Antenna Theory: Analysis and Design by Constantine A. Balanis

By Constantine A. Balanis

Updated with colour and grey scale illustrations, a spouse web site housing supplementary fabric, and new sections masking fresh advancements in antenna research and design

This ebook introduces the basic rules of antenna conception and explains tips on how to follow them to the research, layout, and measurements of antennas. as a result number of tools of study and layout, and the several antenna constructions to be had, the purposes coated during this ebook are made to a couple of the main easy and sensible antenna configurations. between those antenna configurations are linear dipoles; loops; arrays; broadband antennas; aperture antennas; horns; microstrip antennas; and reflector antennas. The textual content includes adequate mathematical aspect to allow undergraduate and starting graduate scholars in electric engineering and physics to keep on with the circulate of study and layout. Readers must have a easy wisdom of undergraduate electromagnetic concept, together with Maxwell’s equations and the wave equation, introductory physics, and differential and necessary calculus.

  • Presents new sections on versatile and conformal bowtie, Vivaldi antenna, antenna miniaturization, antennas for cellular communications, dielectric resonator antennas, and scale modeling
  • Provides colour and grey scale figures and illustrations to raised depict antenna radiation characteristics
  • Includes entry to a better half web site housing MATLAB courses, Java-based applets and animations, energy aspect notes, Java-based interactive questionnaires and a strategies handbook for instructors
  • Introduces over a hundred extra end-of-chapter problems


Antenna concept: research and layout, Fourth variation
is designed to fulfill the wishes of senior undergraduate and starting graduate point scholars in electric engineering and physics, in addition to training engineers and antenna designers.

Constantine A. Balanis bought his BSEE measure from the Virginia Tech in 1964, his MEE measure from the college of Virginia in 1966, his PhD in electric Engineering from The Ohio kingdom collage in 1969, and an Honorary Doctorate from the Aristotle collage of Thessaloniki in 2004. From 1964 to 1970, he used to be with the NASA Langley learn heart in Hampton, VA, and from 1970 to 1983, he was once with the dep. of electric Engineering of West Virginia college. In 1983 he joined Arizona kingdom college and is now Regents' Professor of electric Engineering. Dr. Balanis is usually a existence fellow of the IEEE.

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