Antennas of simple geometry

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


Parabolic antennas are a particular case of the axially-aymmetric systems described in CHapter 9. Here, we give a simplified theory of their operation.


Radiation Pattern Simple Geometry Rectangular Waveguide Angular Spectrum Antenna Theory 
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Further Reading

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

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Ecole Supérieure d’ElectricitéFrance
  2. 2.University of Nice-Sophia AntipolisFrance
  3. 3.University College LondonUK
  4. 4.formerly of the Institut Supérieure d’Electronique de ParisFrance
  5. 5.Radar and Optics GroupUniversity College LondonUK
  6. 6.Corporate Research CentreAlcatel AlsthomParisFrance

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