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Optimization of 2D sparse array antenna for FMCW radar

Mohd Isa, Farah Nadia and Mohd. Ramli, Huda Adibah and Ismail, Ahmad Fadzil (2016) Optimization of 2D sparse array antenna for FMCW radar. In: 2016 10th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation (EuCAP), 10th-15th April 2016, Davos, Switzerland.

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Abstract

This paper is a study on optimizing a 2D sparse array antenna that has been developed for the application of avalanche radar. The fully populated array of 144 ele­ments (16 × 9) is analysed and some of the prominent result are tabulated in this paper findings. The antenna element used is a directive Yagi­Uda microstrip antenna. The method used for this study is purely heuristical and based on the findings of previous analysis that has been carried out by the author. It is shown that with the right choice of antenna elements thinning, the beampattern of the phased array antenna could be controlled to give the desired pattern for the users.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Invited Papers)
Additional Information: 5359/51632
Uncontrolled Keywords: Antenna phased arrays; Compressed sensing; Continuous wave radar; Directional patterns;Directive antennas; Heuristic methods; Microstrip antennas; Optimization; Radar; Radar antennas
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering > TK5101 Telecommunication. Including telegraphy, radio, radar, television
U Military Science > U Military Science (General)
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Engineering > Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Depositing User: Dr Farah Nadia Mohd Isa
Date Deposited: 16 Aug 2016 11:13
Last Modified: 14 Aug 2017 13:18
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/51632

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