Delivering both sum and difference beam distributions to a planar monopulse antenna array

Patent Number: 9,219,317
Issued: 12/22/2015
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Abstract: A planar monopulse radar apparatus includes a planar distribution matrix coupled to a planar antenna array having a linear configuration of antenna elements. The planar distribution matrix is responsive to first and second pluralities of weights applied thereto for providing both sum and difference beam distributions across the antenna array.
Filed: 7/24/2012
Application Number: 13/556,348
Government Interests: STATEMENT OF GOVERNMENT INTEREST This invention was made with Government support under Contract No. DE-NA0003525 awarded by the United States Department of Energy/National Nuclear Security Administration. The Government has certain rights in the invention.