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Timed arrays for radiating impulse-like transient fields
Author(s): Carl E. Baum
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Paper Abstract

One approach to making a transient radiating and/or receiving antenna, involves a timed array which allows one to steer the beam without physically rotating the antenna. An array of interconnected elements (unit cells) can be used to give a very broadband characteristic. Various designs of such unit cells are reviewed and discussed for single and dual polarization. The low-frequency part of the pulse spectrum is governed by the electric and magnetic dipole moments dipole moments of the array and additional conductors (impedance loaded) connected to the array.

Paper Details

Date Published: 5 July 1995
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 2485, Automatic Object Recognition V, (5 July 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.213080
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Carl E. Baum, Air Force Phillips Lab. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2485:
Automatic Object Recognition V
Firooz A. Sadjadi, Editor(s)

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