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STUDY PLANS
2019/2020

CAD and Microwave Circuits

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Code Completion Credits Range Language
AE2M17CAD Z,ZK 6 2+2c
The course is a substitute for:
CAD for Microwaves (XE17CAM)
Lecturer:
Tutor:
Supervisor:
Department of Electromagnetic Field
Synopsis:

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.

Requirements:

https://moodle.fel.cvut.cz/

Syllabus of lectures:

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)

Syllabus of tutorials:

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.

Study Objective:

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.

Study materials:

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

Note:
Further information:
https://moodle.fel.cvut.cz/courses/AE2M17CAD
No time-table has been prepared for this course
The course is a part of the following study plans:
Data valid to 2020-05-29
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