patterns are now designed on physical principles, based on placement of zeros of the array polynomial. An overview of the synthesis processes is given. Robust and low Q distributions for linear arrays and circular planar arrays, that provide variable side lobe level pencil beam patterns, are treated in detail. Associated difference patterns are included. Individual side lobes or groups of side lobes may be adjusted in level. The same technique
more » ... ows synthesis of an efJicient shaped beam, with or without side lobe adjustment. Finally, the ultimate pencil beam array, the superdirective array, is evaluated.
doi:10.1109/5.119573 fatcat:y44jpa3i2zhelmml2gtj7twc3q