Scanning Range of Circularly Polarized Antenna Arrays with Sequential Rotation
Conference: GeMiC 2014 - German Microwave Conference
03/10/2014 - 03/12/2014 at Aachen, Germany
Proceedings: ITG-Fb. 246: GeMiC 2014
Pages: 4Language: englishTyp: PDFPersonal VDE Members are entitled to a 10% discount on this title
Kuhlmann, Karsten (Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB), 38116 Braunschweig, Germany)
Jacob, Arne F. (Techische Universitaet Hamburg-Harburg, 21073 Hamburg, Germany)
The scanning range of circularly polarized antenna arrays built according to the principle of sequential rotation is investigated. Based on an analytical formulation proposed for arrays arranged on rectangular and triangular grids, a systematic comparison is performed. The approach is generalized to include arbitrary antenna arrays.