Array Geometries and Analysis

Uniform linear arrays (ULA), uniform rectangular arrays (URA), uniform circular arrays (UCA), conformal arrays, subarrays, array response, steering vectors

The Phased Array System Toolbox™ provides algorithms and apps for modeling active and passive antenna and microphone arrays. Array types include uniform linear arrays, uniform rectangular arrays, and uniform circular arrays. You can also build arrays with arbitrary geometries. Look at Phased Array Gallery for examples of the different array types that the toolbox lets you create. Algorithms are provided for subarray and partitioned array processing. You can model array perturbations and mutual coupling between elements and create heterogeneous arrays with multiple element types. All arrays let you incorporate antennas from Phased Array System Toolbox or Antenna Toolbox™. The toolbox includes functions for drawing array patterns, analyzing array performance, and for creating steering vectors for array pointing.

System Objects

phased.ULA Uniform linear array
phased.URA Uniform rectangular array
phased.UCA Uniform circular array
phased.ConformalArray Conformal array
phased.PartitionedArray Phased array partitioned into subarrays
phased.ReplicatedSubarray Phased array formed by replicated subarrays
phased.HeterogeneousConformalArray Heterogeneous conformal array
phased.HeterogeneousULA Heterogeneous uniform linear array
phased.HeterogeneousURA Heterogeneous uniform rectangular array
phased.SteeringVector Sensor array steering vector
phased.ArrayGain Sensor array gain
phased.ArrayResponse Sensor array response
phased.ElementDelay Sensor array element delay estimator


az2broadside Convert azimuth angle to broadside angle
broadside2az Convert broadside angle to azimuth angle
pilotcalib Array calibration using pilot sources


Sensor Array Analyzer Analyze beam pattern of linear, planar, and conformal sensor arrays
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