Antenna theory: analysis and design by Constantine A. Balanis

By Constantine A. Balanis

Updated with colour and grey scale illustrations, a significant other site housing supplementary fabric, and new sections overlaying fresh advancements in antenna research and design

This publication introduces the elemental rules of antenna thought and explains tips to follow them to the research, layout, and measurements of antennas. end result of the number of tools of study and layout, and the various antenna buildings to be had, the functions coated during this ebook are made to a couple of the main uncomplicated and useful 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 enough mathematical element to allow undergraduate and starting graduate scholars in electric engineering and physics to stick to the movement of study and layout. Readers must have a uncomplicated wisdom of undergraduate electromagnetic concept, together with Maxwell’s equations and the wave equation, introductory physics, and differential and imperative 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 higher depict antenna radiation characteristics
  • Includes entry to a spouse site housing MATLAB courses, Java-based applets and animations, strength element notes, Java-based interactive questionnaires and a recommendations guide for instructors
  • Introduces over a hundred extra end-of-chapter problems


Antenna conception: research and layout, Fourth variation
is designed to satisfy the wishes of senior undergraduate and starting graduate point scholars in electric engineering and physics, in addition to working towards 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 country collage in 1969, and an Honorary Doctorate from the Aristotle collage of Thessaloniki in 2004. From 1964 to 1970, he was once with the NASA Langley study middle in Hampton, VA, and from 1970 to 1983, he was once with the dept of electric Engineering of West Virginia collage. In 1983 he joined Arizona nation collage and is now Regents' Professor of electric Engineering. Dr. Balanis can also be a existence fellow of the IEEE.

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