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Metaheuristic Optimization Techniques for an Electromagnetic Multilayer Radome Design

  • Nguyen, Trung Kien (Department of Information & Communication Engineering, Kongju National University) ;
  • Lee, In-Gon (Department of Information & Communication Engineering, Kongju National University) ;
  • Kwon, Obum (Agency for Defense Development) ;
  • Kim, Yoon-Jae (Agency for Defense Development) ;
  • Hong, Ic-Pyo (Department of Information & Communication Engineering, Kongju National University)
  • Received : 2018.07.26
  • Accepted : 2018.10.17
  • Published : 2019.01.31

Abstract

In this study, an effective method for designing an electromagnetic multilayer radome is introduced. This method is achieved by using ant colony optimization for a continuous domain in the transmission coefficient maximization with stability for a wide angle of incidence in both perpendicular and parallel polarizations in specific X- and Ku-bands. To obtain the optimized parameter for a C-sandwich radome, particle swarm optimization algorithm is operated to give a clear comparison on the effectiveness of ant colony optimization for a continuous domain. The qualification of an optimized multilayer radome is also compared with an effective solid radome type in transmitted power stability and presented in this research.

Keywords

Ant Colony Optimization;Electromagnetic Multilayer Radome Design;Metaheuristic Optimization Algorithm;Particle Swarm Optimization;Transmission Coefficient Maximization

Acknowledgement

Supported by : Agency for Defense Development

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