Applied physics

, Volume 20, Issue 2, pp 101–118 | Cite as

Transient fields of linear antenna arrays

  • K. J. Langenberg
Invited Paper


An approximate analytical method is presented, which allows calculation of the transient field strength of linear antenna arrays. The detailed investigation of a logarithmicperiodic dipole antenna on the base of different degrees of approximation shows the separate influence of the element radii and the transient mutual coupling between neighbouring elements. For a better physical understanding of its transient radiation process the cylindrical linear antenna when excited by a step-function with finite rise time is discussed in detail presenting an extension of a recently published approximate version of the Singularity Expansion Method to nonzero center-loading.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • K. J. Langenberg
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  1. 1.Fachrichtung ElektrotechnikUniversität des SaarlandesSaarbrückenFed. Rep. Germany

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