Radio Frequency Lines and Antennas

ELEC 4503


Introduction to distributed circuits, travelling and standing waves, reflection coefficient, SWR, impedance transformation, Smith charts. Introduction to transmission lines; coaxial, rectangular waveguide, resonators, optical fibers. Introduction to antennas; gain, directivity, effective area. Introduction to linear arrays.

Prerequisite(s): ELECĀ 3909.
Lectures three hours a week, laboratory three hours alternate weeks.

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