Using Near Field Equivalent Sources in Combination with Large Element Physical Optics to Model a Slant 45 Degree Omni Directional Antenna over Ground

Authors

  • Keith Snyder Staff Electronics Engineer Northrop Grumman San Diego, USA

Keywords:

Antenna, equivalent sources, Feko, MoM, multipath, PO, Slant 45

Abstract

This paper compares the theoretical and measured antenna patterns of a slant 45-degree antenna on a rolled edge ground plane. Advantages of using sampled nearfield currents in combination with large element physical optics in determining the reflected far fields will be described.

References

Altair Feko, https://altairhyperworks.com/product/FEKO

U. Jakobus, M. Schoeman, J. van Tonder, D. Ludick, and W. Burger, “Selection of New Features in the Electromagnetic Solution Kernel of FEKO Suite 6.0,” 27th Annual Review of Progress in Applied Computational Electromagnetics, Williamsburg, Virginia, Mar. 27-31, 2011.

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Published

2020-11-07

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