Cross-polarization and sidelobe suppression in dual linear polarization antenna arrays

Kim Woelders, Johan Granholm

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    Abstract

    In recent years, there has been an increasing interest in dual linear polarization antennas for various purposes, e.g. polarimetric synthetic aperture radar (SAR) imaging. A key design goal for dual polarization antennas is to obtain a high cross-polarization suppression. When using standard techniques for improving the cross-polarization suppression in dual linear polarization antenna arrays undesired sidelobes appear. This paper describes the properties of some known cross-polarization suppression methods and presents a new method for obtaining high cross-polarization suppression and simultaneously avoiding undesired sidelobes
    Original languageEnglish
    JournalI E E E Transactions on Antennas and Propagation
    Volume45
    Issue number12
    Pages (from-to)1727 - 1740
    ISSN0018-926X
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 1997

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