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Antenna Theory and Design

ISBN-10: 0471025909
ISBN-13: 9780471025900
Edition: 2nd 1998 (Revised)
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Description: With the emphasis on applications, this edition includes recent antenna innovations. The work introduces a succinct treatment of the finite difference, time domain (FDTD) computational technique and includes physical theory of diffraction (PTD).

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List price: $218.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/29/1997
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 664
Size: 7.75" wide x 10.75" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.948
Language: English

With the emphasis on applications, this edition includes recent antenna innovations. The work introduces a succinct treatment of the finite difference, time domain (FDTD) computational technique and includes physical theory of diffraction (PTD).

Antenna Fundamentals and Definitions
How Antennas Radiate
Overview of Antennas
Electromagnetic Fundamentals
Solution of Maxwell's Equations for Radiation Problems
The Ideal Dipole
Radiation Patterns
Radiation Pattern Basics
Radiation from Line Currents
Far-Field Conditions and Field Regions
Steps in the Evaluation of Radiation Fields
Radiation Pattern Definitions
Radiation Pattern Parameters
Directivity and Gain
Antenna Impedance, Radiation Efficiency, and the Short Dipole
Antenna Polarization
Some Simple Radiating Systems and Antenna Practice
Electrically Small Dipoles
Antennas Above a Perfect Ground Plane
Image Theory
Small Loop Antennas
The Small Loop Antenna
Antennas in Communication Systems
Practical Considerations for Electrically Small Antennas
The Array Factor for Linear Arrays
Uniformly Excited, Equally Spaced Linear Arrays
The Array Factor Expression
Main Beam Scanning and Beamwidth
The Ordinary Endfire Array
The Hansen-Woodyard Endfire Array
Pattern Multiplication
Directivity of Uniformly Excited, Equally Spaced Linear Arrays
Nonuniformly Excited, Equally Spaced Linear Arrays
Mutual Coupling
Impedance Effects of Mutual Coupling
Array Pattern Evaluation Including Mutual Coupling
Multidimensional Arrays
Phased Arrays and Array Feeding Techniques
Scan Principles
Feed Networks for Beam Scanning
Scan Blindness
Perspective on Arrays
Line Sources
The Uniform Line Source
Tapered Line Sources
Fourier Transform Relations Between the Far-Field Pattern and the Source Distribution
Superdirective Line Sources
Resonant Antennas: Wires and Patches
Dipole Antennas
Straight Wire Dipoles
The Vee Dipole
Folded Dipole Antennas
Feeding Wire Antennas
Yagi-Uda Antennas
Corner Reflector Antennas
Wire Antennas Above an Imperfect Ground Plane
Pattern Effects of a Real Earth Ground Plane
Ground Plane Construction
Large Loop Antennas
Microstrip Antennas
Microstrip Patch Antennas
Microstrip Arrays
Broadband Antennas
Traveling-Wave Wire Antennas
Helical Antennas
Normal Mode Helix Antenna
Axial Mode Helix Antenna
Biconical Antennas
Infinite Biconical Antenna
Finite Biconical Antenna
Discone Antenna
Sleeve Antennas
Sleeve Monopoles
Sleeve Dipoles
Principles of Frequency-Independent Antennas
Spiral Antennas
Equiangular Spiral Antenna
Archimedean Spiral Antenna
Conical Equiangular Spiral Antenna
Related Configurations
Log-Periodic Antennas
Aperture Antennas
Radiation from Apertures and Huygens' Principle
Rectangular Apertures
The Uniform Rectangular Aperture
Tapered Rectangular Apertures
Techniques for Evaluating Gain
Gain and Efficiencies
Simple Directivity Formulas
Rectangular Horn Antennas
H-Plane Sectoral Horn Antenna
E-Plane Sectoral Horn Antenna
Pyramidal Horn Antenna
Circular Apertures
The Uniform Circular Aperture
Tapered Circular Apertures
Reflector Antennas
Parabolic Reflector Antenna Principles
Axisymmetric Parabolic Reflector Antenna
Offset Parabolic Reflectors
Dual Reflector Antennas
Cross-Polarization and Scanning Properties of Reflector Antennas
Gain Calculations for Reflector Antennas
Other Reflector Antennas
Feed Antennas for Reflectors
Field Representations
Matching the Feed to the Reflector
A General Feed Model
Feed Antennas Used in Practice
Antenna Synthesis
The Synthesis Problem
Formulation of the Synthesis Problem
Synthesis Principles
Line Source Shaped Beam Synthesis Methods
Fourier Transform Method
Woodward-Lawson Sampling Method
Linear Array Shaped Beam Synthesis Methods
Fourier Series Method
Woodward-Lawson Sampling Method
Comparison of Shaped Beam Synthesis Methods
Low Side-Lobe, Narrow Main Beam Synthesis Methods
Dolph-Chebyshev Linear Array Method
Taylor Line Source Method
Antennas in Systems and Antenna Measurements
Receiving Properties of Antennas
Antenna Noise Temperature and Radiometry
Reciprocity and Antenna Measurements
Pattern Measurement and Antenna Ranges
Gain Measurement
Gain Measurement of CP Antennas
Gain Estimation
Polarization Measurement
Polarization Pattern Method
Spinning Linear Method
Dual-Linear Method
Field Intensity Measurements
CEM for Antennas: The Method of Moments
Introduction to Computational Electromagnetics
Introduction to the Method of Moments
Pocklington's Integral Equation
Integral Equations and Kirchhoff's Network Equations
Source Modeling
Weighted Residuals and the Method of Moments
Two Alternative Approaches to the Method of Moments
Linear Algebra Formulation of MoM
Formulation and Computational Considerations
Other Expansion and Weighting Functions
Other Electric Field Integral Equations for Wires
Computer Time Considerations
Toeplitz Matrices
Block Toeplitz Matrices
Compressed Matrices
Calculation of Antenna and Scatterer Characteristics
The Wire Antenna or Scatterer as an N-Port Network
Series Connections
Parallel Connections
Antenna Arrays
The Linear Array
The Circular Array
Two-Dimensional Planar Array of Dipoles
Radar Cross Section of Antennas
Modeling of Solid Surfaces
Wire-Grid Model
Continuous Surface Model
CEM for Antennas: Finite Difference Time Domain Method
Maxwell's Equations for the FD-TD Method
Three-Dimensional Problem Formulation
Two-Dimensional Problem Formulation
One-Dimensional Problem Formulation
Finite Differences and the Yee Algorithm
Cell Size, Numerical Stability, and Dispersion
Computer Algorithms and FD-TD Implementation
Absorbing Boundary Conditions
Source Conditions
Source Functionality
The Hard Source
The Soft Source
Total-Field/Scattered-Field Formulation
Pure Scattered-Field Formulation
Near Fields and Far Fields
A Two-Dimensional Example: An E-Plane Sectoral Horn Antenna
Antenna Analysis and Applications
Impedance, Efficiency, and Gain
The Monopole over a PEC Ground Plane
The Vivaldi Slotline Array
CEM for Antennas: High-Frequency Methods
Geometrical Optics
Wedge Diffraction Theory
The Ray-Fixed Coordinate System
A Uniform Theory of Wedge Diffraction
E-Plane Analysis of Horn Antennas
Cylindrical Parabolic Antenna
Radiation by a Slot on a Finite Ground Plane
Radiation by a Monopole on a Finite Ground Plane
Equivalent Current Concepts
A Multiple Diffraction Formulation
Diffraction by Curved Surfaces
Extension of Moment Methods Using the Geometrical Theory of Diffraction
Physical Optics
Method of Stationary Phase
Physical Theory of Diffraction
Cylindrical Parabolic Reflector Antenna-PTD
Tables of Commonly Used Frequencies
Radio Frequency Bands
Television Channel Frequencies
Mobile Telephone Bands
Radar Bands
Data Material and Other Constants
Conductivities of Good Conductors
Wire Data
Dielectric Constant: Permittivity
Velocity of Light
Intrinsic Impedance of Free Space
Unit Vector Representations
Vector Identities
Vector Differential Operators
Trigonometric Relations
Hyperbolic Relations
Useful Mathematical Relations
Dirac Delta Function
Binomial Theorem
Bessel Functions
Some Useful Integrals
Computing Packages
General Antenna Pagkage: APV
Array Plotting Package: PCARRPAT
Wire Antenna Code: WIRE
Parabolic Reflector Antenna Code: PRAC
Diffraction Codes

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