Antennas and Wave Propagation
Aimed at a single-semester course on antennas at the undergraduate level, Antennas and Wave Propagation provides a lucid explanation of the fundamentals of antennas and propagation. This student-friendly text also includes simple design procedures along with a large number of examples and exercises.
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amplitude aperture array factor axis bandwidth beamwidth biconical antenna Calculate circularly polarized coaxial components compute Consider current distribution current element dielectric diffraction direction distance earth electric field electromagnetic waves element pattern equation equivalence principle EXAMPLE excitation expression far-field region field intensity free space frequency function gain given by Eqn ground plane H fields helical antenna hence Hertzian dipole horn incident input impedance integral ionosphere isotropic antenna linearly polarized log-periodic magnetic field main beam main lobe maximum measurement medium monopole nulls paraboloid parameters path loss phase plane wave polarized wave power density propagation constant radiated power radiation intensity radiation pattern radiation resistance radius ratio receive antenna received power reflector refraction rotation shown in Fig side lobe simplifying Snell's law Solution spherical coordinates surface test antenna transmission line transmit antenna two-port network visible region voltage wave propagation wavelength x-y plane z-directed zero