Tolerance Analysis for Phased Arrays
The effects of phase and amplitude quantization, random and periodic errors, channel to channel crosstalk, and missing radiators upon the line response of a phased array imaging system are discussed. A tolerance analysis is developed that allows the design engineer to evaluate the effects of those errors and to set limits as to their maximum allowable magnitudes.
KeywordsPhase Array Phase Quantization Side Lobe Coupling Function Tolerance Analysis
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