Modern Antenna Design

ISBN-10: 0471457760
ISBN-13: 9780471457763
Edition: 2nd 2005 (Revised)
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Description: * A practical book written for engineers who design and use antennas * The author has many years of hands on experience designing antennas that were used in such applications as the Venus and Mars missions of NASA * The book covers all important  More...

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List price: $235.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/11/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 632
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.684
Language: English

* A practical book written for engineers who design and use antennas * The author has many years of hands on experience designing antennas that were used in such applications as the Venus and Mars missions of NASA * The book covers all important topics of modern antenna design for communications * Numerical methods will be included but only as much as are needed for practical applications

THOMAS A. MILLIGAN is Chief Engineer for Milligan & Associates, Inc., a consulting firm that offers wireless communications solutions. He previously was principal engineer at Lockheed Martin Astronautics, where he specialized in microwave antenna design and analysis. Mr. Milligan is the author of the first edition of Modern Antenna Design and coauthor of Antenna Engineering Using Physical Optics.

Preface
Properties of Antennas
Antenna Radiation
Gain
Effective Area
Path Loss
Radar Range Equation and Cross Section
Why Use an Antenna?
Directivity
Directivity Estimates
Pencil Beam
Butterfly or Omnidirectional Pattern
Beam Efficiency
Input-Impedance Mismatch Loss
Polarization
Circular Polarization Components
Huygens Source Polarization
Relations Between Bases
Antenna Polarization Response
Phase Response of Rotating Antennas
Partial Gain
Measurement of Circular Polarization Using Amplitude Only
Vector Effective Height
Antenna Factor
Mutual Coupling Between Antennas
Antenna Noise Temperature
Communication Link Budget and Radar Range
Multipath
Propagation Over Soil
Multipath Fading
References
Radiation Structures and Numerical Methods
Auxiliary Vector Potentials
Radiation from Electric Currents
Radiation from Magnetic Currents
Apertures: Huygens Source Approximation
Near- and Far-Field Regions
Huygens Source
Boundary Conditions
Physical Optics
Radiated Fields Given Currents
Applying Physical Optics
Equivalent Currents
Reactance Theorem and Mutual Coupling
Method of Moments
Use of the Reactance Theorem for the Method of Moments
General Moments Method Approach
Thin-Wire Moment Method Codes
Surface and Volume Moment Method Codes
Examples of Moment Method Models
Finite-Difference Time-Domain Method
Implementation
Central Difference Derivative
Finite-Difference Maxwell's Equations
Time Step for Stability
Numerical Dispersion and Stability
Computer Storage and Execution Times
Excitation
Waveguide Horn Example
Ray Optics and the Geometric Theory of Diffraction
Fermat's Principle
H-Plane Pattern of a Dipole Located Over a Finite Strip
E-Plane Pattern of a Rectangular Horn
H-Plane Pattern of a Rectangular Horn
Amplitude Variations Along a Ray
Extra Phase Shift Through Caustics
Snell's Laws and Reflection
Polarization Effects in Reflections
Reflection from a Curved Surface
Ray Tracing
Edge Diffraction
Slope Diffraction
Corner Diffraction
Equivalent Currents
Diffraction from Curved Surfaces
References
Arrays
Two-Element Array
Linear Array of N Elements
Hansen and Woodyard End-Fire Array
Phased Arrays
Grating Lobes
Multiple Beams
Planar Array
Grating Lobes in Planar Arrays
Mutual Impedance
Scan Blindness and Array Element Pattern
Compensating Array Feeding for Mutual Coupling
Array Gain
Arrays Using Arbitrarily Oriented Elements
References
Aperture Distributions and Array Synthesis
Amplitude Taper and Phase Error Efficiencies
Separable Rectangular Aperture Distributions
Circularly Symmetrical Distributions
Simple Linear Distributions
Taylor One-Parameter Linear Distribution
Taylor n Line Distribution
Taylor Line Distribution with Edge Nulls
Elliott's Method for Modified Taylor Distribution and Arbitary Sidelobes
Bayliss Line-Source Distribution
Woodward Line-Source Synthesis
Schelkunoff's Unit-Circle Method
Dolph-Chebyshev Linear Array
Villeneuve Array Synthesis
Zero Sampling of Continuous Distributions
Fourier Series Shaped-Beam Array Synthesis
Orchard Method of Array Synthesis
Series-Fed Array and Traveling-Wave Feed Synthesis
Circular Apertures
Circular Gaussian Distribution
Hansen Single-Parameter Circular Distribution
Taylor Circular-Aperture Distribution
Bayliss Circular-Aperture Distribution
Planar Arrays
Convolution Technique for Planar Arrays
Aperture Blockage
Quadratic Phase Error
Beam Efficiency of Circular Apertures with Axisymmetric Distribution
References
Dipoles, Slots, and Loops
Standing-Wave Currents
Radiation Resistance (Conductance)
Babinet-Booker Principle
Dipoles Located Over a Ground Plane
Dipole Mounted Over Finite Ground Planes
Corssed Dipoles for Circular Polarization
Super Turnstile or Batwing Antenna
Corner Reflector
Monopole
Sleeve Antenna
Cavity-Mounted Dipole Antenna
Folded Dipole
Shunt Feeding
Discone Antenna
Baluns
Folded Balun
Sleeve or Bazooka Baluns
Split Coax Balun
Half-Wavelength Balun
Candelabra Balun
Ferrite Core Baluns
Ferrite Candelabra Balun
Transformer Balun
Split Tapered Coax Balun
Natural Balun
Small Loop
Alford Loop
Resonant Loop
Quadrifilar Helix
Cavity-Backed Slots
Stripline Series Slots
Shallow-Cavity Crossed-Slot Antenna
Waveguide-Fed Slots
Rectangular-Waveguide Wall Slots
Circular-Waveguide Slots
Waveguide Slot Arrays
Nonresonant Array
Resonant Array
Improved Design Methods
References
Microstrip Antennas
Microstrip Antenna Patterns
Microstrip Patch Bandwidth and Surface-Wave Efficiency
Rectangular Microstrip Patch Antenna
Quarter-Wave Patch Antenna
Circular Microstrip Patch
Circularly Polarized Patch Antennas
Compact Patches
Directly Fed Stacked Patches
Aperture-Coupled Stacked Patches
Patch Antenna Feed Networks
Series-Fed Array
Microstrip Dipole
Microstrip Franklin Array
Microstrip Antenna Mechanical Properties
References
Horn Antennas
Rectangular Horn (Pyramidal)
Beamwidth
Optimum Rectangular Horn
Designing to Given Beamwidths
Phase Center
Circular-Aperture Horn
Beamwidth
Phase Center
Circular (Conical) Corrugated Horn
Scalar Horn
Corrugation Design
Choke Horns
Rectangular Corrugated Horns
Corrugated Ground Plane
Gaussian Beam
Ridged Waveguide Horns
Box Horn
T-Bar-Fed Slot Antenna
Multimode Circular Horn
Biconical Horn
References
Reflector Antennas
Paraboloidal Reflector Geometry
Paraboloidal Reflector Aperture Distribution Losses
Approximate Spillover and Amplitude Taper Trade-offs
Phase Error Losses and Axial Defocusing
Astigmatism
Feed Scanning
Random Phase Errors
Focal Plane Fields
Feed Mismatch Due to the Reflector
Front-to-Back Ratio
Offset-Fed Reflector
Reflections from Conic Sections
Dual-Reflector Antennas
Feed Blockage
Diffraction Loss
Cassegrain Tolerances
Feed and Subreflector Support Strut Radiation
Gain/Noise Temperature of a Dual Reflector
Displaced-Axis Dual Reflector
Offset-Fed Dual Reflector
Horn Reflector and Dragonian Dual Reflector
Spherical Reflector
Shaped Reflectors
Cylindrical Reflector Synthesis
Circularly Symmetrical Reflector Synthesis
Doubly Curved Reflector for Shaped Beams
Dual Shaped Reflectors
Optimization Synthesis of Shaped and Multiple-Beam Reflectors
References
Lens Antennas
Single Refracting Surface Lenses
Zoned Lenses
General Two-Surface Lenses
Single-Surface or Contact Lenses
Metal Plate Lenses
Surface Mismatch and Dielectric Losses
Feed Scanning of a Hyperboloidal Lens
Dual-Surface Lenses
Coma-Free Axisymmetric Dielectric Lens
Specified Aperture Distribution Axisymmetric Dielectric Lens
Bootlace Lens
Luneburg Lens
References
Traveling-Wave Antennas
General Traveling Waves
Slow Wave
Fast Waves (Leaky Wave Structure)
Long Wire Antennas
Beverage Antenna
V Antenna
Rhombic Antenna
Yagi-Uda Antennas
Multiple-Feed Yagi-Uda Antennas
Resonant Loop Yagi-Uda Antennas
Corrugated Rod (Cigar) Antenna
Dielectric Rod (Polyrod) Antenna
Helical Wire Antenna
Helical Modes
Axial Mode
Feed of a Helical Antenna
Long Helical Antenna
Short Helical Antenna
Short Backfire Antenna
Tapered Slot Antennas
Leaky Wave Structures
References
Frequency-Independent Antennas
Spiral Antennas
Modal Expansion of Antenna Patterns
Archimedean Spiral
Equiangular Spiral
Pattern Analysis of Spiral Antennas
Spiral Construction and Feeding
Spiral Construction
Balun Feed
Infinite Balun
Beamformer and Coaxial Line Feed
Spiral and Beamformer Measurements
Feed Network and Antenna Interaction
Modulated Arm Width Spiral
Conical Log Spiral Antenna
Mode 2 Conical Log Spiral Antenna
Feeding Conical Log Spirals
Log-Periodic Antennas
Log-Periodic Dipole Antenna
Feeding a Log-Periodic Dipole Antenna
Phase Center
Elevation Angle
Arrays of Log-Periodic Dipole Antennas
Other Log-Periodic Types
Log-Periodic Antenna Feeding Paraboloidal Reflector
V Log-Periodic Array
Cavity-Backed Planar Log-Periodic Antennas
References
Phased Arrays
Fixed Phase Shifters (Phasers)
Quantization Lobes
Array Errors
Nonuniform and Random Element Existence Arrays
Linear Space Tapered Array
Circular Space Tapered Array
Statistically Thinned Array
Array Element Pattern
Feed Networks
Corporate Feed
Series Feed
Variable Power Divider and Phase Shifter
Butler Matrix
Space Feeding
Tapered Feed Network with Uniform-Amplitude Subarrays
Pattern Null Formation in Arbitrary Array
Phased Array Application to Communication Systems
Near-Field Measurements on Phased Arrays

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