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Reflectarray Membrane Study for Deployable SAR Antenna

Di Maria, Alberto and Limbach, Markus and Horn, Ralf and Reigber, Andreas (2009) Reflectarray Membrane Study for Deployable SAR Antenna. In: European Conference on Antennas and Propagation (EuCAP), p. 4. European Conference on Antennas and Propagation (EuCAP), 2009-03-23 - 2009-03-27, Berlin, Germany.

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Abstract

In this paper a reflectarray design for a membrane spaceborne antenna to be used in a typical SAR mission is presented. An L-Band reflectarray, with a dimension of 10 by 6 meters on Kapton foil substrate, has been designed. To evaluate the tolerance to the membrane deformations, a model for the surface wrinkles and sag is developed and their effects on the antenna performance are analyzed. Finally, a full-wave numerical analysis has been performed and the result are presented.

Item URL in elib:https://elib.dlr.de/58544/
Document Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Speech, Paper)
Title:Reflectarray Membrane Study for Deployable SAR Antenna
Authors:
AuthorsInstitution or Email of AuthorsAuthors ORCID iD
Di Maria, AlbertoUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Limbach, MarkusUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Horn, RalfUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Reigber, AndreasUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Date:March 2009
Journal or Publication Title:European Conference on Antennas and Propagation (EuCAP)
Refereed publication:No
Open Access:Yes
Gold Open Access:No
In SCOPUS:No
In ISI Web of Science:No
Page Range:p. 4
Status:Published
Keywords:Antenna, Membrane, SAR, Satellite, Reflectarray
Event Title:European Conference on Antennas and Propagation (EuCAP)
Event Location:Berlin, Germany
Event Type:international Conference
Event Dates:2009-03-23 - 2009-03-27
HGF - Research field:Aeronautics, Space and Transport (old)
HGF - Program:Space (old)
HGF - Program Themes:W EO - Erdbeobachtung
DLR - Research area:Space
DLR - Program:W EO - Erdbeobachtung
DLR - Research theme (Project):W - Vorhaben Flugzeug-SAR (old)
Location: Oberpfaffenhofen
Institutes and Institutions:Microwaves and Radar Institute
Microwaves and Radar Institute > SAR Technology
Deposited By: Di Maria, Alberto
Deposited On:30 Mar 2009
Last Modified:31 Jul 2019 19:24

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