TRANSMISSION LINES AND WAVEGUIDES
General Solutions for TEM, TE, and TM Waves: TEM Waves, TE Waves, TM Waves, Attenuation Due to Dielectric Loss
Parallel PlateWaveguide: TEM Modes, TM Modes, TE Modes.
Rectangular Waveguide: TE Modes, TM Modes.
Circular Waveguide: TE Modes, TM Modes.
Coaxial Line: TEM Modes, Higher Order Modes.
Surface Waves on a Grounded Dielectric Sheet: TM Modes, TE Modes.
Stripline and Microstrip Line: Propagation Constant, Effective Dielectric Constant, Characteristic Impedance, and Attenuation, Frequency-Dependent Effects and Higher Order Modes.
Wave Velocities and Dispersion: Group Velocity.
MICROWAVE NETWORK ANALYSIS
Impedance and Equivalent Voltages and Currents: Equivalent Voltages and Currents, The Concept of Impedance.
Impedance and Admittance Matrices: Reciprocal Networks, Lossless Networks.
The Scattering Matrix: Reciprocal Networks and Lossless Networks, A Shift in Reference Planes, Power Waves and Generalized Scattering Parameters.
The Transmission (ABCD) Matrix: Relation to Impedance Matrix, Equivalent Circuits for Two-Port Networks.
The Vector Network Analyzer: Network Analyzer Calibration.
Discontinuities and Modal Analysis: Modal Analysis of an H-Plane Step in Rectangular Waveguide.
Excitation of Waveguides—Electric and Magnetic Currents: Mode Excitation from an Arbitrary Electric or Magnetic Current Source.
Excitation of Waveguides—Aperture Coupling: Coupling Through an Aperture in a Transverse Waveguide Wall, Coupling Through an Aperture in the Broad Wall of a Waveguide.
IMPEDANCE MATCHING AND TUNING
Matching with Lumped Elements (L Networks): Analytic Solutions, Smith Chart Solutions.
Stub Tuning: Shunt Stubs, Series Stubs, Double-Stub.
The Quarter-Wave Transformer: The Theory of Small Reflections, Single-Section Transformer, Multisection Transformer. Binomial and Chebyshev Multisection Matching Transformers.
MICROWAVE RESONATORS
Series and Parallel Resonant Circuits: Series Resonant Circuit, Parallel Resonant Circuit, Loaded and Unloaded Q.
Transmission Line Resonators: Short-Circuited λ/2 Line, Short-Circuited λ/4 Line, Open-Circuited λ/2 Line.
Rectangular Waveguide Cavity Resonators: Resonant Frequencies, Unloaded Q of the TE10 Mode.
Circular Waveguide Cavity Resonators: Resonant Frequencies, Unloaded Q of the TEnm Mode.
Dielectric Resonators
Excitation of Resonators: The Coupling Coefficient and Critical Coupling, A Gap-Coupled Microstrip Resonator, An Aperture-Coupled Cavity.
POWER DIVIDERS AND DIRECTIONAL COUPLERS
Basic Properties of Dividers and Couplers: Three-Port Networks (T-Junctions), Four-Port Networks (Directional Couplers).
The Wilkinson Power Divider: Even-Odd Mode Analysis.
Waveguide Directional Couplers: Bethe Hole Coupler, Design of Multihole Couplers.
The Quadrature (90°) Hybrid: Even-Odd Mode Analysis.
Coupled Line Directional Couplers: Coupled Line Theory, Design of Coupled Line Couplers.
The 180° Hybrid: Even-Odd Mode Analysis of the Ring Hybrid. Waveguide Magic-T.
MICROWAVE FILTERS
Periodic structures, Filter design by the Image Parameter Method, Filter design by the Insertion Loss Method, Filter transformation, Filter implementation, Stepped Impedence filters, Coupled Lines Fileters, Filters using coupled resonators.
THEORY AND DESIGN OF FEROMAGNETIC COMPONENTS
Basic Properties of Ferromagnetic Materials, Propagation in a Ferrite and in a ferrite loaded waveguide. Ferrite isolator, Ferrite phase shifter, Ferrite circulator.