Review of Research and Development on Linear Antennas

Kunio SAWAYA  

IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Communications   Vol.E86-B    No.3    pp.892-899
Publication Date: 2003/03/01
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Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: Special Section INVITED PAPER (Special Issue on Historical Review of Antenna Systems in Japan)
Yagi-Uda antenna,  self-complementary antenna,  loop antenna,  spiral antenna,  helical antenna,  

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Invention and development of the Yagi-Uda antenna, and the self-complementary antenna are described. Analysis methods of large loop antennas and the improved circuit theory (ICT) for design of linear antennas are presented. Recent developments of axial mode helical antennas and spiral antennas for radiating circularly polarized waves are also described.