ECE 223 Microwave Circuits

Pre-requisite: Undergraduate electromagnetics course. Desirable: Undergraduate Microwave course. Fundamental microwave concepts: Transmission-line theory and practical transmission line design, Smith Chart, impedance matching (L and stub matching networks), guided wave propagation and rectangular wave guide design, Z and Y parameters, S-parameters, ABCD matrix, Microwave Filters, Microwave system level concepts (Noise figure, Dynamic Range, Non-linearity), diode detectors, microwave transistors, microwave amplifier design concepts, Low Noise and Power Amplifier Design, Introduction to Microwave CAD tools, Microwave Design Simulation project