MoM-GEC Analysis of Fraunhofer-Region Characteristics over Rectangular Aperture

  • Imen KhadhraouiEmail author
  • Taha Ben Salah
  • Taoufik Aguili
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering book series (LNICST, volume 263)


In this paper, a determination of radiation characteristics is performed using rectangular aperture antenna theory and transverse electric field calculation with method of moments and generalized equivalent circuit MoM-GEC for a rectangular patch antenna contained in an open-ended waveguide. This study is based on aperture antenna theory and field equivalence principle applied to the two-dimensional Fourier transform integrals over the aperture. We consider Fraunhofer-zone characteristics in terms of radiation pattern and directivity computed over an aperture through an assumed perfectly conducting screen. Results show an acceptable agreement between computed and simulated radiation data in E and H planes.


Aperture antenna Radiation characteristics MoM-GEC analysis Planar circuit 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Communications Systems Laboratory (SysCom), National Engineering School of Tunis (ENIT)University of Tunis El ManarTunisTunisia
  2. 2.Networked Objects Control and Communication Systems (NOCCS), National Engineering School of Sousse (ENISo)University of SousseSousseTunisia

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