CE832 Advanced Antenna Theory

Course Name: 

CE832 Advanced Antenna Theory


M.Tech (CE)


Elective (Ele)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-0-0) 3


Planar Antennas - Microstrip rectangular and circular patch antennas- Analysis and design, Feeding methods; Circularly polarized microstrip antennas, Broadbanding techniques. Printed slot antennas. Array Theory – Linear array; Broadside and end fire arrays; Self and mutual impedance of between linear elements, grating lobe considerations. Planar array- Array factor, beamwidth, directivity. Example of microstrip patch arrays and feed networks. Electronic scanning. Broadband Antennas- Folded dipole, Sleeve dipole, Biconical antenna- Analysis, characteristics, matching techniques. Yagi array of linear elements and printed version, Log-periodic dipole array. Frequency Independent Antennas- Planar spiral antenna, Log periodic dipole array. Aperture Antennas- Field equivalence principle, Babinet’s principle. Rectangular waveguide horn antenna, Parabolic reflector antenna. Antennas for mobile communication - Handset antennas, Base station antennas. Beam steering and antennas for MIMO applications. Active and smart microstrip antennas, Design and analysis of microstrip antenna arrays.


C. A. Balanis, Antenna Theory and Design, John Wiley & Sons, 1997.
J.D. Kraus, Antennas, McGraw-Hill, 1988.
R.A. Sainati, CAD of Microstrip Antennas for Wireless Applications, Artech House, 1996.
R. Garg, P. Bharhia, I. Bahl, and A. Ittipiboo, Microstrip Antenna design Handbook, Artech House.
J. R. James, P.S. Hall and C.Wood, Microstrip Antennas: Theory & Design, Peter Peregrinns , UK

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