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Microwave Engineering



Part I - Introduction to microwave engineering. The electromagnetic spectrum. Frequency bands and applications. Microwaves. Transverse-longitudinal field decomposition. TE, TM, TEM waves. Open and closed metallic and dielectric waveguides. Waveguide properties (phase velocity, group velocity, attenuation, characteristic impedance, etc.) Eigenvalues and eigenmodes. Rectangular waveguides. Circular waveguides. Coaxial waveguides. Microstrip line.

Part II - Introduction to artificial electromagnetic materials. Constitutive relations. Material classification. Dielectric properties of natural materials. Magnetic properties of natural materials. Conductors. Artificial electromagnetic materials. Polarizability of a particle. Homogenization techniques. Artificial dielectric materials. Artificial magnetic materials. Metamaterials. Metamaterial transmission lines.  

Part III - Design and applications of metamaterials and metasurfaces. Negative refraction and superlenses. Hyperbolic metamaterials and hyperlenses. Microwave components based on transmission line metamaterials. Metamaterial antennas. Metamaterials and metasurfaces. Electromagnetic invisibility and cloaking devices. Moving media and non-reciprocity.


Course information

Semester: Second Semester (March - June)

Days: Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Hours: 14:00-16:00

Room: N20




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