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Antennas - 5AMSC512

  • Number of hours

    • Lectures 12.0
    • Projects -
    • Tutorials 6.0
    • Internship -
    • Laboratory works 3.0


    ECTS 0.0


Being able to understand and analyze a data sheet (data-sheet) of an antenna.
Being able to design an antenna from a precise specification. Being able to choose one type of aerial part of large families seen in the course for a particular application.
Being able to achieve a power balance of a radio link.




Introduction / History of wireless communications
Fundamental principles of electromagnetic radiation and basic notions
antenna characteristics (impedance, directivity, Friis equation, etc.)
Resonant antennas
Classical basic antennas:

  • Dipole
  • Loop
  • Slot
  • Helix
  • IFA
  • PIFA
  • Parabolic
  • Yagi
    Wide*band Antennas
    Planar antennas
    Antenna Arrays
    Leaky-waveguide Antennas


Basic knowledge in analog and digital electronics. Knowledge of the electronic sub-systems used in wireless communication systems (EE422)
Knowledge of electromagnetism


  1. Exam (Exam1): 1.5 hour with documentation and calculator
  2. Homework (DM): graded activity
  3. Practical Work (TP): graded activity
  • Re-sit Exam (Exam2): new grade replaces all previous ones


The course exists in the following branches:

see the course schedule for 2022-2023

Additional Information

Course ID : 5AMSC512
Course language(s): FR

The course is attached to the following structures:

You can find this course among all other courses.


  1. C. A. Balanis, Antenna Theory: Analysis and Design., Third ed. Hoboken, N.J.: Wiley-Interscience, 2005.
  2. J. L. Volakis, Antenna engineering handbook, 4th ed.: McGraw-Hill, 2007.
  3. A. A. Oliner and D. R. Jackson, "Leaky-Wave Antennas," in Antenna engineering handbook, J. L. Volakis, Ed., 4th ed: McGraw-Hill, 2007.
  4. R. S. Elliott, Antenna Theory and Design., Revised ed. Hoboken, N.J.: Wiley-Interscience, IEEE Press, 2003.