Review of research and development on linear antennas

Kunio Sawaya

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Invention and development of the Yagi-Uda antenna, and the self-complementary antenna are described. Analysis methods of large loop antennas and the improved circuit theory (ICT) for design of linear antennas are presented. Recent developments of axial mode helical antennas and spiral antennas for radiating circularly polarized waves are also described.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)892-899
Number of pages8
JournalIEICE Transactions on Communications
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2003 Mar


  • Helical antenna
  • Loop antenna
  • Self-complementary antenna
  • Spiral antenna
  • Yagi-Uda antenna

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Software
  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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