ECE 5850: Antennas I
Theory and application of electromagnetic radiation and radiating structures. Emphasis on antenna designs for modern wireless communications and radar systems.
Prerequisite/Restriction: ECE 3870. Students must be in the Professional Engineering Program or have Graduate Standing.
Semester(s) Traditionally Offered: FALL
Topics Covered: 1. Introduction to Antennas; 2. Antenna math (Vector potentials, computation of antenna fields); 3. Antenna parameters; 4. Linear wire antennas; 5. Loop antennas; 6. Antenna measurements; 7. Antenna theory (Image theory, Reciprocity, Radar Cross Section); 8. Antenna arrays; 9. Introduction to antennas modeling, measurement and matching techniques; 10. Important types of antennas (Horn, Helical, Yagi-Uda, Microstrip Patch)
Course Instructor: Reyhan Baktur
Textbook: Antenna Theory: Analysis and Design, 3rd edition