The most complete, current guide to smart antenna design and performanceFeaturing new coverage of reconfigurable antennas, vector antennas, and direction-finding antennas, this up-to-date resource offers a rigorous review of the basic electromagnetic principles that drive smart antenna design and deployment. Case studies and worked examples using MATLAB are provided. End-of-chapter assignments reinforce the concepts presented. Thoroughly revised to reflect recent developments and the latest technologies, this is a comprehensive reference for all professionals, students, and researchers in the field of smart antennas.
Smart Antennas with MATLAB, Second Edition, covers:
Fundamentals of electromagnetic fieldsAntenna fundamentalsArray fundamentalsPrinciples of random variables and processesPropagation channel characteristicsAngle-of-arrival estimationSmart antennasDirection findingElectromagnetic vector sensorsSmart antenna design and optimization
Frank Gross, Ph.D., is professor and department chair of Electrical Engineering at Georgia Southern University. His expertise lies in a variety of physics-based disciplines, including electromagnetics, antennas, propagation, metamaterials, and array processing.