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Antennas and Wave Propagation by G. S. N. Raju

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Chapter 7

Microwave Antennas

“Microwaves are nothing but Electromagnetic waves with wavelengths at micro level and microwave antennas are small in size.”

CHAPTER OBJECTIVES

This chapter discusses

  • The design, construction, applications and analysis of all types of microwave antennas including microstrip antennas
  • Objective questions and solved problems useful for class tests, final examinations and also for competitive examinations
  • Exercise problems to develop self problem solving skills
7.1 INTRODUCTION

The size of the antenna depends mainly on the frequency of operation. If the frequency is low, size of the antenna is large and vice-versa.

Microwave antennas are popular for their small size and better radiation characteristics. In the present ...

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