A Study on the Performance of a Complementary Auxiliary Antenna Pattern for Maisel Sidelobe Blanker

2018-04-27
DINLER, Dogancan
Candan, Çağatay
KOC, Sencer
The problem of coupling between probability of target blanking (P-TB) and probability of blanking (P-B) in Maisel sidelobe blanker (SLB) is addressed and a complementary auxiliary antenna pattern is proposed for phased array radar systems. The numerical results indicate that the complementary pattern provides an improvement on P-TB and P-B especially for the cases where antennas have poor mainlobe-to-sidelobe ratio.

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Citation Formats
D. DINLER, Ç. Candan, and S. KOC, “A Study on the Performance of a Complementary Auxiliary Antenna Pattern for Maisel Sidelobe Blanker,” 2018, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: https://hdl.handle.net/11511/36008.