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Electronics (ELEC)

Department of Electronics
Faculty of Engineering

ELEC 3909 [0.5 credit]

Electromagnetic Waves

Maxwell's equations and EM wave solutions. Polarization. Poyntingvector. EM waves in dielectrics and conductors; skin depth. Reflection and refraction. Standing waves. Fresnel relations, Brewster angle. Transmission lines. Line termination, basic impedance matching and transformation. Smith charts. Introduction to guided waves; slab waveguide.
Precludes additional credit for PHYS 3308.
Prerequisite: ELEC 3105 or permission of the Department.
Lectures three hours a week, problem analysis three hours alternate weeks.

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