Shape Optimal Conception of Antenna Arrays

  • L. Blanchard
  • J. R Zolésio
Part of the IFIP International Federation for Information Processing book series (IFIPAICT, volume 202)


The synthesis of an array antenna is an inverse problem. The solution of this problem is the optimization of the complex excitation law of the antenna’s radiating elements and the shape of the antenna which provides a specified radiation pattern.

The general character of this method permits to find numerous application in civil and military areas (satellites, telecommunication for earth mobiles, radar antennas, etc ...).


Shape optimisation array antenna Newton method 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • L. Blanchard
    • 1
  • J. R Zolésio
    • 2
  1. 1.INRIA Sophia-AntipolisFrance
  2. 2.CNRS and INRIA Sophia-AntipolisFrance

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