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Book explores the increasingly vital world of small antenna theory, design

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Bhola_#1
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Bhola_#1   8/31/2010 8:44:47 PM
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Interesting but there is still some challenges with integrating digital-rf-analog-antenna on single chip trade-offs such as speed, isolation issues.

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Jimelectr   8/10/2010 5:13:30 AM
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Sounds good, Bill! Yes, the integration trend is subsuming the entire radio transceiver/computer known as the smart phone, not just the stuff in the silicon chip. I'm going to have to put this book on my short list, along with R.C. Hansen's book on a similar topic, Electrically Small, Superdirective, and Superconducting Antennas, which appears to be excellent. (I thumbed through it at the 2010 International Microwave Symposium a few months ago). I don't know if Volakis and company have a sense of humor, but Hansen does, a big plus in a subject like this that could be really dry.

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