Electrical and Computer Engineering ECEn 665: Antennas and Propagation for Wireless Communications Home Schedule Info

ECEN 665 Schedule for Winter 2023
Date Reading Topic HW Notes
Antenna Fundamentals
Jan 9 Chap. 1 Course introduction, Vector Potentials, Radiation Integral HW1 LN1
11 2.1-2.3 Far-field, Antenna Analysis HW2
18 Antenna Parameters HW3 Stutzman
23 1.5, 2.4-2.5 Reciprocity, Receive Antennas, Effective Aperture, Friis Transmission Formula HW4
25 2.6-2.7 Noise, Antenna Temperature HW5
Antenna Types
30 3.1-3.3 Dipoles HW6
Feb 1 Moment Method, Example HW7 LN6
6 3.4-3.6, 9.4 Loops, Sky Noise, Patch Antennas, Electrically Small Antennas, Sievenpiper paper HW8
8 3.7 Aperture Antennas, Horn Antennas, Reflector Antennas HW9
Arrays
13 4.1 Arrays Antennas, Uniform Linear Array, Pattern Synthesis, Schelkunoff's Representation HW10
15 Dolph-Chebyshev Arrays HW11
21 4.2-4.4 Overlap Integral Formulation HW12
22 4.5-4.15 Overlap Integral Formulation HW13
27 5.1 Receive Arrays
Mar 1 5.2 HW Help & Review for Exam 1
Midterm Exam: Testing Center, Mar. 2-6, 2023 Review
6 5.3 Correlation Matrix Formulation HW14
8 5.3-5.7 Correlation Matrix Formulation HW15
13 6.1-6.5 Active Array Receiver Figures of Merit, Array Gain, Exam Return HW16
15 6.6-6.17 Active Array Receiver Figures of Merit, Multipath Channels HW17 Propagation
Propagation Channels
20 Multipath Channels, Rayleigh, Ricean Channels, Temporal Models, Azimuth Spectrum Models HW18
22 Random Processes, Communication Theory, Modulation, Bit Error Rate HW19 Communications
27 Information Theory, Signal Correlation, Antenna Diversity HW20 Diversity
29 10.3.2 MIMO Capacity Bound HW21 MIMO
Apr 3 Waterfilling Solution HW22
5 (Class cancelled)
10 Space-time Coding, Alamouti Code HW23
12 Channel Estimation, EDOF HW24 Beamforming
17 10.1-10.3, 10.7 Adaptive Beamforming Review paper HW25
19 Interference Cancelation, Final Review
Final Exam, 3pm Wed. Apr. 26, 2023, 406 CB

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