Radome integrated slotted waveguide antennas
Keywords:slotted waveguide antennas, antenna radomes, antenna production technologies
AbstractThe development of slotted waveguide antennas with an integrated radome is discussed. The integrated radome is intended to improve the resistance of slotted-waveguide antennas against complex environmental conditions and to extend application areas of the antennas. Efficient approaches to the design, simulation, and fabrication of such antennas are considered. The development of a single plane monopulse Ku-band circular array is presented as an example of the implementations of such approaches. The antenna test results are presented to verify the design, simulation, and manufacturing solutions proposed.
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