• Antenna elements for sparse-regular aperture arrays 

      Klopper, Brandt (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2019-04)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The central theme of this dissertation regards the design and analysis of antenna elements in sparse-regular aperture arrays (AAs) for radio astronomy applications. Throughout this work, a set of modelling ...
    • Expanding the field of view: station design for the AAMID SKA radio telescope 

      Bij de Vaate, Jan Geralt (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2019-12)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The discovery of radio astronomy dates back to 1928, when Karl Jansky made the first detection of cosmic noise static. Radio astronomy is therefore a relatively young science and its development is ...
    • Partially filled radial power combiner with port isolation 

      Du Toit, Hendrik J. (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2020-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: This dissertation documents the design and testing of a partially filled radial power combiner with a passive peripheral isolation network, at 4 GH'. A review of available literature on power combiners ...