About this book
Microstrip Patch Antennas: A Designer's Guide provides the reader with a current overview of where microstrip patch antenna technology is at, and useful information on how to design this form of radiator for their given application and scenario. The book describes the general properties and the many different forms of microstrip patch antennas, highlighting the advantages and disadvantages of each from a designer's prospective. The book outlines procedures on how to optimize antennas in terms of bandwidth, size, polarization control and radiation performance. Practical design cases are provided for each goal.
Throughout the book, design philosophies are presented to ensure the best performance from the printed antenna is always achieved. Important performance trends are given, enabling the designer to understand what the most appropriate printed antenna solution exists for the problem at hand. Companies specializing in antenna development, using printed antennas in their systems and graduate students alike will find Microstrip Patch Antennas: A Designer's Guide is a useful tool.