Accession Number:

ADA031784

Title:

A Reactively Loaded Aperture Antenna Array.

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.,

Corporate Author:

SYRACUSE UNIV N Y DEPT OF ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1976-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

68.0

Abstract:

This report considers an array of reactively loaded aperture antennas, specifically, an N element array of closely-spaced waveguide-backed rectangular slots. Only the center waveguide is fed and the other waveguides are short circuited to provide the reactive loads. The positions of the short circuits are chosen to obtain maximum antenna gain in some specified direction. By varying the positions of the short circuits a directive beam can be steered through 180 deg. space. Both seven and nine element arrays are considered explicitly. Feasibility for physical realization of the reactive loading is discussed. A computer program with operating instructions is included. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Electrical and Electronic Equipment
  • Electricity and Magnetism

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE