This authoritative text provides the most up-to-date methods on the theory and design of small antennas, including an extensive survey of small antenna literature published over the past several years. Written by experts at the forefront of antenna research, Small Antennas: Miniaturization Techniques & Applications begins with a detailed presentation of small antenna theory--narrowband and wideband--and progresses to small antenna design methods, such as materials and shaping approaches for multiband and wideband antennas.
Generic miniaturization techniques are presented for narrowband, multiband, and wideband antennas. Two chapters devoted to metamaterials antennas and methods to achieve optimal small antennas, as well as a chapter on RFID technologies and related antennas, are included in this comprehensive volume. Coverage includes:Small antenna theory and optimal parameters Theory and limits of wideband electrically small antennas Extensive literature survey of small antenna designs Practical antenna miniaturization approaches Conformal wideband antennas based on spirals Negative refractive index (NRI) metamaterial and electromagnetic band gap (EBG) based antennas Small antennas based on magnetic photonic and degenerate band edge crystals Impedance matching for small antennas using passive and active circuits RFID antennas and technology
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
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