Subject description - BE2M17MIO

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BE2M17MIO Microwave Circuits Extent of teaching:2P+2C
Guarantors:Polívka M. Roles:PO,V Language of
Teachers:Hoffmann K., Hudec P., Polívka M. Completion:Z,ZK
Responsible Department:13117 Credits:5 Semester:Z


Subject is focused on the design of planar passive and active microwave circuits.

Course outlines:

1. Planar and monolithic technologies
2. Coupled transmission lines
3. Directional couplers
4. Hybrid power dividers - Lange, branch line and Rat-race, de Ronde coupler
5. Power dividers
6. Microwave planar resonators and filters
7. Gain definitions, stability of microwave amplifiers
8. Low-noise and power amplifiers
9. Narrow and broadband amplifiers
10. Parameters of rf nonlinear circuits: noise, intermodulation, compression
11. Microwave diode oscilators
12. Transistor oscilators
13. Rf and microwave detectors and mixers
14. Diode and transistor multipliers, limiters

Exercises outline:


1. K. Hoffmann, Aktivní mikrovlnné obvody, skripta, ČVUT FEL, 2003.
2. D. M. Pozar, Microwave Engineering, 3rd ed., John Wiley & Sons, 2005.
3. R. E. Collin, Foundations for Microwave Engineering, 2nd ed., Wiley-IEEE Press, 2000.


Basic knowledge of theory of electromagnetic field, theory of circuits, transmission lines and rf technique.



amplifier, coupled lines, directional coupler, mixer, mulitplier, oscillator, power divider,

Subject is included into these academic programs:

Program Branch Role Recommended semester
MEEK1_2016 Communication Systems and Networks V
MEEK3_2016 Electronics V
MEEK2_2016 Radio and Optical Technology PO 1
MEEK4_2016 Media and Signal Processing V

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