Objective of the course – aims of the course unit:|
The aim of the course is to make students familiar with the basic types of planar microwave integrated circuits (MICs) for the frequency bands of hundreds MHz to hundreds GHz, their analysis and design.
Objective of the course – learning outcomes and competences:|
The students become familiar with the basic types of planar microwave integrated circuits (MICs) for the frequency bands of hundreds MHz to hundreds GHz, their analysis and design.
The subject knowledge on the Bachelor´s degree level is requested.
Course contents (annotation):|
Integrated techniques in microwave and mm wave bands. Basic types of planar microwave integrated circuits (MICs). Hybrid MICs. Microstrip, coplanar, and slot line. Lumped elements in MICs, inductors, capacitors and resistors. Monolithic MICs. Microstrip resonators, slot resonators and dielectric resonators. Directional couplers in MIT. Power dividers and combiners. Filters in MIT. MICs for mm and sub-mm frequency bands. Technology of MICs. CAD systems for microwave integrated techniques, practical measurements.
Teaching methods and criteria:|
Teaching methods depend on the type of course unit as specified in the article 7 of BUT Rules for Studies and Examinations.
Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes:|
Requirements for completion of a course are specified by a regulation issued by the lecturer responsible for the course and updated for every.
Definition of microwave integrated circuit (MIC). History, basic types and their constructions. Waveguide MICs.
Hybrid MICs. Technological properties of used substrate and metal. Non symetrical microstrip lines and methods of
Basic electrical parameters of microstrip line, synthesis, dispersion. Some modifications of microstrips.
Striplines. Coplanar, slotline and coupled line microstrips. Basic parameters, methods of analysis and synthesis.
Lumped elements MICs. Inductors, capacitors and their technical realisation.
Lumped resistors. Monolitical MICs (MMICs)
Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences:|
The content and forms of instruction in the evaluated course are specified by a regulation issued by the lecturer responsible for the course and updated for every academic year.
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GUPTA, K. C. et al. Microstrip Lines and Slotlines (second edition). Artech House, Boston 1996
WADELL, B. C. Transmission Line Design Hand-Book. Artech House, Norwood 1991