The Comparison of Two Monopulse Tracking Systems: Four – Horn and Multimode (based on the simulation results of HFSS)

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Volume-4 Issue-9                      
Year of Publication : 2013
Authors : Brinda M. Chotaliya , SugamPolara

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Brinda M. Chotaliya , SugamPolara. "The Comparison of Two Monopulse Tracking Systems: Four – Horn and Multimode (based on the simulation results of HFSS)". International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology (IJETT). V4(9):4059-4063 Sep 2013. ISSN:2231-5381. www.ijettjournal.org. published by seventh sense research group.

Abstract

The tracking system is a functional block of satellite and navigating system that detects the presence of various electromagnetic scatterers and determines their location. During the past two decades, a considerable amount of work has gone into the development of tracking schemes for the satellite communication system.Here is a review of few techniques based on the recent researches being carried out in this field. Comparison of the most widely used four – horn and multimode monopulse tracking systems are made and as a further study of the part of dissertation, appropriate simulations based on HFSS has been carried out to support the comparison made indicating the significances and insignificances.

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Keywords
Antenna feed, aperture coupled antennas, hybrid junction, radar tracking.