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 |
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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 |
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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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