Chapter 3. Basic Antenna Elements

  1. Ben Allen MSc, PhD lecturer senior member chartered engineer member1,
  2. Mischa Dohler MSc, PhD lecturer Senior Research Expert member Student Representative member co-chair editor2,
  3. Ernest E. Okon BSc, MSc, PhD research scientist member3,
  4. Dr. Wasim Q. Malik DPhil Research Fellow Junior Research Fellow Co-Chair member1,
  5. Anthony K. Brown Chairman member Steering Board member founder member lecturer Chartered Engineer Chartered Mathematician Fellow4 and
  6. Prof. David J. Edwards1
  1. Mischa Dohler MSc, PhD lecturer Senior Research member Student Representative co-chair

Published Online: 16 NOV 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470056843.ch3

Ultra-Wideband: Antennas and Propagation for Communications, Radar and Imaging

Ultra-Wideband: Antennas and Propagation for Communications, Radar and Imaging

How to Cite

Dohler, M. (2006) Basic Antenna Elements, in Ultra-Wideband: Antennas and Propagation for Communications, Radar and Imaging (eds B. Allen, M. Dohler, E. E. Okon, W. Q. Malik, A. K. Brown and D. J. Edwards), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470056843.ch3

Editor Information

  1. 1

    University of Oxford, UK

  2. 2

    France Télécom R&D, France

  3. 3

    BAE Systems Advanced Technology Centre, UK

  4. 4

    University of Manchester, Communications Engineering, Microwave and Communication Systems Research Group, UK

Author Information

  1. France Télécom R&D, France

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 NOV 2006
  2. Published Print: 6 OCT 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470032558

Online ISBN: 9780470056844

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Keywords:

  • basic antenna principles;
  • antenna terminology and parameters;
  • Hertzian dipole and finite-length antenna elements;
  • UWB antenna elements and UWB radio channel;
  • polarisation in UWB system design;
  • basic antenna elements;
  • UWB antenna arrays and beamforming diversity reception techniques;
  • patch antennas

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Hertzian Dipole

  • Antenna Parameters and Terminology

  • Basic Antenna Elements

  • References