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ELEC 4503 [0.5 credit] Radio Frequency Lines and Antennas

Introduction to distributed circuits, travelling and standing waves, reflection coefficient, SWR, impedance transformation, Smith charts. Introduction to transmission lines; coaxial, rectangular waveguide, resonators, optical fibers. Introduction to antennas; gain, directivity, effective area. Introduction to linear arrays.
Includes: Experiential Learning Activity
Prerequisite(s): ELEC 3909.
Lectures three hours a week, laboratory three hours alternate weeks.