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Inadequacy of the Rayleigh range criterion for superdirective arrays

Inadequacy of the Rayleigh range criterion for superdirective arrays

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The Rayleigh range criterion for measurement of radiation patterns is shown to be inadequate for superdirective arrays. An acceptable distance for radiation-pattern measurements depends on the tolerance of the superdirective illumination function.

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