ECE 61700 - Antennas: Design and ApplicationCredits: 3
Areas of Specialization(s):Fields and Optics
Normally Offered: Spring - odd years
Prerequisites: EE 441, EE 604 Concurrent Prerequisites: EE 604
Electrically small antennas; Arrays; wire antennas and feeding arrangements; aperture antennas, such as slots, horns, and parabolic reflectors; antennas for multiple frequencies, including log-periodic and other frequency independent types; receiving antennas and the concept of antenna temperature; antenna measurements and evaluation
- Antenna Theory: Analysis and Design, Balanis, Harper & Row, 1982, ISBN No. 9780060404581.
Recommended Text(s): None.
|3||Antenna history, review of field equations and methods of solutions, field of elemental current and superposition.|
|6||Small antennas: Impedance, gain efficiency, images effects of actual ground, transmission line loaded antennas, Microstrip Antennas.|
|6||Arrays: Array factor, polynomial representations, Fourier representation, Dolph-Chebyshev arrays, Tolerances, Signal processing arrays.|
|5||Wire antennas: Patterns and impedance of straight wires, bent and curved wires, feeding arrangements, impedance matching, baluns, mutual effects.|
|3||Theory of biconical and cylindrical antennas.|
|6||Digital Computation of Antenna Performance Parameters.|
|5||Aperture antennas: Slot antennas, slotted cylinders horns, circular aperture theory and practice.|
|3||Antennas for Multiple Frequencies: Spot band antennas, log-periodic dipoles and other frequency independent antennas.|
|3||Receiving antennas: Power transfer, effective area, noise considerations, antenna temperature, diversity.|