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An Iterative Approach for the Synthesis of Optimized Sparse Time-Modulated Linear Arrays

By Paolo Rocca, Michele D‘Urso, and Lorenzo Poli
Progress In Electromagnetics Research B, Vol. 55, 365-382, 2013
doi:10.2528/PIERB13072801

Abstract

In this paper, the synthesis of sparse time-modulated linear arrays with minimum number of elements and controlled harmonic radiations is investigated. The proposed iterative approach based on a particle swarm optimization is aimed at finding the array configuration with the minimum number of elements and the optimal pulse sequence that affords a beam pattern with the same features of a reference one also limiting the amount of sideband radiations under a specific threshold. A set of representative numerical examples are discussed to assess the effectiveness and the reliability of the proposed approach.

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Paolo Rocca, Michele D‘Urso, and Lorenzo Poli, "An Iterative Approach for the Synthesis of Optimized Sparse Time-Modulated Linear Arrays," Progress In Electromagnetics Research B, Vol. 55, 365-382, 2013.
doi:10.2528/PIERB13072801
http://jpier.org/PIERB/pier.php?paper=13072801

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