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dc.contributor.authorRodrigo López, Daniel
dc.contributor.authorRomeu Robert, Jordi
dc.contributor.authorCapdevila Cascante, Santiago
dc.contributor.authorJofre Roca, Lluís
dc.contributor.otherUniversitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Departament de Teoria del Senyal i Comunicacions
dc.date.accessioned2016-05-09T12:06:15Z
dc.date.issued2013-03
dc.identifier.citationRodrigo, D., Romeu, J., Capdevila, S., Jofre, L. A figure-of-merit for pattern reconfigurable antennas. "IEEE transactions on antennas and propagation", Març 2013, vol. 61, núm. 3, p. 1448-1453.
dc.identifier.issn0018-926X
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2117/86774
dc.description.abstractThe performance of pattern reconfigurable antennas is evaluated with the purpose of deriving a figure-of-merit for pattern reconfigurability. A general formulation is provided for the average gain achieved by a reconfigurable antenna (RA) in the presence of an incoming plane wave with statistically distributed direction-of-arrival and polarization. It has been observed that for usual scenarios, the polarization dependence can be isolated and the RA performance is directly related to the maximum realized gain achieved in each direction, averaged for all angular directions. This average gain is proposed as figure-of-merit for pattern reconfigurability and it is shown that it can be interpreted as the equivalent number of configurations with non-overlapped radiation patterns. Finally, this figure-of-merit is evaluated for several published RA’s showing that it captures the intuitive notion of pattern reconfigurability, that is, the number of different patterns that the RA can produce.
dc.format.extent6 p.
dc.language.isoeng
dc.subjectÀrees temàtiques de la UPC::Enginyeria de la telecomunicació::Radiocomunicació i exploració electromagnètica::Antenes i agrupacions d'antenes
dc.subject.lcshAntennas (Electronics
dc.subject.otherAntenna radiation patterns
dc.subject.otherBeam-switching
dc.subject.otherReconfigurable antennas
dc.titleA figure-of-merit for pattern reconfigurable antennas
dc.typeArticle
dc.subject.lemacAntenes (Electrònica)
dc.contributor.groupUniversitat Politècnica de Catalunya. ANTENNALAB - Grup d'Antenes i Sistemes Radio
dc.identifier.doi10.1109/TAP.2012.2228619
dc.description.peerreviewedPeer Reviewed
dc.relation.publisherversionhttp://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/articleDetails.jsp?arnumber=6359770
dc.rights.accessRestricted access - publisher's policy
local.identifier.drac12410889
dc.description.versionPostprint (published version)
dc.date.lift10000-01-01
local.citation.authorRodrigo, D.; Romeu, J.; Capdevila, S.; Jofre, L.
local.citation.publicationNameIEEE transactions on antennas and propagation
local.citation.volume61
local.citation.number3
local.citation.startingPage1448
local.citation.endingPage1453


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