Lab Course contents:

  • Introduction to antenna technology, forms of antenna and examples.
  • Physics of transmitting and receiving
  • Resistance of an antenna, matching and balancing (Balun)
  • Close-field and distant-field transmission
  • Antenna gain
  • Form of directional image
  • Measurement of directional image for various antennae
  • Introduction
    • Radiator Arrangements
    • Far-field Conditions
  • Patch Antennae
    • What is a Patch Antenna
    • Feed to a Patch Antenna
    • Circular Polarisation
    • The Radiation Pattern
    • Linear Polarised Patch Antenna
    • Circular Polarised Patch Antenna
  • Horn Antennae
    • The Horn Antenna
    • The open Wave Guide
    • 10dB Horn Antenna
    • 15dB Horn Antenna
    • 20dB Horn Antenna
  • Dielectric Antennae
    • The Dielectric Radiator
    • Functioning
    • Dielectric Antenna
  • Group Antennae
    • Phased Array Antennae
    • The Slot Antennae
    • Groups of Slot Antennae
    • Function of the Microstrip Antenna
  • Parabolic Antennae
    • The Parabolic Antenna
    • Types of Parabolic Antennae
    • Patch Antenna as the Primary Radiator
    • Horn Antenna as the Primary Radiator
  • Reflections and RADAR
    • Reflections in a Radio Transmission Path
    • Effects of Reflections
    • The Principle of Radar
    • Radar Cross Section
    • Reflections from a smooth surface
    • Increasing the Reflecting Surface
    • The passive Radio Transponder