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getTaper

System object: phased.URA
Package: phased

Array element tapers

Syntax

wts = getTaper(h)

Description

wts = getTaper(h) returns the tapers, wts, applied to each element of the phased uniform rectangular array (URA), h. Tapers are often referred to as weights.

Input Arguments

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h — Uniform rectangular arrayphased.URA System object

Uniform rectangular array specified as phased.URA System object™.

Output Arguments

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wts — Array element tapersN-by-1 complex-valued vector

Array element tapers returned as an N-by-1, complex-valued vector, where N is the number of elements in the array.

Examples

URA Array Element Tapering

Construct a 5-by-2 element URA with a Taylor window taper along each column. Then, draw the array showing the element taper shading.

taper = taylorwin(5);
ha = phased.URA([5,2],'Taper',[taper,taper]);
w = getTaper(ha)
viewArray(ha,'ShowTaper',true);
w =

    0.5181
    1.2029
    1.5581
    1.2029
    0.5181
    0.5181
    1.2029
    1.5581
    1.2029
    0.5181

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