ECE Course Outline

ECE6360

Microwave Design (3-0-3)

Prerequisites
None
Corequisites
None
Catalog Description
Applications of electromagnetic theory to microwave components and systems. Introduction to the latest characterization and design techniques including monolithic microwave integrated circuit (MMIC) technology.
Textbook(s)
Pozar, Microwave Engineering (3rd edition), John Wiley, 2004. ISBN 9780471448785 (required)

Topical Outline
Transmission Lines and Waveguides
  Waves on Transmission Lines:  ideal, resistive, capacitive loading, lossy 
 
Field Analysis of Transmission Lines
  TEM, TE and TM Waves and solutions
  Parallel plate, homogeneous, inhomogeneous
  TEM and quasi-TEM solutions

Microwave Network Theory
  Two-Port junctions
  Scattering Matrix Formulation and Signal Flow Graph Analysis
  
Passive Microwave Devices
  Non-reciprocal devices
 
MMIC Technology
  Design Rules
 
Amplifier Design Techniques
  
Microwave Oscillator Design
 
Microwave Mixer Design