Accession Number : AD0810406
Title : ARRAY BEAM SWITCHING STUDY.
Descriptive Note : Quarterly rept. no. 2,
Corporate Author : GENERAL ELECTRIC CO SYRACUSE NY ADVANCE PROJECT DEVELOPMENT OPERATION
Personal Author(s) : Whistler, W. T.
Report Date : FEB 1967
Pagination or Media Count : 46
Abstract : The effects of short pulses on the beamforming networks of large arrays, with particular emphasis on switch-controlled beamforming networks, are considered in this study. This report includes a study of regular and irregualr hexagonal subarrays for use in interleaved subarray antenna systems in which an expression for maximum possible efficiency for nonorthogonal beam systems is developed. A choice of six-port hybrid mechanical form for an engineering model is made and a design technique for symmetrical six-port branched hybrids is outlined. A comparison of power handling and attenuation is made between waveguide, dielectric filled stripline, and dielectric supported air stripline. (Author)
Descriptors : *SWITCHING CIRCUITS), *ANTENNA FEEDS), (*RADAR ANTENNAS, (*PHASED ARRAYS, WAVEGUIDES, STRIP TRANSMISSION LINES, DIELECTRICS, WAVEGUIDE COUPLERS.
Subject Categories : Active & Passive Radar Detection & Equipment
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE