A super-directional microphone is designed for sound pick-up in a noisy environment. It is based on a microphone array in an obstacle whose shape and characteristics are optimized to get a high directivity and attenuate the aliasing lobes.

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Keywords Beamforming, Boundary & finite element methods, DSP, Microphone array, Optimization, Super-directional microphone
Persistent URL dx.doi.org/10.1109/IMTC.2003.1208256
Conference IMTC'05 - Proceedings of the IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference
Citation
Dedieu, S. (Stéphane), Moquin, P. (Philippe), & Goubran, R. (2005). Sound measurement in noisy environment using optimized conformal microphone arrays. In Conference Record - IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference (pp. 748–751). doi:10.1109/IMTC.2003.1208256