Course Details

Subject {L-T-P / C} : EE6105 : Microwave and Antenna Systems {3-0-0 / 3}
Subject Nature : Theory
Coordinator : Prof. K. Ratna Subhashini


Circuit Concepts, Transmission lines, Micro-strip lines, Wave guides, Microwave networks, Microwave
resonator, Electromagnetic wave Generation Process, Microwave Amplifiers and oscillators, Scattering of
electromagnetic waves Antenna fundamentals and definitions, dipole and loop antennas, arrays. Method of Moments and its application to wire antenna or scatterer, Fourier transforms and its application to antenna theory. Aperture antennas, active antennas. GTD/UTD techniques and its applications to horn and reflector antennas. Broadband antennas. Antenna measurements: Test ranges, near field and far field techniques.

Course Objectives

  1. To introduce fundamental concepts of antennas and wave propagation, which provide a foundation for further study in Antenna/Electromagnetic area.
    Fundamental antenna parameters and numerical methods to analyze and differentiate the antennas.

Course Outcomes

Students will be able to :
Understand working concepts of RF active components,Analysis of various microwave devices.Fundamental concepts of antennas and wave propagation.

Essential Reading

  1. D.M. Pozar, ,Microwave Engineering, John-Wiley,4th edition 2013.
  2. R. Chatterjee, , Antenna Theory and Practice, , New Age Publishers, 2nd Edition, 2008.

Supplementary Reading

  1. G.P. Srivastava, V.L. Gupta,, Microwave Devices and Circuit Design, Prentice Hall of India, 2006
  2. V. Fusco, , Foundations of Antenna Theory and Techniques, Prentice Hall, 2005.