This book presents ultrawideband antennas and their applications on microwave imaging. The chapters focus on recent techniques, analysis, and applications along with the future vision of this emerging field of applied electromagnetics. Several emerging topics are essayed, including dielectric resonator antennas and planar ultrawideband antennas for microwave imaging. This resource incorporates modern design concepts, analysis, and optimization techniques based on recent developments. Readers are also provided with an extensive overview of current regulations, including those related to microwave effects in biological tissues.
Introduction - Brief History of Microwaves. Overview of Fields and Waves. Antenna Basics. New Trends in Microwave Imaging. Outline of the Book. ; Microwave Imaging Systems - The Art of Microwave Imaging. History and Recent Trends. Interaction of Microwaves with Biological Tissues. System Performance Parameters. General Applications. Summary. ; Ultrawideband Technology -Introduction. History of UWB Technology. Importance of UWB Signals and Systems. Spectrum Regulations. The Key Role of UWB Antennas. Classical Antennas for UWB Systems. UWB System Outlook. ; Planar Ultrawideband Antennas for Imaging Systems - Overview. A Historical Review. State-of-the-Art Designs for Microwave Imaging. Industrial Applications. Design Examples. Summary. ; Dielectric Resonator Antennas for Microwave Imaging - Overview. A Historical Review. Major Design Challenges. Key Features of Dielectric Resonator Antennas. Bandwidth Enhancement Techniques. State-of-the-Art Designs for Microwave Imaging. Industrial Applications. Advanced Fabrication and Characterization Techniques. Design Examples. Summary.; Ultrawideband Antenna Characterization Techniques -Introduction. Classical Methods and Recent Trends. Advanced Tools and Instruments. Measurement Procedures and Guidelines. Summary. ; Regulations: Microwave Imaging -Introduction. Review on Microwave Effects in Biological Tissue. International Regulations. Modern Microwave Imaging Systems. Summary.; About the Authors. Index ;