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History of Wireless by T. K. Sarkar
Book DescriptionThis work presents important new insights into how various components and systems evolved. Premised on the idea that one cannot know a science without knowing its history, "History of Wireless" offers a lively new treatment that introduces previously unacknowledged pioneers and developments, setting a new standard for understanding the evolution of this important technology. Starting with the background - magnetism, electricity, light, and Maxwell's Electromagnetic Theory - this book offers new insights into the initial theory and experimental exploration of wireless. In addition to the well-known contributions of Maxwell, Hertz, and Marconi, it examines work done by Heaviside, Tesla, and passionate amateurs such as the Kentucky melon farmer Nathan Stubblefield and the unsung hero Antonio Meucci. Looking at the story from mathematical, physics, technical, and other perspectives, the clearly written text describes the development of wireless within a vivid scientific milieu. "History of Wireless" also goes into other key areas, including: The work of J. C. Bose and J. A. Fleming; German, Japanese, and Soviet contributions to physics and applications of electromagnetic oscillations and waves; Wireless telegraphic and telephonic development and attempts to achieve transatlantic wireless communications; Wireless telegraphy in South Africa in the early twentieth century; Antenna development in Japan: past and present; Soviet quasi-optics at near-mm and sub-mm wavelengths; The evolution of electromagnetic waveguides; and, The history of phased array antennas. Augmenting the typical, Marconi-centered approach, "History of Wireless" fills in the conventionally accepted story with attention to more specific, less-known discoveries and individuals, and challenges traditional assumptions about the origins and growth of wireless. This allows for a more comprehensive understanding of how various components and systems evolved. Written in a clear tone with a broad scientific audience in mind, this exciting and thorough treatment is sure to become a classic in the field.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780471718147
(243mm x 163mm x 38mm)
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publish Date: 10-Feb-2006
Country of Publication: United States
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Physics of Multiantenna Systems and Broadband Processing, Hardback (July 2008)» View all books by T. K. Sarkar
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Author Biography - T. K. Sarkar
TAPAN K. SARKAR is a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Syracuse University. ROBERT J. MAILLOUX is a retired senior scientist at the Sensors Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory, Hanscom AFB, Massachusetts, and is currently Research Professor, University of Massachusetts, Amherst. ARTHUR A. OLINER is a University Professor Emeritus of Polytechnic University (formerly the Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn). He is an elected member of the National Academy of Engineering, the recipient of two honorary doctorates and many prestigious awards, including two gold medals, and the coauthor of about 300 papers and three books. MAGDALENA SALAZAR-PALMA is a professor in the Departamento de Teoria de la Seal y Communicaciones, at Univerdidad Carlos III de Madrid (Spain). She has authored more than 260 publications in books, scientific journals, and symposium proceedings. DIPAK L. SENGUPTA is Emeritus Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Detroit Mercy, and a research scientist at the Radiation Laboratory, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He is a Life Fellow of IEEE.
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