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History of wireless

Author: Tapan Sarkar; et al
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley-Interscience, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents insights into how various components and systems evolved. Premised on the idea that one cannot know a science without knowing its history, this work starts with the background - magnetism,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Livres numériques
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
History of wireless.
Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley-Interscience, ©2006
(DLC) 2005022232
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tapan Sarkar; et al
OCLC Number: 436977023
Notes: Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 23 juin 2009).
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 655 p.) : illustrations, carte, fichiers PDF.
Contents: A chronology of developments of wireless communication and supporting electronics --
Evolution of electromagnetics in the nineteenth century --
The genesis of Maxwell's equations --
Maxwell, Hertz, the Maxwellians and the early history of electromagnetic waves --
Oliver Heaviside --
Wireless before Marconi --
Nikola Tesla and his contributions to radio development --
An appreciation of J.C. Bose's pioneering work in millimeter and microwaves --
Sir John Ambrose Fleming : his involvement in the development of wireless --
Historical German contributions to physics and applications of electromagnetic oscillations and waves --
The development of wireless telegraphy and telephony, and pioneering attempts to achieve transatlantic wireless communications --
Wireless telegraphy in South Africa at the turn of the twentieth century --
The antenna development in Japan : past and present --
Historical background and development of Soviet quasi optics at near-MM and sub-MM wavelengths --
The evolution of electromagnetic waveguides : from hollow metallic waveguides to microwave integrated circuits --
A history of phased array antennas.
Responsibility: Tapan K. Sarkar ... [et al.] ; with contributions from Duncan C. Baker ... [et al.].

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"This insightful, well written volume will appeal to a broad scientific audience and is sure to become a classic in its field." (Instrumentation and Technology, November/December 2006) Read more...

 
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