Accession Number : ADD013458

Title :   Cavity/Microstrip Multi-Mode Antenna.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 28 Dec 82, patented 15 Nov 83,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Kaloi, Cyril M

Report Date : 15 Nov 1983

Pagination or Media Count : 8

Abstract : A microstrip backfire antenna configuration combining the microstrip type antenna element with a waveguide cavity which provides control over the radiation pattern and obivates the need for a more expensive phased array antenna system; the microstrip element is placed in a waveguide cavity so as to excite the both the microstrip element and the waveguide cavity in a predetermined manner.

Descriptors :   *ANTENNA ARRAYS, *ANTENNA COMPONENTS, *ANTENNA CONFIGURATIONS, *BACKFIRE ANTENNAS, *CAVITIES, *RADIATION PATTERNS, *STRIP TRANSMISSION LINES, *WAVEGUIDES, ANTENNAS, MULTIMODE, PHASED ARRAYS, PATENTS

Subject Categories : Electrical and Electronic Equipment
      Radiofrequency Wave Propagation

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE