The Near Field and the Far Field

The Near Field and the Far Field

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The essential information for practical metrology is presented in this chapter, including a brief summary of the near-field properties as well as the basic equations and formulas related to fields generated by simple radiation sources.

Chapter Contents:

  • 2.1 An EMF Generated by a System of Currents
  • 2.2 The Far Field and the Near Field
  • 2.3 EMF from Simple Radiating Structures

Inspec keywords: electromagnetic field theory; electromagnetic waves

Other keywords: practical metrology; radiation sources; far field properties; near field properties

Subjects: Electromagnetic waves, antennas and propagation; Electric and magnetic fields

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