Phased Array Antennas, Second Edition

Phased Array Antennas, Second Edition

Author(s): R. C. Hansen

Published Online: 4 DEC 2009

Print ISBN: 9780470401026

Online ISBN: 9780470529188

DOI: 10.1002/9780470529188

Series Editor(s): Kai Chang

About this Book

An in-depth treatment of array phenomena and all aspects of phased array analysis and design

Phased Array Antennas, Second Edition is a comprehensive reference on the vastly evolving field of array antennas. The Second Edition continues to provide an in-depth evaluation of array phenomena with a new emphasis on developments that have occurred in the field over the past decade. The book offers the same detailed coverage of all practical and theoretical aspects of phased arrays as the first edition, but it now includes:

  • New chapters on array-fed reflector antennas; connected arrays; and reflect arrays and retrodirective arrays

  • Brand-new coverage of artificial magnetic conductors, and Bode matching limitations

  • A clear explanation of the common misunderstanding of scan element pattern measurement, along with appropriate equations

  • In-depth coverage of finite array Gibbsian models, photonic feeding and time delay, waveguide simulators, and beam orthogonality

The book is complemented with a multitude of original curves and tables that illustrate how particular behaviors were derived from the author's hundreds of programs developed over the past forty years. Additionally, numerous computer design algorithms and numerical tips are included throughout the book to help aid in readers' comprehension. Phased Array Antennas, Second Edition is an ideal resource for antenna design engineers, radar engineers, PCS engineers, and communications engineers, or any professional who works to develop radar and telecommunications systems. It also serves as a valuable textbook for courses in phased array design and theory at the upper-undergraduate and graduate levels.

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