Bicollimated near-field Gregorian reflector antenna
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Published by Naval Research Laboratory in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


  • Antennas, Reflector

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Edition Notes

StatementJ.B.L. Rao
SeriesNRL report -- 8658
ContributionsNaval Research Laboratory (U.S.)
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 13 p. :
Number of Pages13
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17961799M

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The designed imaging radar system is made up of a GHz CW-LFM homodyne radar sensor and a novel Bifocal Elliptical Gregorian Reflector System (BEGRS) for standoff detection at . Stutzman's 3rd edition of Antenna Theory and Design provides a more pedagogical approach with a greater emphasis on computational methods. New features include additional modern material to make the text more exciting and relevant to practicing engineers; new chapters on systems, low-profile elements and base station antennas; organizational changes to improve understanding; more details . The most popular dual-reflector antennas are the Cassegrain and Gregorian antennas. Probably one of the most important parameters in a reflector antenna is the ratio of the focal length to antenna aperture size (f / d), where the main aperture of the largest circular reflector is derived. Off Axis or Offset Parabolic Antenna Feed The Gregorian reflector feed technique is incredibly kind of like the Cassegrain style. The foremost distinction is that except that the secondary reflector is dished or additional properly non-circular in form. Typical aperture potency levels of over seventieth are often achieved as a result of the.

A bicollimated Gregorian reflector is structurally similar to a classical confocal Gregorian reflector, but its surfaces are shaped to have better scan capability. A geometrical optics procedure. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Reflector antennas. New York: IEEE Press, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors.   Next, authors C. Babu Ravipati and Sudhakar K. Rao, present advanced reflector antennas, which includes discussions on the confocal reflector antenna systems, side fed and front fed offset Cassegrian reflector antennas, non-focused reflector antennas, and reconfigurable s: 1. Another scanable offset antenna arrangement is disclosed in the publication entitled "Limited Electronic Scanning with an Offset-Feed Near-Field Gregorian System" by W. D. Fitzgerald in Technical.