Springer Nature is making SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19 research free. View research | View latest news | Sign up for updates

Pulsed loop antennas

  • 37 Accesses

  • 2 Citations

Abstract

A rather simple and general analysis allows calculation of the transient response of many different radiators of practical interest directly in the time domain without the knowledge of the corresponding time harmonic field. Here, we present exact expressions for the transient near-and far-fields around thin circular current loops of arbitrary dimensions involving arbitrarily time-varying excitation. The resulting convolution integrals have been numerically evaluated for “step”-function currents with finite rise time, thus allowing interpretation of the different influence of small and large loops on the transient radiation field. The physical background of the time history of the ideal step-function response is discussed in detail.

This is a preview of subscription content, log in to check access.

References

  1. 1.

    L.B. Felsen (ed.):Transient Electromagnetic Fields, Top. Appl. Phys.10 (Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, New York 1976)

  2. 2.

    G. Franceschetti, C.H. Papas: IEEE Trans. AP-22, 651 (1974)

  3. 3.

    L. Cagniard:Réflexion et Réfraction des Ondes Séismiques Progressives (Gauthier-Villard, Paris 1939)

  4. 4.

    A.T. de Hoop: Appl. Sci. Res. B8, 349 (1959)

  5. 5.

    K.J. Langenberg: Appl. Phys.3, 179 (1974)

  6. 6.

    S.M. Prasad, B.N. Das: IEEE Trans. AP-18, 278 (1970)

  7. 7.

    D.S. Jones:The Theory of Electromagnetism (Pergamon Press, Oxford 1964)

  8. 8.

    K.J. Langenberg: IEEE Trans. AP-24 (March 1976)

  9. 9.

    A.R. Dion: IEEE Trans. AP-18, 389 (1970)

  10. 10.

    A.M. Abo-Zena, R.E. Beam: IEEE Trans. AP-20, 380 (1972)

  11. 11.

    H.C. Maddocks: “Time Domain Aperture Antenna Study” (Rep. Nr. RADC-TR-74-254, Vol. II for Rome Air Development Center, AD/A-002 144, 1974)

Download references

Author information

Additional information

Dedicated to the 70th birthday of Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Gottfried Eckart.

Rights and permissions

Reprints and Permissions

About this article

Cite this article

Langenberg, K.J. Pulsed loop antennas. Appl. Phys. 10, 309–316 (1976). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00920615

Download citation

PACS Code

  • 84