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By John Volakis

ISBN-10: 0071475745

ISBN-13: 9780071475747

The “bible of antenna engineering” absolutely up-to-date to supply state of the art assurance in antenna layout and applications

Edited via John L. Volakis, one of many world's best professionals in antenna engineering, this depended on source covers the entire vintage antenna kinds plus many new forms and designs utilized in communications platforms, satellites, radars, and rising purposes from WLAN to car platforms to biomedical to shrewdpermanent antennas.

You also will locate specialist dialogue of subject matters severe to winning antenna layout and engineering, reminiscent of dimension strategies and computational tools, a fabrics advisor, wave propagation fundamentals, microwave circuits, and matching strategies, in addition to range and MIMO propagation types, frequency selective surfaces, and metamaterials. jam-packed with 1,500 illustrations, the 4th variation of Antenna Engineering instruction manual presents:

-- step by step assistance on so much antennas (modern and classic)
-- fifty nine chapters with 21 new chapters and 38 absolutely up to date chapters from the former edition
-- Contributions from over eighty recognized antenna experts
-- Full-color insert illustrating many advertisement and army antennas

Get easy accessibility to All of Today's state-of-the-art Antennas
• revealed and Conformal Antennas • Wideband Patch Antennas • Wideband Arrays • Leaky-Wave Antennas • EBG Antennas • UWB Antennas and Arrays • moveable television Antennas • Reconfigurable Antennas • lively Antennas • Millimeter Wave and TeraHertz Antennas • Fractal Antennas • Handset and Terminal Antennas • Biomedical Antennas • ECM and ESM antennas • Dielectric Resonator Antennas • Lens Antennas • Radiometer Antennas • satellite tv for pc Antennas • Reflector and Earth Station Antennas • and Dozens extra!

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Frequency Bands for Military and Commercial Applications FREQUENCY BANDS FOR MILITARY AND COMMERCIAL APPLICATIONS 2-9 wavelength transmissions, but this shortfall is more than compensated for because larger bandwidths are available and long-distance data transfers can be achieved by using relays to leapfrog signals between intermediate points and then on to remote positions. Situational awareness reports that include highly detailed maps with reconnaissance pictures and even video are transmitted by tactical satellite radios operating at the C-, Ku-, and Ka-band.

Previously, we discussed simple propagation models. However, real-world terrestrial mobile communication channels are characterized by complicated wave propagation mechanisms. The received signal is composed of an extremely large number of different multiply reflected, diffracted, refracted, or scattered wave contributions, and a purely deterministic description of the radio channel might be impossible. Therefore, most receiver power or receiver field strength determination methods are designed to predict the corresponding median values as a first characterization of the channel properties.

Any use is subject to the Terms of Use as given at the website. Frequency Bands for Military and Commercial Applications FREQUENCY BANDS FOR MILITARY AND COMMERCIAL APPLICATIONS 2-13 systems (PCS), and analog protocols that are still in use but in a diminishing capacity, for instance, Advanced Mobile Phone System (AMPS/NAMPS), Nordic Mobile Telephone (NMT), and Total Access Communication Systems (TACS). Worldwide today, GSM is the most widely used of these cellular protocols. Third-generation (3G) extensions of the digital protocols are emerging to increase bandwidth and data rates and include 3GSM, a 3G GSM network; CDMA2000, a 3G CDMA-based network; and General Packet Radio Services (GPRS).

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