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2008-10-16

The Singularity Problem at the Wire/Surface Junction Region for Antenna and Arrays with Bodies of Revolution

By Xiang-Yu Cao and Jun Gao
Progress In Electromagnetics Research B, Vol. 10, 117-130, 2008
doi:10.2528/PIERB08092304

Abstract

In this paper, a fast and efficient method based on MOM is proposed for the analysis of antenna and array mounted on bodies of revolution. An attachment mode is introduced to ensure the continuity of current density at the junction region between wire antenna and cylindrical surface. A method based on suitable changes of coordinates and domains is presented to extract singular point of the self-impedance element calculation at junction region and accurate impedance can be obtained. Taking the antennas and array mounted on a finite solid conducting cylinder as an example, the impedance characteristics and radiation pattern are calculated. The good agreement between the results obtained by using the analysis method presented in this paper and those of CST and NEC software reveals the accuracy and high efficiency of this method.

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Xiang-Yu Cao and Jun Gao, "The Singularity Problem at the Wire/Surface Junction Region for Antenna and Arrays with Bodies of Revolution," Progress In Electromagnetics Research B, Vol. 10, 117-130, 2008.
doi:10.2528/PIERB08092304
http://jpier.org/PIERB/pier.php?paper=08092304

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