Design and optimization of tri-band coaxial feed horn for the radio telescope antenna

Authors

  • Andrey O. Perov Usikov Institute for Radiophysics and Electronics of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Ukraine http://orcid.org/0000-0003-2847-8164
  • Vladimir V. Glamazdin Usikov Institute of Radiophysics and Electronics of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Ukraine
  • Valery N. Skresanov Usikov Institute of Radiophysics and Electronics of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Ukraine

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1109/ICATT.2013.6650805

Keywords:

horn antennas, coaxial horn matching, mode-matching method

Abstract

An exact full-wave model for simulation and optimization of the multi band horns with axial corrugation is described. The main steps at the design (S/X/Ka) horn for the given specification of supposed reflector are presented.

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Published

2014-02-19