Microstrip and Printed Antennas: New Trends, Techniques and Applications

  • 8h 8m
  • Debatosh Guha, Yahia M.M. Antar (eds)
  • John Wiley & Sons (UK)
  • 2011

This book focuses on new techniques, analysis, applications and future trends of microstrip and printed antenna technologies, with particular emphasis to recent advances from the last decade

Attention is given to fundamental concepts and techniques, their practical applications and the future scope of developments. Several topics, essayed as individual chapters include reconfigurable antenna, ultra-wideband (UWB) antenna, reflectarrays, antennas for RFID systems and also those for body area networks. Also included are antennas using metamaterials and defected ground structures (DGSs). Essential aspects including advanced design, analysis and optimization techniques based on the recent developments have also been addressed.

Key Features:

  • Addresses emerging hot topics of research and applications in microstrip and printed antennas
  • Considers the fundamental concepts, techniques, applications and future scope of such technologies
  • Discusses modern applications such as wireless base station to mobile handset, satellite earth station to airborne communication systems, radio frequency identification (RFID) to body area networks, etc.
  • Contributions from highly regarded experts and pioneers from the US, Europe and Asia

This book provides a reference for R&D researchers, professors, practicing engineers, and scientists working in these fields. Graduate students studying/working on related subjects will find this book as a comprehensive literature for understanding the present and future trends in microstrip and printed antennas.

In this Book

  • Numerical Analysis Techniques
  • Computer Aided Design of Microstrip Antennas
  • Generalized Scattering Matrix Approach for Multilayer Patch Arrays
  • Optimization Techniques for Planar Antennas
  • Microstrip Reflectarray Antennas
  • Reconfigurable Microstrip Antennas
  • Wearable Antennas for Body Area Networks
  • Printed Antennas for Wireless Communications
  • UHF Passive RFID Tag Antennas
  • Printed UWB Antennas
  • Metamaterial Antennas and Radiative Systems
  • Defected Ground Structure for Microstrip Antennas
  • Printed Leaky Wave Antennas