Antennas in transmission

Part of the Microwave and RF Technology Series book series (MRFT, volume 12)


We suppose that the antenna is of finite dimensions, and we consider the radiated field at a point M in the direction u, at a distance r which is very large compared with the wavelength λ (Fig. 3.1).The electromagnetic field has the form of a plane wave


Electromagnetic Field Electric Dipole Magnetic Dipole Radiate Power Radiation Pattern 
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Further Reading

  1. 1.
    Collin, R.E., Antennas and Radiowave Propagation, McGraw-Hill, New York, 1985.Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    Collin, R.E. and Zucker, F.J. (eds), Antenna Theory, Parts 1 and 2, McGraw-Hill, New York, 1969.Google Scholar
  3. 3.
    Schelkunoff, S.A. and Friis, H.T., Antenna Theory and Practice, Wiley, New York, 1952.Google Scholar

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© S. Drabowitch, A. Papiernik, H. Griffiths, J. Encinas and B. L. Smith 1998

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