Algorithms for Synthesis of Radiation Patterns Using Reconfigurable Reflectors

Conference: EuCAP 2009 - 3rd European Conference on Antennas and Propagation
03/23/2009 - 03/27/2009 at Berlin, Germany

Proceedings: EuCAP 2009

Pages: 5Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Gutiérrez-Ríos, Julio (Dept. of Tecnología Fotónica - Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Facultad de Informática – Campus de Montegancedo – 28660, Boadilla del Monte, Madrid, Spain)
Vassal’lo Sanz, Juan (Instituto de Física Aplicada - Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, Serrano, 144 – 28006, Madrid, Spain)

The possibility of developing reconfigurable reflectors of light body and simple mechanics, based on squared elements, each one with a degree of freedom in z axis to be able to conform a good approximation to a desired reflector geometry, opens a great deal of technological solutions. One of the most suitable types of reflectors to be well configured by this mean is Fresnel- Zone-Plates (FZP), because of their planar shape and planar surfaces. A family of genetic algorithms (GA) designed to synthesize any desired radiation pattern is presented, as well as a set of experimental results.