Foundations of Microwave Design

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Course No: 17.403; Last Offered: Spring 2010;

Course Description

An introductory course in the analysis and design of microwave circuits beginning with a review of time-varying electromagnetic field concepts and transmission lines. Smith Chart problems; single and double stub matching; impedance transfomer design; microstrip transmission lines, slot lines, coplanar lines; rectangular and circular waveguides; characteristics of low-pass, high-pass, band-pass, band-stop filters; two-port network representation of junctions; Z and Y parameters, ABCD parameters, scattering matrix; microwave measurements; measurement of VSWR, complex impedance, attenuation, and power; noise basic concepts and representation; gain definitions, amplifier design; low-noise amplifiers, power amplifiers, distributed amplifiers, other circuits for microwave applications.

Prerequisites & Notes

  • Prerequisites: 17.214
  • Special Notes:
  • Credits: 3;

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