optimum array current

optimum array current

[′äp·tə·məm ə′rā ‚kə·rənt]
(electromagnetism)
The current distribution in a broadside antenna array which is such that for a specified side-lobe level the beam width is as narrow as possible, and for a specified first null the side-lobe level is as small as possible.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.