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Antenna Engineering Handbook
Fourth Edition
by John L. Volakis

Antenna Engineering Handbook is a trusted resource that covers all the classic antenna types plus many new types and designs used in communications systems, satellites, radars, and emerging applications from WLAN to automotive systems to biomedical to smart antennas.

Antenna Engineering Handbook features:

  • Step-by-step guidance on most antennas (modern and classic)
  • 59 chapters with 21 new chapters and 38 fully updated chapters from the previous edition
  • Contributions from over 80 well-known antenna experts
  • Full-color insert illustrating many commercial and military antennas


Introduction and Fundamentals

  1. Fundamentals of Ants,Arrays & Mobile Communications
  2. Frequency Bands for Military and Commercial Applications
  3. Arrays of Discrete Elements

Types and Design Methods

  1. Dipoles and Monopoles
  2. Loop Antennas
  3. Small Antennas
  4. Microstrip Antennas
  5. Slot Antennas
  6. Waveguide Slot Antenna Arrays
  7. Surface-Wave Antennas
  8. Leaky Wave Antennas
  9. Helical Antennas
  10. Frequency Independent Antennas
  11. Horn Antennas
  12. Reflector Antennas
  13. Wideband Microstrip Antennas
  14. Dielectric Resonator Antennas
  15. Lens Antennas
  16. Ultrawide Bandwidth Antenna Design
  17. Phased Arrays
  18. Array Phase Shifters: Theory and Technology
  19. Conformal and Low-Profile Arrays
  20. Millimeter-Wave and Teraherz Antennas
  21. Ultra Wideband Arrays
  22. Smart Antennas
  23. Methods of Polarization Synthesis


  1. Low- and Medium-Frequency Antennas
  2. HF Antennas
  3. VHF and UHF Antennas for Communications
  4. Portable TV Antennas
  5. Reconfigurable Antennas
  6. Active Antennas
  7. Fractal Antennas
  8. Low Profile Antenna Performance Enhancement Utilizing Engineered Electromagnetic Materials
  9. Reflectarray Antennas
  10. Mobile Handset Antennas
  11. Broadband Planar Antennas for High Speed Wireless Communications
  12. Antennas for Medical Applications
  13. Automobile Antennas
  14. Aircraft Antennas
  15. Radiometer Antennas
  16. Antenna Tracking
  17. Microwave Beacon Antennas
  18. Satellite Antennas
  19. Earth Station Antennas
  20. Seeker Antennas
  21. Direction Finding Antennas and Systems
  22. ESM and ECM Antennas
  23. Radio-Telescope Antennas
  24. Indoor Antenna Measurements

Topics Associated with Antennas

  1. Transmission Lines and Waveguides
  2. Impedance Matching, Broadbanding, and Baluns
  3. Randomes
  4. Propagation
  5. Materials and Design Data
  6. Frequency Selective Surfaces
  7. Propagation Models and Antennas for MIMO
  8. Multipath Techniques for Handset/Terminal Antennas
  9. Computational Electromagetics for Antennas


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Antenna Engineering Handbook
Fourth Edition
by John L. Volakis

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