Book description
An important resource that examines the physical aspects of wireless communications based on mathematical and physical evidence
The Physics and Mathematics of Electromagnetic Wave Propagation in Cellular Wireless Communicationdescribes the electromagnetic principles for designing a cellular wireless system and includes the subtle electromagnetic principles that are often overlooked in designing such a system. This important text explores both the physics and mathematical concepts used in deploying antennas for transmission and reception of electromagnetic signals and examines how to select the proper methodology from a wide range of scenarios.
In this muchneeded guide, the authors—noted experts in the field—explore the principle of electromagnetics as developed through the Maxwellian principles and describe the properties of an antenna in the frequency domain. The text also includes a review of the characterization of propagation path loss in a cellular wireless environment and examines ultrawideband antennas and the mechanisms of broadband transmission of both power and information. This important resource:
 Includes a discussion of the shortcomings of a MIMO system from both theoretical and practical aspects
 Demonstrates how to deploy base station antennas with better efficiency
 Validates the principle and the theoretical analysis of electromagnetic propagation in cellular wireless communication
 Contains results of experiments that are solidly grounded in mathematics and physics
Written for engineers, researchers, and educators who are or plan to work in the field, The Physics and Mathematics of Electromagnetic Wave Propagation in Cellular Wireless Communicationoffers an essential resource for understanding the principles underpinning wireless communications.
Table of contents
 Cover
 Preface

1 The Mystery of Wave Propagation and Radiation from an Antenna
 Summary
 1.1 Historical Overview of Maxwell’s Equations
 1.2 Review of Maxwell–Hertz–Heaviside Equations
 1.3 Development of Wave Equations
 1.4 Methodologies for the Solution of the Wave Equations
 1.5 General Solution of Maxwell’s Equations
 1.6 Power (Correlation) Versus Reciprocity (Convolution)
 1.7 Radiation and Reception Properties of a Point Source Antenna in Frequency and in Time Domain
 1.8 Radiation and Reception Properties of Finite‐Sized Dipole‐Like Structures in Frequency and in Time
 1.9 An Expose on Channel Capacity
 1.10 Conclusion
 References

2 Characterization of Radiating Elements Using Electromagnetic Principles in the Frequency Domain
 Summary
 2.1 Field Produced by a Hertzian Dipole
 2.2 Concept of Near and Far Fields
 2.3 Field Radiated by a Small Circular Loop
 2.4 Field Produced by a Finite‐Sized Dipole
 2.5 Radiation Field from a Finite‐Sized Dipole Antenna
 2.6 Maximum Power Transfer and Efficiency
 2.7 Radiation Efficiency of Electrically Small Versus Electrically Large Antenna
 2.8 Challenges in Designing a Matched ESA
 2.9 Near‐ and Far‐Field Properties of Antennas Deployed Over Earth
 2.10 Use of Spatial Antenna Diversity
 2.11 Performance of Antennas Operating Over Ground
 2.12 Fields Inside a Dielectric Room and a Conducting Box
 2.13 The Mathematics and Physics of an Antenna Array
 2.14 Does Use of Multiple Antennas Makes Sense?
 2.15 Signal Enhancement Methodology Through Adaptivity on Transmit Instead of MIMO
 2.16 Conclusion
 Appendix 2A Where Does the Far Field of an Antenna Really Starts Under Different Environments?
 References

3 Mechanism of Wireless Propagation
 Summary
 3.1 Introduction
 3.2 Description and Analysis of Measured Data on Propagation Available in the Literature
 3.3 Electromagnetic Analysis of Propagation Path Loss Using a Macro Model
 3.4 Accurate Numerical Evaluation of the Fields Near an Earth–Air Interface
 3.5 Use of the Numerically Accurate Macro Model for Analysis of Okumura et al.’s Measurement Data
 3.6 Visualization of the Propagation Mechanism
 3.7 A Note on the Conventional Propagation Models
 3.8 Refinement of the Macro Model to Take Transmitting Antenna’s Electronic and Mechanical Tilt into Account
 3.9 Refinement of the Data Collection Mechanism and its Interpretation Through the Definition of the Proper Route
 3.10 Lessons Learnt: Possible Elimination of Slow Fading and a Better Way to Deploy Base Station Antennas
 3.11 Cellular Wireless Propagation Occurs Through the Zenneck Wave and not Surface Waves
 3.12 Conclusion
 Appendix 3A Sommerfeld Formulation for a Vertical Electric Dipole Radiating Over an Imperfect Ground Plane
 Appendix 3B Asymptotic Evaluation of the Integrals by the Method of Steepest Descent
 Appendix 3C Asymptotic Evaluation of the Integrals When there Exists a Pole Near the Saddle Point
 Appendix 3D Evaluation of Fields Near the Interface
 Appendix 3E Properties of a Zenneck Wave
 Appendix 3F Properties of a Surface Wave
 References

4 Methodologies for Ultrawideband Distortionless Transmission/Reception of Power and Information
 Summary
 4.1 Introduction
 4.2 Transient Responses from Differently Sized Dipoles
 4.3 A Travelling Wave Antenna
 4.4 UWB Input Pulse Exciting a Dipole of Different Lengths
 4.5 Time Domain Responses of Some Special Antennas
 4.6 Two Ultrawideband Antennas of Century Bandwidth
 4.7 Experimental Verification of Distortionless Transmission of Ultrawideband Signals
 4.8 Distortionless Transmission and Reception of Ultrawideband Signals Fitting the FCC Mask
 4.9 Simultaneous Transmission of Information and Power in Wireless Antennas
 4.10 Effect of Broadband Matching in Simultaneous Information and Power Transfer
 4.11 Conclusion
 References
 Index
 End User License Agreement
Product information
 Title: The Physics and Mathematics of Electromagnetic Wave Propagation in Cellular Wireless Communication
 Author(s):
 Release date: July 2018
 Publisher(s): WileyIEEE Press
 ISBN: 9781119393115
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