Methodology for Designing and Developing a New Ultra-Wideband Antenna Based on Bio-Inspired Optimization Techniques

Report No. ARL-TR-8225
Authors: Canh Ly; Nghia Tran; Ozlem Kilic
Date/Pages: November 2017; 28 pages
Abstract: The rapid designs and developments of a new ultra-wideband (UWB) antenna are needed for imaging radar technologies for deployment in small unmanned air and ground vehicles for a variety of US Army applications. In this research, the design and development of a new UWB antenna is investigated. Bio-inspired optimization techniques such as particle swarm optimization and full-wave numerical techniques are utilized to optimize all desired antenna parameters in this report.
Distribution: Approved for public release
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