Frontiers in Antennas: Next Generation Design & Engineering

Frontiers in Antennas: Next Generation Design & Engineering
The state of the art in antenna design and engineering
Edited by one of the world's foremost authorities on smart antennas and featuring contributions from global experts, Frontiers in Antennas discusses the latest advances in antenna design and engineering. This pioneering guide deals primarily with frontier antenna designs and frontier numerical methods. Many of the concepts presented have emerged within the last few years and are still in a rapid state of development. Each chapter provides in-depth details on a unique and modern antenna technology.
Frontiers in Antennas covers:
Ultra-wideband antenna arrays using fractal, polyfractal, and aperiodic geometries
Smart antennas using evolutionary signal processing methods
The latest developments in Vivaldi antenna arrays
Effective media models applied to artificial magnetic conductors and high impedance surfaces
Novel developments in metamaterial antennas
Biological antenna design methods using genetic algorithms
Contact and parasitic methods applied to reconfigurable antennas
Antennas in medicine: ingestible capsule antennas using conformal meandered methods
Leaky-wave antennas
Plasma antennas which can electronically appear and disappear
Numerical methods in antenna modeling using time, frequency, and conformal domain decomposition methods