Topical overview of lecture course "Antenna Engineering"

1.Mobile communications from antenna’s perspective
1.1 Introduction
1.2 EM wave propagation
1.3 Air interface from an antenna’s perspective

2.Fundamentals of antenna engineering
2.1 Electromagnetic foundations
2.2 Basic radiating elements
2.3 Examples of p ractical radiating elements

3.Antenna arrays (linear arrays)
3.1 Linear arrays
3.2 Beam forming and diversity antennas
3.3 Spatial signal processing (optional)

4. Practical aspects of antenna engineering
4.1 Packaging issues
4.2 Design and numerical simulation
4.3 Antenna measurements