TRANSMISSION LINES AND WAVEGUIDES
General Solutions for TEM, TE, and TM Waves: TEM Waves, TE Waves, TM Waves, Attenuation Due to Dielectric Loss
Parallel PlateWaveguide: TEM Modes, TM Modes, TE Modes.
Rectangular Waveguide: TE Modes, TM Modes.
Circular Waveguide: TE Modes, TM Modes.
Coaxial Line: TEM Modes, Higher Order Modes.
Surface Waves on a Grounded Dielectric Sheet: TM Modes, TE Modes.
Circular dielectric Rod Waveguide: Hybrid Modes.
Stripline and Microstrip Line: Propagation Constant, Effective Dielectric Constant, Characteristic Impedance, and Attenuation, Frequency-Dependent Effects and Higher Order Modes.
Wave Velocities and Dispersion: Group Velocity.
MICROWAVE NETWORK ANALYSIS
Impedance and Equivalent Voltages and Currents: Equivalent Voltages and Currents, The Concept of Impedance.
Impedance and Admittance Matrices: Reciprocal Networks, Lossless Networks.
The Scattering Matrix: Reciprocal Networks and Lossless Networks, A Shift in Reference Planes, Power Waves and Generalized Scattering Parameters.
The Transmission (ABCD) Matrix: Relation to Impedance Matrix, Equivalent Circuits for Two-Port Networks.
The Vector Network Analyzer: Network Analyzer Calibration.
Discontinuities and Modal Analysis: Modal Analysis of an H-Plane Step in Rectangular Waveguide.
Excitation of Waveguides—Electric and Magnetic Currents: Mode Excitation from an Arbitrary Electric or Magnetic Current Source.
Excitation of Waveguides—Aperture Coupling: Coupling Through an Aperture in a Transverse Waveguide Wall, Coupling Through an Aperture in the Broad Wall of a Waveguide.
IMPEDANCE MATCHING AND TUNING
Matching with Lumped Elements (L Networks): Analytic Solutions, Smith Chart Solutions.
Stub Tuning: Shunt Stubs, Series Stubs, Double-Stub.
The Quarter-Wave Transformer: The Theory of Small Reflections, Single-Section Transformer, Multisection Transformer. Binomial and Chebyshev Multisection Matching Transformers.
Series and Parallel Resonant Circuits: Series Resonant Circuit, Parallel Resonant Circuit, Loaded and Unloaded Q.
Transmission Line Resonators: Short-Circuited λ/2 Line, Short-Circuited λ/4 Line, Open-Circuited λ/2 Line.
Rectangular Waveguide Cavity Resonators: Resonant Frequencies, Unloaded Q of the TE10 Mode.
Circular Waveguide Cavity Resonators: Resonant Frequencies, Unloaded Q of the TEnm Mode.
Excitation of Resonators: The Coupling Coefficient and Critical Coupling, A Gap-Coupled Microstrip Resonator, An Aperture-Coupled Cavity.
POWER DIVIDERS AND DIRECTIONAL COUPLERS
Basic Properties of Dividers and Couplers: Three-Port Networks (T-Junctions), Four-Port Networks (Directional Couplers).
The Wilkinson Power Divider: Even-Odd Mode Analysis.
Waveguide Directional Couplers: Bethe Hole Coupler, Design of Multihole Couplers.
The Quadrature (90°) Hybrid: Even-Odd Mode Analysis.
Coupled Line Directional Couplers: Coupled Line Theory, Design of Coupled Line Couplers.
The 180° Hybrid: Even-Odd Mode Analysis of the Ring Hybrid. Waveguide Magic-T.