White Paper | April 18, 2016

Antenna Basics

Source: Rohde & Schwarz GmbH & Co. KG
Antennas

This white paper describes the basic functionality of antennas. Starting with Hertz's Antenna model followed by a short introduction to the fundamentals of wave propagation, the important general characteristics of an antenna and its associated parameters are explained. A more detailed explanation of the functionality of some selected antenna types concludes this white paper.

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