EC2403 RF AND MICROWAVE ENGINEERING L T P C
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UNIT I TWO PORT RF NETWORKS-CIRCUIT REPRESENTATION 9
Low frequency parameters-impedance ,admittance, hybrid and ABCD. High frequency
parameters-Formulation of S parameters, properties of S parameters-Reciprocal and
lossless networks, transmission matrix, Introduction to component basics, wire, resistor,
capacitor and inductor, applications of RF
UNIT II RF TRANSISTOR AMPLIFIER DESIGN AND MATCHING NETWORKS
Amplifier power relation, stability considerations, gain considerations noise figure,
impedance matching networks, frequency response, T and Π matching networks,
microstripline matching networks
UNIT III MICROWAVE PASSIVE COMPONENTS 9
Microwave frequency range, significance of microwave frequency range - applications of
microwaves. Scattering matrix -Concept of N port scattering matrix representation-
Properties of S matrix- S matrix formulation of two-port junction. Microwave junctions -
Tee junctions -Magic Tee - Rat race - Corners - bends and twists - Directional couplers -
two hole directional couplers- Ferrites - important microwave properties and applications
– Termination - Gyrator- Isolator-Circulator - Attenuator - Phase changer – S Matrix for
microwave components – Cylindrical cavity resonators.
UNIT IV MICROWAVE SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICES 9
Microwave semiconductor devices- operation - characteristics and application of BJTs
and FETs -Principles of tunnel diodes - Varactor and Step recovery diodes - Transferred
Electron Devices -Gunn diode- Avalanche Transit time devices- IMPATT and TRAPATT
devices. Parametric devices -Principles of operation - applications of parametric
amplifier .Microwave monolithic integrated circuit (MMIC) - Materials and fabrication
UNIT V MICROWAVE TUBES AND MEASUREMENTS 9
Microwave tubes- High frequency limitations - Principle of operation of Multicavity
Klystron, Reflex Klystron, Traveling Wave Tube, Magnetron. Microwave measurements:
Measurement of power, wavelength, impedance, SWR, attenuation, Q and Phase shift.
TOTAL= 45 PERIODS
1) Samuel Y Liao, “Microwave Devices & Circuits” , Prentice Hall of India, 2006.
2) Reinhold.Ludwig and Pavel Bretshko ‘RF Circuit Design”, Pearson Education, Inc.,
1.Robert. E.Collin-Foundation of Microwave Engg –Mc Graw Hill.
2.Annapurna Das and Sisir K Das, “Microwave Engineering”, Tata Mc Graw
3.Hill Inc., 2004.
5. Robert E.Colin, 2ed “Foundations for Microwave Engineering”, McGraw Hill, 20016. D.M.Pozar, “Microwave Engineering.”, John Wiley & sons, Inc., 2006.M.M.Radmanesh , RF & Microwave Electronics Illustrated, Pearson