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Title: Conformal array design on arbitrary polygon surface with transformation optics

Abstract

A transformation-optics based method to design a conformal antenna array on an arbitrary polygon surface is proposed and demonstrated in this paper. This conformal antenna array can be adjusted to behave equivalently as a uniformly spaced linear array by applying an appropriate transformation medium. An typical example of general arbitrary polygon conformal arrays, not limited to circular array, is presented, verifying the proposed approach. In summary, the novel arbitrary polygon surface conformal array can be utilized in array synthesis and beam-forming, maintaining all benefits of linear array.

Authors:
; ; ; ;  [1];  [2]
  1. Beijing Key Laboratory of Network System Architecture and Convergence, School of Information and Communication Engineering, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, 100876 Beijing (China)
  2. Beijing Key Laboratory of Work Safety Intelligent Monitoring, School of Electronic Engineering, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, 100876 Beijing (China)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
22611520
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: AIP Advances; Journal Volume: 6; Journal Issue: 6; Other Information: (c) 2016 Author(s); Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
71 CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM MECHANICS, GENERAL PHYSICS; ANTENNAS; BEAMS; OPTICS; SURFACES; SYNTHESIS; TRANSFORMATIONS

Citation Formats

Deng, Li, E-mail: dengl@bupt.edu.cn, Hong, Weijun, E-mail: hongwj@bupt.edu.cn, Zhu, Jianfeng, Peng, Biao, Li, Shufang, and Wu, Yongle, E-mail: wuyongle138@gmail.com. Conformal array design on arbitrary polygon surface with transformation optics. United States: N. p., 2016. Web. doi:10.1063/1.4954181.
Deng, Li, E-mail: dengl@bupt.edu.cn, Hong, Weijun, E-mail: hongwj@bupt.edu.cn, Zhu, Jianfeng, Peng, Biao, Li, Shufang, & Wu, Yongle, E-mail: wuyongle138@gmail.com. Conformal array design on arbitrary polygon surface with transformation optics. United States. doi:10.1063/1.4954181.
Deng, Li, E-mail: dengl@bupt.edu.cn, Hong, Weijun, E-mail: hongwj@bupt.edu.cn, Zhu, Jianfeng, Peng, Biao, Li, Shufang, and Wu, Yongle, E-mail: wuyongle138@gmail.com. 2016. "Conformal array design on arbitrary polygon surface with transformation optics". United States. doi:10.1063/1.4954181.
@article{osti_22611520,
title = {Conformal array design on arbitrary polygon surface with transformation optics},
author = {Deng, Li, E-mail: dengl@bupt.edu.cn and Hong, Weijun, E-mail: hongwj@bupt.edu.cn and Zhu, Jianfeng and Peng, Biao and Li, Shufang and Wu, Yongle, E-mail: wuyongle138@gmail.com},
abstractNote = {A transformation-optics based method to design a conformal antenna array on an arbitrary polygon surface is proposed and demonstrated in this paper. This conformal antenna array can be adjusted to behave equivalently as a uniformly spaced linear array by applying an appropriate transformation medium. An typical example of general arbitrary polygon conformal arrays, not limited to circular array, is presented, verifying the proposed approach. In summary, the novel arbitrary polygon surface conformal array can be utilized in array synthesis and beam-forming, maintaining all benefits of linear array.},
doi = {10.1063/1.4954181},
journal = {AIP Advances},
number = 6,
volume = 6,
place = {United States},
year = 2016,
month = 6
}
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