By Constantine A. Balanis
Updated with colour and grey scale illustrations, a better half web site housing supplementary fabric, and new sections overlaying fresh advancements in antenna research and design
This e-book introduces the basic rules of antenna idea and explains tips on how to follow them to the research, layout, and measurements of antennas. because of the number of equipment of research and layout, and the several antenna constructions on hand, the functions coated during this ebook are made to a few of the main uncomplicated and functional antenna configurations. between those antenna configurations are linear dipoles; loops; arrays; broadband antennas; aperture antennas; horns; microstrip antennas; and reflector antennas. The textual content includes adequate mathematical element to let undergraduate and starting graduate scholars in electric engineering and physics to stick to the circulation of research and layout. Readers must have a simple wisdom of undergraduate electromagnetic idea, together with Maxwell’s equations and the wave equation, introductory physics, and differential and necessary 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 site housing MATLAB courses, Java-based applets and animations, strength aspect notes, Java-based interactive questionnaires and a strategies guide for instructors
- Introduces over a hundred extra end-of-chapter problems
Antenna concept: research and layout, Fourth version is designed to satisfy the wishes 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 obtained 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 nation collage in 1969, and an Honorary Doctorate from the Aristotle college of Thessaloniki in 2004. From 1964 to 1970, he was once with the NASA Langley learn middle in Hampton, VA, and from 1970 to 1983, he used to be with the dep. of electric Engineering of West Virginia collage. In 1983 he joined Arizona kingdom collage and is now Regents' Professor of electric Engineering. Dr. Balanis is additionally a lifestyles fellow of the IEEE.