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Designer Notes for Microwave Antennas : Antenna library - Richard C. Johnson

Designer Notes for Microwave Antennas

Antenna library

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Published: 19th April 1991
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This reference book is designed to be used as a manual to assist in the solving of design problems. The book describes how to use information gathered and presents design data for reference. Large graphs with grid lines make it easier to extract data for specific designs.

Prefacep. ix
Introduction--Concepts and Definitionsp. 1
Referencesp. 8
List of Symbolsp. 8
Basic Design Techniquesp. 11
Rough Designsp. 11
Improved Estimatesp. 13
Beamwidth Conversionsp. 15
Theoretical Aperture Distributionsp. 16
Referencesp. 19
List of Symbolsp. 20
Transmission-Line Characteristicsp. 21
Waves Between Parallel Planesp. 21
TE and TM Modesp. 21
TEM Modesp. 24
Waves in Rectangular Guidesp. 25
TE and TM Modesp. 26
Surface Characteristicsp. 29
Two-Wire Transmission Linesp. 30
Coaxial Transmission Linesp. 30
Circular Waveguidesp. 31
Propagation Modesp. 31
Referencesp. 38
List of Symbolsp. 38
Hornsp. 41
Rectangular Hornsp. 41
Patternsp. 41
Directivity and Gainp. 46
Phase Centersp. 49
Circular-Conical Hornsp. 50
Patternsp. 50
Directivity and Gainp. 53
Phase Centersp. 57
Corrugated Hornsp. 57
Patternsp. 57
Directivity and Gainp. 60
Phase Centersp. 61
Design of Corrugationsp. 62
Impedance Matchingp. 64
Referencesp. 69
List of Symbolsp. 69
Reflectorsp. 71
Parabolap. 71
Front-Fed Paraboloidp. 71
Subtended Anglep. 73
Space Attenuationp. 74
Condon Lobesp. 75
Aperture Blockagep. 75
Beam-Deviation Factorp. 76
Offset-Fed Paraboloidp. 76
Linear Polarizationp. 78
Circular Polarizationp. 78
Cassegrain Antennasp. 80
Referencesp. 82
List of Symbolsp. 82
Radomes and Lensesp. 85
Introductionp. 85
Solid-Wall Radomesp. 88
A-Sandwich Radomesp. 93
Lensesp. 94
Referencesp. 96
List of Symbolsp. 97
Waveguide Componentsp. 99
Cornersp. 99
Double-Mitered Cornersp. 99
Single-Mitered Cutoff Cornersp. 100
Bendsp. 102
Twistsp. 106
Tapersp. 109
Referencesp. 110
List of Symbolsp. 110
Impedance and Matchingp. 113
Basic Notationp. 113
Reflections from Mismatchesp. 114
Impedance Measurements and the Smith Chartp. 115
Circuit Elements for Matchingp. 118
Referencesp. 135
List of Symbolsp. 135
Antenna Measurementsp. 137
Far-Field Phase Taperp. 137
Far-Field Amplitude Taperp. 139
Extraneous Coherent Signalsp. 140
Power Transferp. 141
Focusing Techniquesp. 144
Primary Patternsp. 150
Referencesp. 150
List of Symbolsp. 152
Pattern "Talk"p. 155
VSWR Patternsp. 155
Primary Patternsp. 156
Secondary Patternsp. 161
List of Symbolsp. 162
Appendix
Frequency Bandsp. 165
Properties of Dielectricsp. 166
Conductivity of Various Metalsp. 168
Multiple and Submultiple Prefixesp. 168
Fundamental Physical Constantsp. 169
Greek Alphabetp. 170
Decibels and Nepersp. 171
Rectangular Waveguides and Flangesp. 172
VSWR and Related Termsp. 174
Expanded-Metal Mesh Reflectorsp. 176
Wind Loading on a Paraboloidal Reflectorp. 176
Effects of Aperture Blockagep. 177
Mathematical Models for Main Lobesp. 180
Parabolic Beamp. 180
cos-nth Beamp. 180
Gaussian Beamp. 181
(sinx)/x Beamp. 182
Primary Pattern Comparisonsp. 183
Secondary Pattern Comparisonsp. 186
VSWR--Phase Shiftp. 186
Radiation Hazardsp. 187
Sagitta--Phase Errorsp. 188
Referencesp. 190
List of Symbolsp. 190
Indexp. 193
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ISBN: 9780890065211
ISBN-10: 0890065217
Series: Antenna library
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 212
Published: 19th April 1991
Publisher: Artech House Publishers
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 1.5
Weight (kg): 0.49