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Advanced Microwave Engineering

Syllabus:

  • Microwave circuit analysis:  Impedance and inductance matrices, Scattering parameters, Discontinuities and modal analysis, Excitation of waveguides
  • Microstrip and stripline transmission lines: Effective dielectric constant, Propagation constant, Attenuation constant, High frequency effects, Dispersion
  • Other planar transmission lines: Coupled lines, Coplanar Waveguide, Slot line, Coplanar strip, Substrate integrated waveguide (SIW)
  • Microwave resonators: Transmission line resonators, Dielectric resonators, Rectangular resonators, Circular resonators, Perturbation method for calculating the resonance frequency
  • Microwave filters:  Periodic structures, Image parameter method, Insertion loss method, Filter transformations, Richard transformation, Invertors, Stepped impedance filter, Coupled line filters, Waveguide filters
  • Linear microwave analysis: Finite difference method, Conformal mapping, Moment method Transverse resonance technique
  • Nonlinear microwave analysis: Harmonic balance method, Volterra series Method
  • Meta materials: Definition of Metamaterial (Left handed media), Experimental Demonstrations of Left-Handedness, LC Network Implementation

 

 Assignments:

        Assignment 1, Assignment 2,  Assignment 3,  Assignment 4 ,  Assignment 5 , Assignment 6 

 

 References:     

  • Microwave Engineering, D. M. Pozar, 3rd Ed., 2005
  •  Foundations for Microwave Engineering, R. E. Collin, 2nd Ed., 1992
  • Foundations of Microstrip Circuit Design, T. Edwards.
  • Microwave Engineering Using Microstrip Circuits, E.H. Fooks.
  • Analysis Methods for RF, Microwave and Milimeter Wave Planar Transmission Line Structures, C. Nguyen.
  • Microwave Engineering, P. A. Rizzi, 1988
  • Microwave Engineering and Applications, O. P. Gandhi, 1989, Pergamon Press
  • Advanced Microwave Engineering, R. Chatterjee, 1988
  • Microwave Solid State Circuit Design, I. Bahl and P. Bhartia, 2nd Ed., 2003, John Wiley        

 

 

 

 

Prerequisites: 

Fields and Waves Electromagnetics

Grading Policy: 

TBA

Time: 

TBA

Term: 
Fall 2012
Grade: 
Graduate