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Predicting radiation characteristics from antenna physical dimensions
Daniel S. Dietrich
by Naval Postgraduate School, Available from National Technical Information Service in Monterey, Calif, Springfield, Va
This report explains the fundamental theory and equations used in writing a set of software applications which predict antenna radiation parameters. Each application predicts the radiation characteristics of a particular type of antenna over a planar surface which serves as a model of either earth or seawater. The radiation parameter predictions are based solely on an antenna"s physical dimensions, the properties of the underlying surface, and electromagnetic theory. Existing electric field equations provide the basis for radiation parameter predictions, and the accuracy of the predicted radiation parameters is totally dependent upon the extent to which the electric field equations used realistically model the actual radiated electromagnetic fields of the antennas. In addition to a review of applicable electromagnetic field theory, this report is also intended to be a user"s guide for the corresponding computer applications. The appendices contain computer hardcopies of sample calculations for several antenna types and remarks regarding the conformity of predicted radiation parameters to expectations. Radiation parameters computed thus far are consistent with expectations based on other computational programs and empirical measurements.
|Statement||by Daniel S. Dietrich, R. Clark Robertson|
|Contributions||Robertson, R. Clark, Naval Postgraduate School (U.S.). Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||v, 280 p. :|
|Number of Pages||280|
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Each application predicts the radiation characteristics of a particular type of antenna over a planar surface which serves as a model of either earth or seawater.
The radiation parameter predictions are based solely on an antenna's physical dimensions, the properties of the underlying surface, and electromagnetic theory.
The antenna radiation pattern depends on the antenna dimensions with respect to wavelength (see Chapter 1). Use of the real beam without sharpening produces angular resolution, which improves as the beam narrows. It is sometimes useful to increase the beamwidth in elevation while keeping a narrow beam in azimuth (Figure ).
In some radars. The patterns are illustrated in Fig. can see that the main lobes of the patterns are almost identical in the two cases, with and without holes. The peak side-lobe level in the case with holes is higher than that in the case without holes, but in the calculated density range of holes (60– holes/m 2), perforation affects the radiation characteristics by: 3.
Reciprocity. It is a fundamental property of antennas that the receiving pattern (sensitivity as a function of direction) of an antenna when used for receiving is identical to the far-field radiation pattern of the antenna when used for is a consequence of the reciprocity theorem of electro-magnetics and is proved below.
Therefore, in discussions of radiation patterns the. The main characteristics of antenna are the radiation pattern. The antenna pattern is a graphical representation in three dimensions of the radiation of the antenna as a function of angular direction.
Antenna radiation performance is usually measured and recorded in two orthogonal principal planes (E-Plane and H-plane or vertical and horizontal.
antenna designers should adjust the dimensions and the position of the slot by iterative trials or, potentially, by employment of an evolutionary technique of prediction and optimization as in §4. Unfortunately, system designers often choose antenna dimensions in an ad hoc manner.
Many times the choice of antenna dimensions is driven by conve-nience rather than through the examination of fundamental electrical limitations of an antenna. In this presentation the fundamental limits and the trade-oﬀs between the physical size of an antenna.
8 Antenna gain (G) Because an antenna is a passive device, the power radiated can not be greater than the input power. The ability of an antenna to focus electro-magnetic energy is defined by its gain.
Antenna gain is expressed as a ra tio of the effective radiated output power (Pout) to the input power (Pin) The gain of an antenna is a measure of power transmitted relative. A helix is a fundamental form of antenna with many radiation modes.
A recently reported mode, called an axial or beam mode, occurs for a relatively wide range of helix dimensions, in the region of to wave‐lengths diameter and as high as wave‐lengths spacing between turns.
The radiation is maximum in the direction of the helix axis and is nearly circularly polarized. Comparison of the simulated radiation efficiency of a mm-long, MHz resonant straight wire monopole of constant radius r = mm to the values measured using three different methods.
the radiation intensity in a given direction from the antenna, to the radiation intensity averaged over all directions. zThis average radiation intensity is equal to the total power of the antenna divided by (4 pi).
If the direction is not specified, the directivity refers to the direction of maximum radiation. For antennas with large parabolic reflectors, K a = 0,6 1,0 applies. The effective antenna area of a rectangular horn radiator with dimensions a and b is slightly smaller than the geometric area ab.
The effective antenna area depends on the radiation distribution over the geometric antenna area. If this radiation distribution is linear. In antenna construction, the physical dimensions affect BW. some measures of efficiency factor in any change in antenna radiation resistance variation.
Most small antennas aren’t that. After the antenna parameters discussed in the previous chapter, another important topic of consideration is the near field and the far field regions of the antenna.
The radiation intensity when measured nearer to the antenna, differs from what is away from the antenna. Though the area is away from. These figures are for resonant antennas in free space.
Similar nonresonant antennas have gains of ( dB) and ( dB) respectively. Two sets of characteristics can be obtained from the previous information: The longer the antenna, the higher the directive gain. Nonresonant antennas have higher directive gain than resonant antennas.
Abstract: We investigate the capabilities of reduced-size integrated lens antennas to produce flat-top radiation patterns for broadband wireless communication systems at millimeter waves.
The main challenge consists in controlling accurately the lens radiation performance over a broad frequency band while reducing its size; this constitutes a difficult task since producing highly shaped beams. The patch antenna in Figure 7 shows how simple these antennas can be. This is a simple rectangular patch built over a rectangular ground plane.
The radiation patterns exhibit typical patch antenna characteristics. There is a single main lobe with a fairly wide beamwidth with shallow nulls pointing up and down from the antenna.
Introduction to Horn Antennas. Horn antennas are very popular at UHF ( MHz-3 GHz) and higher frequencies (I've heard of horn antennas operating as high as GHz). Horn antennas often have a directional radiation pattern with a high antenna gain, which can range up to 25 dB in some cases, with dB being antennas have a wide impedance bandwidth, implying that the input.
Therefore, physical size has taken on increased importance in antenna design. Other attributes involve antenna performance, which is evaluated in terms of resonance bandwidth. The antenna naturally needs to cover all intended frequency ranges with low enough antenna feed port impedance matching and high enough radiation performance.
Although. the physical length of a ¼-wave antenna: While this formula is excellent for getting the antenna’s length close, the true issue is antenna resonance. Depending on physical factors such as the size and orientation of the ground plane, nearby conductors, etc., it may be necessary adjust the antenna’s length in order to reach resonance.
The Yagi antenna also has a number of disadvantages that also need to be considered. Max gain ~20dB Gain is limited to around 20dB or so for a single antenna otherwise it becomes too large and beamwidth narrows.
For low frequency antennas the physical size means that the maximum number of elements and hence the gain is much lower than 20dB.This book provides engineers with a comprehensive review of the state-of-the-art in reflectarray antenna research and development.
The authors describe, in detail, design procedures for a wide range of applications, including broadband, multi-band, multi-beam, contour-beam, beam-scanning, and conformal reflectarray antennas. They provide sufficient coverage of basic reflectarray theory to.The words antenna and aerial are used interchangeably.
Occasionally the equivalent term “aerial” is used to specifically mean an elevated horizontal wire antenna. The origin of the word antenna relative to wireless apparatus is attributed to Italian radio pioneer Guglielmo the summer ofMarconi began testing his wireless system outdoors on his father's estate near Bologna.