MICROWAVE ENGINEERING

MICROWAVE ENGINEERING

AF monodisc.
Scheda dell'insegnamento
Anno accademico
2018/2019
Anno accademico di espletamento
2018/2019
Tipologia di insegnamento
Caratterizzante
Settore disciplinare
CAMPI ELETTROMAGNETICI (ING-INF/02)
Lingua
Inglese
Crediti
9
Anno di corso
1
Docenti*
*Nominativo proposto dal Comitato per la didattica, salvo ratifica del Consiglio di Dipartimento
Ciclo
Secondo Semestre
Ore di attivita' frontale
72
Ore di studio individuale
135
Prerequisiti

ELECTROMAGNETIC THEORY
Introduction to Microwave Engineering: Applications of Microwave Engineering, A Short History of Microwave Engineering.
Maxwell’s Equations
Fields in Media and Boundary Conditions: Fields at a General Material Interface, Fields at a Dielectric Interface, Fields at the Interface with a Perfect Conductor (Electric Wall), The MagneticWall Boundary Condition, The Radiation Condition.
The Wave Equation and Basic Plane Wave Solutions: The Helmholtz Equation, Plane Waves in a Lossless Medium, Plane Waves in a General Lossy Medium, Plane Waves in a Good Conductor.
General Plane Wave Solutions: Circularly Polarized Plane Waves.
Energy and Power: Power Absorbed by a Good Conductor.
Plane Wave Reflection from a Media Interface: General Medium, Lossless Medium, Good Conductor, Perfect Conductor, The Surface Impedance Concept.
Oblique Incidence at a Dielectric Interface: Parallel Polarization, Perpendicular Polarization, Total Reflection and Surface Waves.
Some Useful Theorems: The Reciprocity Theorem, Image Theory.

TRANSMISSION LINE THEORY
The Lumped-Element Circuit Model for a Transmission Line: Wave Propagation on a Transmission Line, The Lossless Line.
Field Analysis of Transmission Lines: Transmission Line Parameters, The Telegrapher Equations Derived from Field Analysis of a Coaxial Line, Propagation Constant, Impedance, and Power Flow for the Lossless Coaxial Line.
The Terminated Lossless Transmission Line: Special Cases of Lossless Terminated Lines.
The Smith Chart: The Combined Impedance–Admittance Smith Chart, The Slotted Line.
The Quarter-Wave Transformer: The Impedance Viewpoint, The Multiple-Reflection Viewpoint.
Generator and Load Mismatches: Load Matched to Line, Generator Matched to Loaded Line, Conjugate Matching.
Lossy Transmission Lines: The Low-Loss Line, The Distortionless Line, The Terminated Lossy Line, The Perturbation Method for Calculating Attenuation, The Wheeler Incremental Inductance Rule.