Synthesis of hexagonal and square arrays using discrete convolution
Article first published online: 7 DEC 2012
This paper is not subject to U.S. copyright. Published in 1984 by the American Geophysical Union.
Volume 19, Issue 5, pages 1229–1237, September-October 1984
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1984), Synthesis of hexagonal and square arrays using discrete convolution, Radio Sci., 19(5), 1229–1237, doi:10.1029/RS019i005p01229., and (
- Issue published online: 7 DEC 2012
- Article first published online: 7 DEC 2012
- Manuscript Accepted: 17 APR 1984
- Manuscript Received: 3 JAN 1984
A discrete convolution procedure is applied to the synthesis of radiation patterns with prescribed sidelobe levels. This procedure begins with a target polynomial, such as Chebyshev or Taylor, and determines the array element amplitudes by a simple, closed-form, noniterative computational method. Symmetrical hexagonal arrays of 3n2 + 3n + 1 elements, where n is the number of rings in the array, and symmetrical square arrys of (2m + 1)2 elements are analyzed. Examples are presented, and this procedure is compared with other synthesis methods.