Chapter 11. Ultra-wideband Arrays

  1. Ben Allen MSc, PhD lecturer senior member chartered engineer member1,
  2. Mischa Dohler MSc, PhD lecturer Senior Research Expert member Student Representative member co-chair editor2,
  3. Ernest E. Okon BSc, MSc, PhD research scientist member3,
  4. Dr. Wasim Q. Malik DPhil Research Fellow Junior Research Fellow Co-Chair member1,
  5. Anthony K. Brown Chairman member Steering Board member founder member lecturer Chartered Engineer Chartered Mathematician Fellow4 and
  6. Prof. David J. Edwards1
  1. Ernest E. Okon BSc, MSc, PhD research scientist member

Published Online: 16 NOV 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470056843.ch11

Ultra-Wideband: Antennas and Propagation for Communications, Radar and Imaging

Ultra-Wideband: Antennas and Propagation for Communications, Radar and Imaging

How to Cite

Okon, E. E. (2006) Ultra-wideband Arrays, in Ultra-Wideband: Antennas and Propagation for Communications, Radar and Imaging (eds B. Allen, M. Dohler, E. E. Okon, W. Q. Malik, A. K. Brown and D. J. Edwards), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470056843.ch11

Editor Information

  1. 1

    University of Oxford, UK

  2. 2

    France Télécom R&D, France

  3. 3

    BAE Systems Advanced Technology Centre, UK

  4. 4

    University of Manchester, Communications Engineering, Microwave and Communication Systems Research Group, UK

Author Information

  1. BAE Systems Advanced Technology Centre, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 NOV 2006
  2. Published Print: 6 OCT 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470032558

Online ISBN: 9780470056844

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Keywords:

  • UWB arrays in communication systems;
  • null and maximum directions of uniform arrays;
  • UWB array design elements;
  • transverse electromagnetic (TEM) horn;
  • spiral antenna in UWB arrays;
  • finite element method (FEM) and finite difference time domain (FDTD) techniques;
  • active and passive array feed configurations

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Linear Arrays

  • Null and Maximum Directions for Uniform Arrays

  • Phased Arrays

  • Elements for UWB Array Design

  • Modelling Considerations

  • Feed Configurations

  • Design Considerations

  • Summary

  • References