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cosecant-squared pattern[kō′sē‚kant ¦skwerd ′pad·ərn]
A ground radar-antenna radiation pattern that sends less power to nearby objects than to those farther away in the same sector; the field intensity varies as the square of the cosecant of the elevation angle.
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References in periodicals archive
Monediere, "Design of a cosecant-squared pattern
antenna fed by a new butler matrix topology for base station at 42 GHz," IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, vol.
The measured results showed good impedance matching performance, and a cosecant-squared pattern
with some distortion of the main beam.