Telecommunication Systems

, Volume 65, Issue 2, pp 269–279 | Cite as

Design of different planar geometries of antenna arrays for isoflux radiation in GEO satellites

  • Alberto Reyna
  • Marco A. Panduro
  • Carlos del Rio-Bocio
  • Aldo L. Méndez


The synthesis of different planar geometries of antenna arrays for isoflux radiation is presented in this paper. This synthesis considers the reduction of the side lobe level and the isoflux radiation requirements for Geostationary Earth Orbit satellites. The behavior of the radiation is studied in three geometries of two-dimensional antenna arrays such as uniform planar arrays, aperiodic planar arrays (APA) and concentric ring arrays (CRA). The well-known methods of genetic algorithm and particle swarm optimization are utilized for the optimization problem. In this way, the designs of APA and CRA presented in this paper could provide an acceptable solution for reducing the antenna hardware and simplifying the power feeding even more than results presented previously in the literature.


Planar antenna array Isoflux radiation GEO satellites Genetic algorithm Particle swarm optimization 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alberto Reyna
    • 1
  • Marco A. Panduro
    • 2
  • Carlos del Rio-Bocio
    • 3
  • Aldo L. Méndez
    • 1
  1. 1.Unidad Académica Multidisciplinaria Reynosa-Rodhe, Universidad Autónoma de Tamaulipas (UAT) Carretera Reynosa-San FernandoReynosaMexico
  2. 2.CICESE Research Center, Electronics and Telecommunications DepartmentEnsenadaMexico
  3. 3.Universidad Pública de NavarraPamplonaSpain

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