Combined acousto-electromagnetic antennas for radioacoustic sounding of the atmosphere


  • Yurii N. Ulianov National Technical University "Kharkiv Polytechnic Institute", Ukraine
  • Nina G. Maksimova Kharkiv National University of Radioelectronics, Ukraine
  • Yakov S. Shifrin Kharkiv National University of Radioelectronics, Ukraine



combined antennas, noise-immunity, parasitic modulation, phased acoustic antenna arrays, radioacostic sounding of the atmosphere, random errors, reflector antennas, wind adaptation


History of the development of combined acousto-electromagnetic antennas for the atmosphere radioacoustic sounding equipment is briefly considered. Advantages and shortages of combined reflector antennas and combined PAAs are pointed out. The modulation effect of sounding electromagnetic radiation at the sound frequency, which is inherent in the combined antennas, is analyzed. Particular attention is given to the statistical aspects of acoustic PAA operation - to the influence of randomness in the sources distribution in antennas on their radiation patterns.


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Remote sensing and hydroacoustic antennas