Accession Number:

AD0772530

Title:

Patterns and Polarizations of Simulated Conformal Arrays

Descriptive Note:

Technical Report

Corporate Author:

NAVAL RESEARCH LAB WASHINGTON DC WASHINGTON

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Report Date:

1973-11-13

Pagination or Media Count:

24.0

Abstract:

A conformal array on a surface of small curvature can be approximated by a number of planar arrays, several of which may be excited simultaneously so as to achieve a performance similar to that of a conformal array. Since the main beam of a planar array can be steered to any direction in visible space, several arrays, each oriented in a different direction, can be steered cooperatively to form a single beam in a desired direction. A general formulation of the radiated field of such a configuration of arrays is developed with the aid of formulas which relate the components into which a vector is resolved in one orthogonal coordinate system with those into which the same vector is resolved in a second orthogonal coordinate system.

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Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE