Antenna patterns, gain, directivity, polarization, effective aperture;
radiated fields of short dipoles and linear antennas and loop antennas;
linear and planar arrays; array design techniques; antenna self- and
mutual impedance; broadband and frequency-independent antennas; log-periodic
structures; rectangular and circular aperture antennas; reflectors;
Fourier transform methods; microstrip antennas.
Course Credits: 3
Prerequisite: basic knowledge of electromagnetic theory including Maxwell's
equations, the wave equation and differential and integral calculus.
Textbook: "Antenna Theory: Analysis and Design", 2nd edition
by Constantine A. Balanis, 1996, John Wiley & Soons, ISBN 0471592684