2. Antenna Fundamentals

  1. Nathan Blaunstein and
  2. Christos Christodoulou

Published Online: 10 APR 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470069996.ch2

Radio Propagation and Adaptive Antennas for Wireless Communication Links: Terrestrial, Atmospheric and Ionospheric

Radio Propagation and Adaptive Antennas for Wireless Communication Links: Terrestrial, Atmospheric and Ionospheric

How to Cite

Blaunstein, N. and Christodoulou, C. (2006) Antenna Fundamentals, in Radio Propagation and Adaptive Antennas for Wireless Communication Links: Terrestrial, Atmospheric and Ionospheric, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0470069996.ch2

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 APR 2006
  2. Published Print: 17 NOV 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471251217

Online ISBN: 9780470069998

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Keywords:

  • antenna fundamentals and radiation pattern;
  • directivity and gain;
  • wave and antenna polarization

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Radiation Pattern

  • Field Regions of an Antenna

  • Radiation Intensity

  • Directivity and Gain

  • Polarization

  • Terminal Antennas in Free Space

  • Antenna Types

  • Bibliography