A Spatially Processed 3D Wideband Adaptive Conical Array System
Ghavami, M (2017). A Spatially Processed 3D Wideband Adaptive Conical Array System. IEEE International Conference on Ubiquitous Wireless Broadband ICUWB’2017. Salamanca, Spain 12 - 15 Sep 2017 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).
This paper presents a novel structure for an adaptive fully spatially processed wideband conical antenna array. A major advantage of this configuration is the frequency invariance of the directional patterns of the array within a relatively large fractional bandwidth which makes this array a potential candidate for wideband and ultra wideband (UWB) technology applications. Furthermore, unlike conventional wideband antenna arrays which use delay lines or time-domain filters, this system relies on fully spatial processing of the incoming or transmitted signals using a single real multiplier for each antenna element, without utilising any phase shifters, digital filters or adjustable delays. Finally, due to the conical shape of the array configuration, beamforming in both azimuth and elevation angles is accomplished with symmetrical and uniform characteristics in all azimuth directions.
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|Keywords||Wideband signals; Spatial processing; Array antenna; Conical arrays|
|Publisher||Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)|
|Accepted author manuscript|
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|12 Sep 2017|
|Publication process dates|
|Deposited||09 Oct 2017|
|Accepted||23 Jun 2017|
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