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Electromagnetic Field Theory II

 

Syllabus

Part IBasic concepts of electromagnetic field theory. Maxwell's equations and boundary conditions. Complex notation and polarization. Fundamental theorems. Vector potentials. Free-space Green's function. Radiation.

Part IITransmission lines. Introduction to transmission lines. Transmission line equations and solutions. Primary and secondary parameters of transmission lines. Reflection and transmission coefficients. VSWR. Matching stubs and matching strategies. Smith's chart and its applications.

Part IIIConstitutive relations. Interaction between matter and electromagnetic field. Microscopic and macroscopic response of matter. Constitutive relations and constitutive parameters. Temporal dispersion. Spatial dispersion. Material classification. Causality and Kramers-Kronig relations. Electric response of dielectric materials. Lorentz model. Electric response of conducting materials. Drude model. Magnetic response of matter. Magnetized ferrite.

Part IV – Artificial electromagnetic materials. Homogenization principles. Polarizability of a sphere. Homogenization formulas. Artificial electric materials. Artificial magnetic materials. Negative index materials: implementation and applications. Metamaterials: basic principles and applications.

 

Course information

Semester: First Semester (October-January)

Days and Hours:

  • Tuesday   10:00 - 12:00
  • Thursday 10:00 - 12:00

Room: DS-1

 

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