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Unformatted text preview: EE161 Electromagnetic Waves Spring, 2010 Prof. Y. Ethan Wang Electrical Engineering Dept. UCLA Lesson 1 About EE161 Electromagnetic Waves James Clerk Maxwell and more Maxwells equations Boundary Conditions Textbook: Fawwaz T. Ulaby, Fundamentals of Applied Electromagnetics , 6Ed Reference: David Pozar, Microwave Engineering EE161 Course Information Instructor: Y. Ethan Wang 8 Homework (25%), distributed on Wednesday and due on next Wednesday 2 Midterms (40%), April 21st, May 19th 1 Final (35%), Monday, June 10 th , 8:00pm 11:00pm No late submission of homework will be accepted !!! Office Hours: Tuesday, 3:30 to 5:30pm, EN IV 56-147K About EE161 Normal incidence Oblique incidence Geometrical optics Plane waves Coaxial cable Waveguides Microstrip lines EM Waves Guides Waves Antennas & Radiation Wire antennas Aperture antennas Wireless communication link Antenna array What is So Different about Electromagnetic Waves? Travel fast (at constant speed C) With or without wires Carry information or energy 3D, Vector nature wireless applications (cell phones, WLAN) Fiber, circuits (optical network, ICs, computer.) Radar, Broadcast, Communications Microwave appliances, weapons, biomedical applications Polarized antennas, Directional recognition, Remote sensing James Clerk Maxwell (1831-1879) Every so often someone revolutionizes a field of endeavor and thereby alters, irrevocably, our perception of the world. This requires a rare combination of insight, perseverance, talent and something more a strange, magical touch, a kind of integrating faculty which transcends mere reason and defies analysis. The person who has this power and successfully applies it, we call a genius. power and successfully applies it, we call a genius....
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This note was uploaded on 05/10/2010 for the course EE 190776201 taught by Professor Yuanxunethanwang during the Spring '10 term at UCLA.

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161_1_Class1 - EE161 Electromagnetic Waves Spring, 2010...

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