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Contact Hours and Credits: ( 3 -0- 0 ) 3
The subject introduces the essential Microwave Circuit Theory and the design aspects of Microwave Integrated Circuit components.
Scattering matrix formulation. Passive microwave devices; terminations, bends, corners, attenuators, phase changers, directional couplers and hybrid junctions. Basics and design considerations of Microstripline, strip line, coplanar waveguide, Slot line and Finline
Microwave measurements; frequency, wavelength, VSWR. Impedance determination. S-parameter measurements. Network analyzer.
Microwave network parameters. Basic circuit elements for microwaves. Transmission line sections and stubs. Richard transformation. Kuroda identities.
MIC filter design. Low pass to high pass, band pass and band stop transformations. Realization using microstrip lines and strip lines.
Design and realization of MIC components.3 dB hybrid design. Ratrace Hybrid Ring, Backward wave directional coupler, power divider; realization using microstrip lines and strip lines.
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