Radiation Pattern Reconstruction from the Near-Field Amplitude Measurement on Two Planes Using PSO
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The paper presents a new approach to the radiation pattern reconstruction from near-field amplitude only measurement over a two planar scanning surfaces. This new method for antenna pattern reconstruction is based on the global optimization PSO (Particle Swarm Optimization). The paper presents appropriate phaseless measurement requirements and phase retrieval algorithm together with a brief description of the particle swarm optimization method. In order to examine the methodologies developed in this paper, phaseless measurement results for two different antennas are presented and compared to results obtained by a complex measurement (amplitude and phase).
KeywordsNear-field, radiation pattern, planar near-field scanning, amplitude near-field measurement, phase reconstruction, global optimization, particle swarm optimization (PSO)
Document typePeer reviewed
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SourceRadioengineering. 2005, vol. 14, č. 4, s. 63-67. ISSN 1210-2512
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