minor lobe

minor lobe

[′mīn·ər ¦lōb]
(electromagnetism)
Any lobe except the major lobe of an antenna radiation pattern. Also known as secondary lobe; side lobe.
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The original description of drumsticks notes that they had to be distinguished from sessile nodules, small clubs, minor lobe, and tags, all of which can be observed in male neutrophils.
All radiation lobes except major lobe are names as minor lobes. Each antenna pattern radiation lobe in a direction other than proper direction is called side lobe.
For this array, fitness function optimize (minimized) by GA should be defined as: Fitness=max(20log(E()/maxE())) (2) These coefficients are improved using GA in a way that minor lobes' surface to the major lobe is less than a desired value.