Current Courses: Winter 07

EE 361

Applied Electromagnetics

Taught by Evan Goldstein

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Introductory electromagnetic field theory and Maxwell's equations in integral and differential forms; uniform plane waves in linear media; boundary conditions and reflection and transmission of waves; guided waves; transmission lines and Smith chart; electrostatics.

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EE 465

Fiber Optics, Devices, and Applications

No course for Winter quarter of 2007

 

Wave propagation in optical waveguiding structures, signal distortion, coupling of modes, modulation, sources and detectors, fabrication and measurement methods, communication and sensor systems.

 

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EE 480

Microwave Engineering I

Taught by Yasuo Kuga

No course for Winter quarter of 2007

Analysis and design of transmission lines and matching circuits. Lossy transmission lines. Mode structures in metallic and dielectric waveguides. Microwave resonators and magnetic devices. Smith chart and matching techniques.

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EE 481

Microwave Electronic Design

Taught by Yasuo Kuga

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Design of microwave circuits using S-parameter techniques. Measurement techniques, CAD of microwave systems. Includes design, fabrication, and evaluation of a microwave amplifier.

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EE 501

Radar Remote Sensing

Taught by John Sahr

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General introduction to radar remote sensing of geophysical targets. Fundamentals of radar systems, range-time diagram, ambiguity function, pulse compression, spectrum estimation for underspread and overspread targets; multi-antenna correlations, interferometry, closure phases; maximum entropy source imaging; Aperture Synthesis (SAR and ISAR).

 

 

 

EE 571

High Frequency Circuits and Antennas: Computation of Fields and Waves

No course for Winter quarter of 2007

 

Planar microstrip structures are high frequency circuits and antennas used in communication, aerospace and computer industries. Examines the computation of fields and waves in such structures. How to calculate circuit parameters and radiation characteristics. Structures studied include microstrip lines, coupled lines, antennas, resonators, and discontinuities.

 

 

 

EE572

Electromagnetic Theory and Applications I

No course for Winter quarter of 2007

 

Electromagnetic waves in layered media; complex waves, leaky and slow waves, waves in periodic structures, optical fibers, ionosphere and other guiding structures; transients and dispersive media; waveguides and cavities; beam waves; eigenfunctions and eigenvalues.

 

 

 

EE 573

Electromagnetic Computations and Applications I

Taught by John Rockway

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Fundamentals of computational electromagnetics, method of moments, integral equations, basis functions, iterative methods, periodic structures and Green's Functions finite difference time domain method, Yee's lattice, absorbing boundary conditions, variational principles, and finite element method. Applications in antennas, waveguides, and scattering problems.

 

 

 

EE 574

Electromagnetic Computations and Applications I

Taught by Leung Tsang

No course for Winter quarter of 2007

 

Current topics in computational electromagnetics, fast multipole multilevel method, sparse matrix canonical grid method, wavelet based methods, recursive method, spectral time domain method. Applications in large scale problems such as array antennas, radar cross section, rough surface scattering, and dense media scattering, Prerequisite: E E 573 or permission of instructor.

 

EE 575

Waves in Random Media

Taught by Leung Tsang

No course for Winter quarter of 2007

Propagation and scattering of electromagnetic, optical, and acoustic waves in turbulence and random media, scattering from rough surfaces and randomly distributed particles. Atmospheric turbulence, fog, rain, smog, clear-air turbulence detection, remote sensing, terrain scattering, scattering from blood cells and tissues, scattering by ocean waves. Applications to atmospheric sciences, bioengineering, geoscience, ocean engineering.

 

EE 579

Advanced Topics in Electromagnetics, Optics, and Acoustics

Taught by Leung Tsang

No course for Winter quarter of 2007

Topics of current interest in electromagnetics, optics, and acoustics. Content varies from year to year, based on current professional interests of faculty member in charge.