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2013-08-03

Optimal Polarization Design for Direction Finding Using MIMO Electromagnetic Vector-Sensor Array

By Guimei Zheng and Bai-Xiao Chen
Progress In Electromagnetics Research C, Vol. 42, 205-212, 2013
doi:10.2528/PIERC13062904

Abstract

In this paper, transmitter polarization optimization is firstly proposed to improve the accuracy of azimuth-elevation arrival angles estimation within MIMO electromagnetic vector-sensor array (EMVA). Minimizing of Cramer-Rao bound is used as cost function for the optimal design of transmitting signal polarization. Computer simulation results verify that the optimal polarization design provides increased estimation accuracy of direction finding in MIMO-EMVA, compared with that of using fixed polarization of transmitting signal. Moreover, the optimal polarization design retains all advantages of using fixed polarization of transmitting signal for MIMO-EMVA direction finding.

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Guimei Zheng and Bai-Xiao Chen, "Optimal Polarization Design for Direction Finding Using MIMO Electromagnetic Vector-Sensor Array," Progress In Electromagnetics Research C, Vol. 42, 205-212, 2013.
doi:10.2528/PIERC13062904
http://jpier.org/PIERC/pier.php?paper=13062904

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