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Non-standard Antennas by Robert Staraj, Dominique Lesselier, François Le Chevalier

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Table of Contents

 

 

 

Introduction

 

PART 1. EMERGING CONCEPTS

 

Chapter 1. Joint Diversity and Beamforming for Downlink Communications

1.1. Introduction

1.2. Space diversity versus beamforming

1.3. Signal model

1.4. Beamforming by SNR maximization

1.5. Combining transmit diversity and beamforming

1.6. Minimum variance criterion

1.7. Minimum BER criterion

1.8. Conclusion

1.9. Bibliography

 

Chapter 2. Acoustic Antennas for Biomedical and Industrial Ultrasonic Imaging

2.1. Introduction

2.2. Basic ultrasonic transducers

2.3. Transducer arrays

2.4. Piezoelectric material issues

2.5. Modeling, design and characterization of ultrasonic antennas

2.6. High frequency (HF) acoustic antennas for biomedical microscanning applications

2.7. New acoustic antennas based on technology of capacitive micromachined ultrasonic transducers

2.8. Conclusion

2.9. Bibliography

 

Chapter 3. Space-time Exploration for Airborne Radars

3.1. Introduction

3.2. Colored space-time exploration

3.3. Interleaved scanning

3.4. Wideband GMTI

3.5. Conclusion

3.6. Bibliography

 

Chapter 4. Multifunction Antenna System Concepts: Opportunity for Ultra-wideband Radars?

4.1. Multifunction radio frequency (RF) systems

4.2. Multifunction RF systems and Ultra-Wideband (UWB) radars

4.3. Conclusion

4.4. Bibliography

 

PART 2. TECHNOLOGIES

 

Chapter 5. From a Molecule to an Electro-optic Antenna

5.1. Introduction

5.2. Synthesis of the electro-optic polymer

5.3. Antenna design

5.4. Device fabrication and poling

5.5. Experimental ...

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