Accession Number : ADD017308

Title :   Hybrid Orthogonal Transverse Electromagnetic Fed Reflector Antenna.

Descriptive Note : Patent, filed 6 May 93, Patented 15 Nov 94,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Ho, Thin Q

Report Date : 15 Nov 1994

Pagination or Media Count : 8

Abstract : A hybrid orthogonal transverse electromagnetic fed reflector antenna is disclosed which comprises an electromagnetic reflector; a transverse electromagnetic transmission carrier which includes a first electrically conductive strut having a first electrical impedance which is mounted in electrical contact with the reflector, and a second electrically conductive strut having a second electrical impedance substantially equal to the first electrical impedance, and which is mounted in electrical contact with the reflector; and a transverse electromagnetic feed having a first electrical conductor mounted in electrical contact with the first strut, and a second electrical conductor electrically isolated from the first electrical conductor and electrically coupled to the second strut.

Descriptors :   *ELECTROMAGNETIC WAVE REFLECTIONS, *ORTHOGONALITY, *TRANSVERSE, *ANTENNA FEEDS, *HYBRIDIZATION, ELECTROMAGNETIC WAVE PROPAGATION, ELECTRICAL CONDUCTIVITY, ANTENNAS, ELECTRICAL IMPEDANCE, FEEDING, ELECTROMAGNETISM, REFLECTORS, ELECTRIC CONDUCTORS, STRUTS, ELECTRIC CONTACTS, PATENTS

Subject Categories : Electrical and Electronic Equipment
      Radiofrequency Wave Propagation

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE