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Smart Antennas with MATLAB, Second Edition: Principles and Applications in Wireless Communication

Smart Antennas with MATLAB, Second Edition: Principles and Applications in Wireless Communication

by Frank Gross

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The most complete, current guide to smart antenna design and performance

Featuring 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 fields
  • Antenna fundamentals
  • Array fundamentals
  • Principles of random variables and processes
  • Propagation channel characteristics
  • Angle-of-arrival estimation
  • Smart antennas
  • Direction finding
  • Electromagnetic vector sensors
  • Smart antenna design and optimization

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071824941
Publisher: McGraw Hill LLC
Publication date: 02/09/2015
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 400
Sales rank: 346,775
File size: 31 MB
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About the Author

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.

Table of Contents

Introduction Ch.1 :Fundamentals of Electromagnetic Fields Ch. 2: Antenna FundamentalsCh. 3: Array Fundamentals Ch. 4: Principles of Random Variables and Processes Ch. 5: Propagation Channel Characteristics Ch. 6: Angle-of-Arrival Estimation Ch. 7: Smart Antennas Ch. 8: Reconfigurable Smart Antennas - NEWCh. 9: Vector Antennas - NEWCh. 10: Direction Finding - NEWIndex

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