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System object: phased.ConformalArray
Package: phased

Polarization capability


flag = isPolarizationCapable(h)


flag = isPolarizationCapable(h) returns a Boolean value, flag, indicating whether the array supports polarization. An array supports polarization if all of its constituent sensor elements support polarization.

Input Arguments

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Conformal array specified as a phased.ConformalArray System object™.

Output Arguments

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Polarization-capability returned as a Boolean value true if the array supports polarization or false if it does not.


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Show that a circular conformal array of phased.ShortDipoleAntennaElement antenna elements supports polarization.

N = 8;
azang = (0:N-1)*360/N-180;
antenna = phased.ShortDipoleAntennaElement;
array = phased.ConformalArray(...
ans =



The returned value 1 shows that this array supports polarization.

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