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161_1_Lecture_1 - EE161 El EE161 Electromagnetic Waves...

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EE161 Electromagnetic Waves all 2010 Fall, 2010 Instructor: Dr. Shenheng Xu Electrical Engineering Dept., UCLA gg p , © Prof. Y. Ethan Wang
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ecture 1 Lecture 1 • About EE161 • Electromagnetic waves • James Clerk Maxwell and more • Maxwell’s equations • Boundary conditions
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EE161 Course Information Instructor: Dr. Shenheng Xu Office Hours: Monday, 10:00 am to 11:50 am, 66-144 Engineering IV, TA Room Textbook: Fawwaz T. Ulaby, Fundamentals of Applied Electromagnetics, 6/E Reference: David Pozar, Microwave Engineering 7 Homework (24.5%), distributed on Tuesday and due on next Tuesday Midterms (40%) Tuesday October 12 nd Tuesday November 9 2 Midterms (40%), Tuesday October 12 th and Tuesday November 9 th 1 Final (35%), Monday, December 6th, 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm Course Survey (0.5%) No late submission of homework will be accepted !!! o ate sub ss o o o e o be accepted
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bout EE161 About EE161 lane Waves Maxwell’s Equations •Normal incidence •Oblique incidence Plane Waves •Equations •Boundary conditions •Phasor notation •Geometrical optics EM Waves Guided Waves •Coaxial cable Antennas & Radiation •Wire antennas •Waveguides •Microstrip lines •Aperture antennas •Wireless communication link •Antenna array
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What is So Different about Electromagnetic Waves? • Travel fast (at constant speed C) iber circuits (optical network IC’s computer ) • With or without wires ireless applications (cell phones WLAN ) Fiber, circuits (optical network, IC s, computer….) • Carry information or energy wireless applications (cell phones, WLAN…) Radar, broadcast, communications Microwave appliances, weapons, biomedical applications • 3D, vector nature olarized antennas directional recognition remote sensing Polarized antennas, directional recognition, remote sensing
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rofound Thoughts about Maxwell Profound Thoughts about Maxwell “Every so often someone revolutionizes a field of endeavor and thereby alters, irrevocably, our erception of the world This requires a rare perception of the world. This requires a rare combination of insight, perseverance, talent and something more – a strange, magical touch, a kind f integrating faculty which transcends mere reason of integrating faculty which transcends mere reason and defies analysis. The person who has this
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