short antenna

short antenna

[′shȯrt an‚ten·ə]
(electromagnetism)
An antenna shorter than about one-tenth of a wavelength, so that the current may be assumed to have constant magnitude along its length, and the antenna may be treated as an elementary dipole.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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