shaped-beam antenna

shaped-beam antenna

[′shāpt ¦bēm an ′ten·ə]
(electromagnetism)
Antenna with a directional pattern which, over a certain angular range, is of special shape for some particular use.
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Vallecchi, "Modular hybrid architecture for a large aperture circularly polarized shaped-beam antenna," EuMA: 39th European Microwave Conference, 755-758, 2009.
van Rensburg and EADS Astrium for providing the near-field measurement data of the broad-beam and the shaped-beam antenna presented in Section 3.
Specifically, the microwave components include advanced multibeam antennas, shaped-beam antennas, shaped reflector antennas, an active phased-array fed and direct radiating antennas, MMIC beam-forming networks, microwave switch matrices and solid-state power amplifiers.