Part of the Microwave and RF Technology Series book series (MRFT, volume 12)


Array antennas are used in a large number of applications, such as radioastronomy, space and terrestrial telecommunications — but undoubtedly it is radar that has played the most important role in their development.


Phase Shifter Phase Mode Phase Array Directional Coupler Antenna Element 
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Further Reading

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    Amitay, N., Galindo, V. and Wu, C.P., Theory and Analysis of Phased Array Antennas, Wiley-Interscience, London, 1972.Google Scholar
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    Barton, P., `Digital beam forming for radar’, Proc. IEE, Vol. 127, Pt. F, No. 4, pp266277, August 1980.Google Scholar
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    Benjamin, R. and Seeds, A.J., `Optical beam forming techniques for phased array antennas’, IEE Proc., Vol. 139, Pt. H, No. 6, pp 526–534, December 1992.Google Scholar
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    Borgiotti, G., `Conformal arrays’, Chapter 11 in The Handbook of Antenna Design, Vol. II, A.W. Rudge, K. Milne, A.D. Olver and P. Knight (eds), Peter Peregrinus, Stevenage, 1983.Google Scholar
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    Brookner, E., `Phased-array radars’, Scientific American, February 1985, pp. 94–102.Google Scholar
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    Cohen, E.D., `Trends in the development of MMICs and packages for active electronically scanned arrays (AESA)’, 1996 IEEE International Symposium on Phased-array Systems and Technology, Boston, MA, pp. 1–4, October 1996.Google Scholar
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    Davies, D.E.N., `Circular arrays’, Chapter 12 in The Handbook of Antenna Design, Vol. II, A.W. Rudge, K. Milne, A.D. Olver and P. Knight (eds), Peter Peregrinus, Stevenage, 1983.Google Scholar
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    Hansen, R.C. (ed), Microwave Scanning Antennas, Vols I-III, Academic Press, New York, 1964, (reprinted in a single volume by Peninsula Publishing, Los Altos, USA, 1985 ).Google Scholar
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    Mailloux, R., `Phased array theory and technology’, Proc. IEEE, Vol. 70, No. 3, March 1982.Google Scholar
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    Schelkunoff, S.A., `A mathematical theory of linear arrays’, Bell System Technical Journal, Vol. 22, pp 80–107, 1943MathSciNetzbMATHCrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Shenoy, R.P., `Phased array antennas - Part 3: active aperture arrays’, in Advanced Radar Techniques and Systems, G. Galati (ed.), Peter Peregrinus, Stevenage, 1993.Google Scholar
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    Steinberg, B.D., Principles of Aperture and Array Systems Design, WileyInterscience, London, 1976.Google Scholar
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    Steyskal, H., `Digital beamforming antennas: an introduction’, Microwave Journal, January 1987, pp 107–124.Google Scholar
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    Tsunoda, Y. and Goto, N., `Sidelobe suppression of planar array antennas by the multistage decision method’, IEEE Trans. Antennas Propagation, September 1987.Google Scholar

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© S. Drabowitch, A. Papiernik, H. Griffiths, J. Encinas and B. L. Smith 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Ecole Supérieure d’ElectricitéFrance
  2. 2.University of Nice-Sophia AntipolisFrance
  3. 3.University College LondonUK
  4. 4.formerly of the Institut Supérieure d’Electronique de ParisFrance
  5. 5.Radar and Optics GroupUniversity College LondonUK
  6. 6.Corporate Research CentreAlcatel AlsthomParisFrance

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