getTaper

System object: phased.ULA
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 line array (ULA), h. Tapers are often referred to as weights.

Input Arguments

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h — Uniform line arrayphased.ULA System object

Uniform line array specified as a phased.ULA 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

ULA with Taylor Window Taper

Construct a 5-element ULA with a Taylor window taper. Then, obtain the element taper values.

 	taper = taylorwin(5)';
 	ha = phased.ULA(5,'Taper',taper);
 	w = getTaper(ha)
w =

    0.5181
    1.2029
    1.5581
    1.2029
    0.5181
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