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 AE2M17CAD CAD and Microwave Circuits Extent of teaching: 2+2c Guarantors: Roles: PO,V Language ofteaching: EN Teachers: Completion: Z,ZK Responsible Department: 13117 Credits: 6 Semester: Z

Anotation:

This course provides its students with principles and techniques used in modern microwave circuits as well as with basic design methods used in such systems. Basic overwiev of elements and detailed information on selected circuit design is provided. Students gain design experience during exercises.

Study targets:

This course provides its students with principles and techniques used in modern microwave circuits as well as with basic design methods used in such systems.

Course outlines:

 1 Introduction - microwave technology and its specifics, wave propagating
through an electric circuit. ^
 2 Transmission lines and waves, standing waves, narrowband impedance
matching.^
 3 Broadband impedance matching, Fano limit, correspondence between matching
circuits and filters^
 4 Multiport matching, stability of a two-port, single stage amplifier
design^
 5 Real lines used in MIO design, microstrip line, coplanar waveguide^ 6 Line discontinuities^ 7 Coupled lines, couplers^ 8 Power dividers, directional couplers^ 9 Circuit optimization, error function, local and global methods^ 10 Nonlinear microwave circuit analysis, harmonic balance^ 11 Numerical analysis of electromagnetiuc field and field simulators in
frequency domain.^
 12 Time domain analysis (FDTD, FETD)^ 13 Optoelectrronic circuits^ 14 Modern trends (MEMS, metamaterials)

Exercises outline:

 1 Introduction. Problems resulting from finite circuit dimensions - and how
to make use of it.^
 2 (Standing) waves on transmission lines, impedance transformation,
impedance matching using lines and stubs.^
 3 Introduction to CAD system. Individual task assignment.^ 4. Broadband matching circuit design - analytic, optimization.^ 5 Single stage transistor amplifier design (unconditionally stable transistor) - rf part.^ 6 Design of amplifier feeding circuits 7 Design of amplifier layout in a planar structure 8 Task 1 finalization. ^ 9 Optimization method comparison.^ 10 Design - task 2.^ 11 Design - task 2.^ 12 Fierld simulator.^ 13 Optoelectronic circuit simulation.^ 14 Task submission. Assesment.

Literature:

 [1] Gupta, K.C., Garg, R., Chadha, R.: Computer-Aided Design of Microwave Circuits. Artech House, Dedham 1981^

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