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|Title: ||Antenna cluster for spacecraft high effective isotropic radiated power (EIRP)|
|Authors: ||Clauss, Robert C.|
Lovick, Richard B.
Mysoor, Narayan R.
Effective Isotropic Radiated Power (EIRP)
beam - steering
|Issue Date: ||5-Mar-2005 |
|Publisher: ||Pasadena, CA : Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2005.|
|Citation: ||IEEE Aerospace Conference, Big Sky, Montana, March 05-12, 2005.|
|Abstract: ||The results of a trade study comparing the single-antenna approach with the antenna-cluster approach are given, using a cluster of four antennas. The system architecture and the high-EIRP cluster concept are described. Advantages pf the cluster concept over a single antenna include electronic beam steering, reduced antenna mass, higher antenna efficiency, lower point density in the transmit system components, spatial power combing and graceful degradation.|
|Appears in Collections:||JPL TRS 1992+|
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