By Constantine A. Balanis
Updated with colour and grey scale illustrations, a better half site housing supplementary fabric, and new sections protecting fresh advancements in antenna research and design
This booklet introduces the elemental ideas of antenna idea and explains how one can observe them to the research, layout, and measurements of antennas. because of the number of tools of study and layout, and different antenna buildings to be had, the purposes coated during this booklet are made to a few of the main simple and sensible antenna configurations. between those antenna configurations are linear dipoles; loops; arrays; broadband antennas; aperture antennas; horns; microstrip antennas; and reflector antennas. The textual content comprises adequate mathematical aspect to allow undergraduate and starting graduate scholars in electric engineering and physics to persist with the circulation of research and layout. Readers must have a simple wisdom of undergraduate electromagnetic thought, together with Maxwell’s equations and the wave equation, introductory physics, and differential and quintessential calculus.
- Presents new sections on versatile and conformal bowtie, Vivaldi antenna, antenna miniaturization, antennas for cellular communications, dielectric resonator antennas, and scale modeling
- Provides colour and grey scale figures and illustrations to raised depict antenna radiation characteristics
- Includes entry to a better half web site housing MATLAB courses, Java-based applets and animations, energy aspect notes, Java-based interactive questionnaires and a ideas guide for instructors
- Introduces over a hundred extra end-of-chapter problems
Antenna thought: research and layout, Fourth variation is designed to fulfill the desires of senior undergraduate and starting graduate point scholars in electric engineering and physics, in addition to working towards engineers and antenna designers.
Constantine A. Balanis acquired his BSEE measure from the Virginia Tech in 1964, his MEE measure from the college of Virginia in 1966, his PhD in electric Engineering from The Ohio country college in 1969, and an Honorary Doctorate from the Aristotle collage of Thessaloniki in 2004. From 1964 to 1970, he used to be with the NASA Langley examine middle in Hampton, VA, and from 1970 to 1983, he used to be with the dept of electric Engineering of West Virginia collage. In 1983 he joined Arizona kingdom college and is now Regents' Professor of electric Engineering. Dr. Balanis can be a existence fellow of the IEEE.