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course provides the criterions for the analisys, design and utilization
of the main antenna configurations, with particular attention to their
applications in telecommunications in the band from HF to microwaves.
Fundamentals concerning the utilization of modern numerical and
analytical techniques for radiating systems installation in complex
operative environment are also given.
Basic electromagnetics: Plane waves, transmission lines, elementary antennas fundamental theoremes.
Oral examination verifyng copetencies, for example:
* be able to select the best antenna type for a given application;
* knowledge of the radiating mechanism of different kind of antennas
* capacity to set up the design of a given antenna.
Fundamental antenna parameters
Integral equation formulation of EM problems
Numerical solution of integral equations for wire antennas
Aperture antennas (Harrington-Mautz Formulation)
Corrugated Horns Wide band antennas
Active integrated antennas
MIMO antennas and beamforming
Compact TLC antennas(PIFA etc.)
Wireless positioning systems
From structure model to theintegral equation
Integral equation solution
Geometrical Optics, Geometrical Theory of diffraction
Physical Theory of diffraction
Radar cross section
Frequency selective surfaces
Antennas for radioastronomy