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Principles of Microwave Technology / Edition 1

Principles of Microwave Technology / Edition 1

by Stephen C. Harsany


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ISBN-13: 9780130268624
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Publication date: 01/01/1997
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 270
Product dimensions: 7.25(w) x 9.24(h) x 0.57(d)

Table of Contents

(NOTE: Each chapter begins with an introduction and ends with a summary.)
1. Electromagnetic Fundamentals.
Units and physical constants. What are microwaves? Microwave technology. Velocity, frequency, and wavelength. The electromagnetic field. Propagation. Propagation paths.
2. Transmission Line Fundamentals.
Concepts of two-wire lines. Free space characteristic impedance. Matched terminations. Propagation velocity, velocity factor, and attenuation constant. Standing waves. Reflection coefficient and return loss. Voltage standing-wave ratio. Open and shorted terminations. Transmission line sections. Time domain reflectrometry.
3. Smith Chart Analysis.
Using the smith chart. Short circuit minima shift method. Impedance matching techniques. Smith chart radial scale parameters.
4. Microwave Transmission Lines.
Two-wire lines. Coaxial lines. Rectangular waveguide. Ridged waveguide. Circular waveguide. Elliptical waveguide. Waveguide discontinuities. Methods of exciting waveguides. Stripline and microstrip.
5. Microwave Passive Components.
Connectors. Directional couplers. Attenuators. Isolators. Circulators. Slotted line. Slide-screw tuner. Mixers. Cavity resonators. Filters. T-sections. Flanges/Joints.
6. Microwave Active Devices (Thermionic).
Early vacuum tube devices. Velocity modulation. Klystron oscillators. Klystron amplifiers. Traveling wave tubes. Magnetron. Other microwave tube devices.
7. Microwave Active Devices (Solid-State).
Passive microwave diodes. Active microwave diodes. Parametric amplifier. Microwave bipolar transistors. Microwave field-effect transistors. Microwave integrated circuit amplifiers.
8. Antennas.
Antennaradiation. Dipole antenna. Antenna properties. Monopole antenna. Antenna arrays. Reflector antennas. Microstrip antennas.
9. Microwave Measurements.
Noise. Frequency measurements. Detection devices. Power measurements. Attenuation measurement. VSWR measurements. Introduction to scattering parameters. Microwave test equipment analyzers.
10. Microwave Communications Applications.
Radar. Terrestrial Communications. Satellite communications. Domestic satellite bands (C and Ku). Direct broadcast satellites (DBS). Wireless services and standards. Global positioning system.
Solutions to Chapter Problems.
Appendix A: A Primer on dB's.
Appendix B: Greek Alphabet.
Appendix C: Periodicals and Videos for Microwave.

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