Course Details

Subject {L-T-P / C} : EE6144 : Modern Antennas and Arrays {3-0-0 / 3}
Subject Nature : Theory
Coordinator : Prof. K. Ratna Subhashini

Syllabus

Printed antennas: Introduction, Different types of printed radiating elements, Field analysis methods, Input impedance, bandwidth and radiation pattern, Low profile, wideband or multiband antennas for mobile communications and short-range applications. Arrays : pattern synthesis, planar arrays, phased arrays. Diffraction theory :paraboloidal reflector antenna, different feed configurations, shaped beam antennas. Millimeter wave antennas. Dielectric rod, lens, Fresnel zone antenna, quasi-optical antennas. Signal processing antennas. Synthetic antennas in radar and sonar, Imaging of coherent sources, Imaging of incoherent sources, High resolution imagery and the maximum entropy method, Other methods of spectral estimation, Spatial filtering .Antennas for different applications application.

Course Objectives

  1. To understand the foundation and working for advanced antenna systems applicable to wireless communication
  2. To analyze the modern printed antenna arrays.

Course Outcomes

After completing the course
• Introduction to concepts of printed antennas and their analysis.
• Understand the foundation and working for advanced antenna systems applicable to wireless communication

Essential Reading

  1. Drabowitch, S., Papiernik, A., Griffiths, H., Encinas, J., Smith, B.L, “, Modern Antennas, ”, Springer, 2nd edition,2010.
  2. Constatine A. Balanis, , Modern Antenna Handbook, , 2nd edition ,Wiley-Inderscience, 2012

Supplementary Reading

  1. . Thomas A. Milligan,, Modern Antenna Design,, 2nd edition, Wiley-IEEE Press 2005
  2. John D. Kraus (Author), Ronald J. Marhefka, Antennas For All Applications, McGraw-Hill Science/Engineering/Math 3 edition (November 12, 2001)