Written to meet the needs of mobile communications professionals who design, install or maintain mobile antenna systems, this thoroughly revised and updated edition of a classic Artech book offers the most current and comprehensive coverage of all the mandatory measurement techniques utilized today. This Second Edition presents critical new material in key areas, including radiation efficiency measurement, mobile phone usage position, and MIMO (multiple-input/multiple-output) antennas. This unique resource provides practical guidance on the selection of measurement sites, the measurement of system building and setup, and the analysis of measured data. The book includes in-depth examinations of all relevant mobile antenna measurement theories, along with practical measurement procedures and illustrative examples.
Hiroyuki Arai is a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Yokohama National University. Dr. Arai serves as an associate editor of the IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation. He is the author of five books, over 130 journal papers, and more than 1,000 conference papers. He holds a B.E. in electrical and electronic engineering and an M.E. and D.E. in physical electronics, all from the Tokyo Institute of Technology.
Preface. Propagation Measurements. Antenna Measurements for Radio Handsets and Mobile Terminals. Handset Antennas and Influences Due to the Human Body. Base Station Antenna Siting, Measurement and Maintenance. Indoor Measurement Simulators. Appendices. About the Author. Index.