Coursebooks 2017-2018

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Microwaves

EE-445

Lecturer(s) :

Skrivervik Favre Anja

Language:

English

Summary

This course is n introduction to microwaves and microwave passive circuits. A special attention is given to the introduction of the notion of distributed circuits and to the scattering matrix

Content

Introduction: Definition of the basic notions, applications: radar, communications, satellites, space probes, microwave ovens, atomic clocks, biological effects

Microwave networks: S-parameters and scattering matrix

Microwave circuits: Description of devices with 1, 2, 3 and 4 ports. Ferrite devices: The gyromagnetic effect, isolators, circulators, switches, llimiters, component insertion, filters

Device and signal measurements: Basic principles, reflectometry, vector network analyzer, attenuation and phaseshift, TDR. Calibration for error compensation and deembedding. Measurement of frequency and power.

Keywords

microwaves, S-parameters, passive devices

Learning Prerequisites

Recommended courses

Electromagnetics

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

Transversal skills

Teaching methods

Ex cathedra with demonstrations and exercises

Assessment methods

With mandatory continuous control

Resources

Bibliography

Handouts

Websites

Prerequisite for

Microwaves, practical work and projects

In the programs

  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering, 2017-2018, Master semester 1
    • Semester
      Fall
    • Exam form
      During the semester
    • Credits
      4
    • Subject examined
      Microwaves
    • Lecture
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering, 2017-2018, Master semester 3
    • Semester
      Fall
    • Exam form
      During the semester
    • Credits
      4
    • Subject examined
      Microwaves
    • Lecture
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Communication Systems - master program, 2017-2018, Master semester 1
    • Semester
      Fall
    • Exam form
      During the semester
    • Credits
      4
    • Subject examined
      Microwaves
    • Lecture
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Communication Systems - master program, 2017-2018, Master semester 3
    • Semester
      Fall
    • Exam form
      During the semester
    • Credits
      4
    • Subject examined
      Microwaves
    • Lecture
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks

Reference week

MoTuWeThFr
8-9
9-10
10-11
11-12
12-13
13-14 ELD120
14-15
15-16 ELD120
16-17
17-18
18-19
19-20
20-21
21-22
Lecture
Exercise, TP
Project, other

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  • Lecture in French
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  • Lecture in German