Chapter 4. Antenna 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.ch4

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) Antenna 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.ch4

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:

  • antenna arrays and UWB applications;
  • pattern multiplication principle;
  • linear array of n elements;
  • linear broadside array of nonuniform amplitude distribution;
  • Dolph–Tschebyscheff distribution;
  • Taylor distribution compensating practical errors;
  • planar arrays;
  • isotropic sources and two-element array

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Point Sources

  • The Principle of Pattern Multiplication

  • Linear Arrays of n Elements

  • Linear Broadside Arrays with Nonuniform Amplitude Distributions

  • Planar Arrays

  • Design Considerations

  • Summary

  • References