Microstrip and Printed Antennas: New Trends, Techniques and Applications
Copyright © 2011 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd
Editor(s): Debatosh Guha, Yahia M. M. Antar
Published Online: 25 OCT 2010 01:29AM EST
Print ISBN: 9780470681923
Online ISBN: 9780470973370
About this Book
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.
- 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.