A Generalized Diagonal Loading Robust Wideband Beam Pattern Synthesis Method

ChangZheng MA  BoonPoh NG  

IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Fundamentals of Electronics, Communications and Computer Sciences   Vol.E88-A   No.2   pp.590-592
Publication Date: 2005/02/01
Online ISSN: 
DOI: 10.1093/ietfec/e88-a.2.590
Print ISSN: 0916-8508
Type of Manuscript: LETTER
Category: Digital Signal Processing
wideband,  beam pattern synthesis,  robust,  diagonal loading,  

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Optimum wideband beam pattern synthesis methods are usually sensitive to antenna elements gain, phase and position errors. In this letter, these errors are taken into account in a constraint optimization process, and a generalized diagonal loading algorithm is obtained. Computer simulations indicate the robustness of this new method.