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Handbook of Antenna Technologies

  • Provides a comprehensive, quickly accessed reference work on antenna technologies and applications

  • Clarifies fast-developing advances in a field which is critical to communications and wireless technologies

  • Covers all issues related to antennas, from theory and modeling to materials and challenges in applications

  • Caters for students, academics and professionals from diverse scientific and engineering communities

  • Features contributions by foremost experts in the field of antenna technology

  • Includes supplementary material:

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Table of contents (77 entries)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxxi
  2. Theory: Overview and Fundamentals – Introduction and Fundamentals

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1
    2. Physics and Mathematics of Radio Wave Propagation in Cellular Wireless Communications

      • Magdalena Salazar-Palma, Tapan K. Sarkar, Mohammad N. Abdallah, Walid Dyab, M. V. S. N. Prasad, Sio Weng Ting
      Pages 31-65
    3. Commercial Antenna Design Tools

      • Qing Huo Liu
      Pages 67-109
    4. Numerical Modeling in Antenna Engineering

      • Weng Cho Chew, Li Jun Jiang, Sheng Sun, Wei E. I. Sha, Qi Dai, Mojtaba Fallahpour et al.
      Pages 111-195
    5. Physical Bounds of Antennas

      • Mats Gustafsson, Doruk Tayli, Marius Cismasu
      Pages 197-233
  3. Theory: Overview and Fundamentals – New Topics and Key Issues Associated to Antennas

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 285-285
    2. Metamaterials and Antennas

      • Richard W. Ziolkowski
      Pages 287-320
    3. Optimization Methods in Antenna Engineering

      • Douglas Werner, Micah Gregory, Zhi Hao Jiang, Donovan E. Brocker
      Pages 321-376
    4. Transmission-Line Based Metamaterials in Antenna Engineering

      • Marco A. Antoniades, Hassan Mirzaei, George V. Eleftheriades
      Pages 377-449
    5. Theory of Transformation Optics in Antenna Design

      • Di Bao, Tie Jun Cui
      Pages 451-470
    6. Frequency Selective Surfaces

      • De Song Wang, Shi-Wei Qu, Chi Hou Chan
      Pages 471-525
    7. Optical Nanoantennas

      • Robert D. Nevels, Hasan Tahir Abbas
      Pages 527-566
    8. Localized Waves: Theory, Techniques, and Applications

      • Mohamed A. Salem, Christophe Caloz
      Pages 567-618
    9. Terahertz Antennas and Measurement

      • Xiaodong Chen, Xiaoming Liu
      Pages 619-659
  4. Design: Elements and Arrays – Introduction and Basic Types of Antennas

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 699-699
    2. Linear Wire Antennas

      • Kazuhiro Hirasawa
      Pages 701-722

About this book

This Handbook aims to present the rapid development of antenna technologies, particularly in the past two decades, and also showcasing the newly developed technologies and the latest applications. The handbook will provide readers with the comprehensive updated reference information covering theory, modeling and optimization methods, design and measurement, new electromagnetic materials, and applications of antennas. The handbook will widely cover not only all key antenna design issues but also fundamentals, issues related to antennas (transmission, propagation, feeding structure, materials, fabrication, measurement, system, and unique design challenges in specific applications). This handbook will benefit the readers as a full and quick technical reference with a high-level historic review of technology, detailed technical descriptions and the latest practical applications.  


  • Antenna Applications
  • Antenna Arrays
  • Antenna Design
  • Antenna Engineering
  • Antenna Reference
  • Antenna Theory
  • Modern Antenna
  • Performance Enhanced Antenna
  • Signal Processing
  • Wireless Communications



Editors and Affiliations

  • Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore

    Zhi Ning Chen

  • IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, USA

    Duixian Liu

  • Faculty of Science and Engineering, Hosei University, Koganei, Japan

    Hisamatsu Nakano

  • Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore, Singapore

    Xianming Qing

  • Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Karlsruhe, Germany

    Thomas Zwick

About the editors

Zhi Ning Chen received his BEng, MEng, and PhD degrees all in Electrical Engineering from the Institute of Communications Engineering (ICE), China and his second PhD degree from University of Tsukuba, Japan, respectively.

During 1988-1999, Dr Chen worked at ICE, Southeast University, City University of Hong Kong, China, and University of Tsukuba, Japan as a Faculty and Researcher. In 2004, he worked at IBM Watson Research Center, USA as an Academic Visitor. During 1999-2012, he worked with the Institute for Infocomm Research (I2R) as Principal Scientist and Department Head. In June 2012, he joined the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, National University of Singapore as a Full Professor and concurrently an Advisor at I2R as well as Visiting/Adjunct/Guest Professor positions at Southeast University, Nanjing University, Shanghai Jiaotong University, Tsinghua University, Tongji University, University of Science and Technology, China, Dalian Maritime University, Chiba University, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology as well as City University of Hong Kong.

Dr. Chen was the founding General Chairs of International Workshop on Antenna Technology (iWAT), International Symposium on InfoComm & Media Technology in Bio-Medical & Healthcare Applications (IS 3T-in-3A), International Microwave Forum (IMWF) as well as Asia-Pacific Conference on Antennas and Propagation (APCAP).

Dr. Chen’s current research interest includes electromagnetic

engineering as well as antennas for communication, radar, imaging, and sensing systems. He has published more than 400 technical papers and authored/edited the four books entitled Broadband Planar Antennas, UWB Wireless Communication, Antennas for Portable Devices, and Antennas for Base Stations in Wireless Communications. He also contributed chapters to the books entitled UWB Antennas and Propagation for Communications, Radar, and Imaging, Antenna Engineering Handbook as well

as Microstrip and Printed Antennas. He is holding 32 granted and filed patents with 33 licensed deals with industry. He is the recipient of several international and local Best Paper Award and Engineering Achievement Award.

Dr. Chen is a Fellow of the IEEE for contribution to small and broadband antennas for wireless applications. He is serving IEEE Trans Antennas and Propagation as an Associate Editor and served IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society as a Distinguished Lecturer during 2009-2011.  

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