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 presently Senior Systems Engineer with Argon ST in Virginia. He was Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering at Florida A&M University. He previously served as Lead Engineer for the MITRE Corporation and as a Senior Research Engineer at the Georgia Tech Research Institute. Dr. Gross has authored more than 60 articles on electro-magnetics, radar, and sensing.