APECE-402: Microwave & Satellite Communication
Number of Lectures= 45
Microwave generation: Klystrons, Reflex Klystrons, Magnetrons and other devices, Microwave tubes, Microwave components, Microwave measurements, power, frequency, wavelength, microwave transmission media, Anisotropy media, impedance, Hollow, surface wave, dielectric waveguide, waves on a transmission line, standing wave ration, quarter wave transformers.
Micro-strip lines: wave propagation and micro-strip lines, dielectric constants, characteristic impedance, attenuation factors.
Microwave Circuit Design: Low frequency parameters, s-, y-, z-, h-parameter, ABCD parameters, transmission matrix, passive circuit design, the Smith Chart, mixer design, microwave control circuit design, wireless microwave systems, noise in microwave circuits, Microwave IC, HMICs, MMICs.
Microwave Engineering for wireless system: Microwave networks, Active networks, Design of matching networks, Noise, Microwave link, Rectifier and Detector Design, Frequency and Modulation Techniques, Transmitting and Receiving Equipment.
Satellite Communication: Introduction, Orbits, station keeping, satellite altitude, transmission path, path loss, noise consideration, satellite system, saturation flux density, effective isotropic radiated power, multiple access methods, earth station antenna, satellite link design, frequency plan, satellite communication for Internet, VSAT network, One-way, two-way and open-sky satellite communication, GNSS-GPS and Galioleo systems and GIS, Satellite Navigation, DBS-TV.
Radar: Basic principles, Radar equation, factors influencing maximum range, effect of noise, power and frequencies used in Radar, types of Radar, Basic pulsed Radar system, Modulators, receivers, Bandwidth requirements, factors governing pulse characteristics, Duplexer, moving target indicator (MTI), tracking Radar systems and search systems.