Antenna Engineering Handbook, Fourth Edition

Hardcover | June 28, 2007

byJohn Volakis

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The “bible of antenna engineering” fully updated to provide state-of-the-art coverage in antenna design and applications

Edited by John L. Volakis, one of the world's leading authorities in antenna engineering, this trusted resource covers all the classic antenna types plus many new types and designs used in communications systems, satellites, radars, and emerging applications from WLAN to automotive systems to biomedical to smart antennas.

You will also find expert discussion of topics critical to successful antenna design and engineering, such as measurement techniques and computational methods, a materials guide, wave propagation basics, microwave circuits, and matching techniques, as well as diversity and MIMO propagation models, frequency selective surfaces, and metamaterials. Packed with 1,500 illustrations, the 4th Edition of Antenna Engineering Handbook presents:

  • Step-by-step guidance on most antennas (modern and classic)
  • 59 chapters with 21 new chapters and 38 fully updated chapters from the previous edition
  • Contributions from over 80 well-known antenna experts
  • Full-color insert illustrating many commercial and military antennas

    Get Quick Access to All of Today's Cutting-Edge Antennas

    • Printed and Conformal Antennas • Wideband Patch Antennas • Wideband Arrays • Leaky-Wave Antennas • EBG Antennas • UWB Antennas and Arrays • Portable TV Antennas • Reconfigurable Antennas • Active Antennas • Millimeter Wave and TeraHertz Antennas • Fractal Antennas • Handset and Terminal Antennas • Biomedical Antennas • ECM and ESM antennas • Dielectric Resonator Antennas • Lens Antennas • Radiometer Antennas • Satellite Antennas • Reflector and Earth Station Antennas • and Dozens More!

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The “bible of antenna engineering” fully updated to provide state-of-the-art coverage in antenna design and applicationsEdited by John L. Volakis, one of the world's leading authorities in antenna engineering, this trusted resource covers all the classic antenna types plus many new types and designs used in communications systems, sate...

John L. Volakis is the Roy and Lois Chope Chair Professor of Engineering and also serves as Director of the Electroscience Laboratory. A native of Chios, Greece, Dr. Volakis obtained his Ph.D. from The Ohio State University in 1982 and was a professor at The University of Michigan (1984-2002) prior to returning to The Ohio State Univer...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:1800 pages, 9.3 × 6.3 × 2.78 inPublished:June 28, 2007Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Part 1: Introduction and Fundamentals
Chapter 1: Fundamentals of Ants,Arrays & Mobile Communications
Chapter 2: Frequency Bands for Military and Commercial Applications
Chapter 3: Arrays of Discrete Elements
Part 2: Types and Design Methods
Chapter 4: Dipoles and Monopoles
Chapter 5: Loop Antennas
Chapter 6: Small Antennas
Chapter 7: Microstrip Antennas
Chapter 8: Slot Antennas
Chapter 9: Waveguide Slot Antenna Arrays
Chapter 10: Surface-Wave Antennas
Chapter 11: Leaky Wave Antennas
Chapter 12: Helical Antennas
Chapter 13: Frequency Independent Antennas
Chapter 14: Horn Antennas
Chapter 15: Reflector Antennas
Chapter 16: Wideband Microstrip Antennas
Chapter 17: Dielectric Resonator Antennas
Chapter 18: Lens Antennas
Chapter 19: Ultrawide Bandwidth Antenna Design
Chapter 20: Phased Arrays
Chapter 21: Array Phase Shifters: Theory and Technology
Chapter 22: Conformal and Low-Profile Arrays
Chapter 23: Millimeter-Wave and Teraherz Antennas
Chapter 24: Ultra Wideband Arrays
Chapter 25: Smart Antennas
Chapter 26: Methods of Polarization Synthesis
Part 3: Applications
Chapter 27: Low- and Medium-Frequency Antennas
Chapter 28: HF Antennas
Chapter 29: VHF and UHF Antennas for Communications
Chapter 30: Portable TV Antennas
Chapter 31: Reconfigurable Antennas
Chapter 32: Active Antennas
Chapter 33: Fractal Antennas
Chapter 34: Low Profile Antenna Performance Enhancement Utilizing Engineered Electromagnetic Materials
Chapter 35: Reflectarray Antennas
Chapter 36: Mobile Handset Antennas
Chapter 37: Broadband Planar Antennas for High Speed Wireless Communications
Chapter 38: Antennas for Medical Applications
Chapter 39: Automobile Antennas
Chapter 40: Aircraft Antennas
Chapter 41: Radiometer Antennas
Chapter 42: Antenna Tracking
Chapter 43: Microwave Beacon Antennas
Chapter 44: Satellite Antennas
Chapter 45: Earth Station Antennas
Chapter 46: Seeker Antennas
Chapter 47: Direction Finding Antennas and Systems
Chapter 48: ESM and ECM Antennas
Chapter 49: Radio-Telescope Antennas
Chapter 50: Indoor Antenna Measurements
Part 4: Topics Associated with Antennas
Chapter 51: Transmission Lines and Waveguides
Chapter 52: Impedance Matching, Broadbanding, and Baluns
Chapter 53: Randomes
Chapter 54: Propagation
Chapter 55: Materials and Design Data
Chapter 56: Frequency Selective Surfaces
Chapter 57: Propagation Models and Antennas for MIMO
Chapter 58: Multipath Techniques for Handset/Terminal Antennas
Chapter 59: Computational Electromagetics for Antennas