Reciprocity approach for calculating radiation patterns of arbitrarily shaped patch antennas mounted on circularly-cylindrical platforms

Douglas Henry Werner, G. D. Mouyis, R. Mittra, J. S. Zmyslo

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Abstract

An efficient method, based upon the reciprocity theorem, for calculating the radiation patterns of conformal patch antennas on circularly cylindrical platforms is presented. A problem that uses a numerical method to arrive at the current distribution on the surface of the patch is demonstrated. The ENSEMBLE code was used to model the patch antenna and the computed current distributions are illustrated.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)508-515
Number of pages8
JournalAnnual Review of Progress in Applied Computational Electromagnetics
Volume1
StatePublished - 1999

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  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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