Side Lobe Level and Null Control Design of Linear Antenna Array Using Taguchi’s Method

  • Rakesh Kumar
  • Saumendra Ku. Mohanty
  • B. B. Mangaraj
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 309)


This paper presents a global electromagnetic optimization technique using Taguchi’s method (TM) for synthesis of linear antenna array (LAA). TM was developed on the basis of orthogonal array (OA) concept. In this paper, Taguchi method yields better lower side lobe levels (SLL) and desired null control pattern which is achieved with less number of iterations compared to traditional optimization techniques such as particle swarm optimization (PSO) and Cuckoo search (CS).


LAA OA Array factor Excitation magnitude SLL Null control 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rakesh Kumar
    • 1
  • Saumendra Ku. Mohanty
    • 1
  • B. B. Mangaraj
    • 2
  1. 1.School of ElectronicsITER, SOA UniversityBhubaneswarIndia
  2. 2.Dept. of ETCVSSUTBurlaIndia

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