ECE 531 - Theory of Guided Waves

Semesters Offered

TitleRubricSectionCRNTypeTimesDaysLocationInstructor
Theory of Guided WavesECE531C60274LEC0930 - 1050 T R  3081 ECE Building Weng Chew

Official Description

Propagation of electromagnetic waves in general cylindrical waveguides; stationary principles; non-uniform inhomogeneously filled waveguides; mode and power orthogonality; losses in waveguides; analytical and numerical techniques; microwave integrated circuits waveguides; optical waveguides. Course Information: Prerequisite: ECE 520. Recommended: MATH 556.

Prerequisites

Credit in ECE 520

Subject Area

Electromagnetics, Optics and Remote Sensing

Course Directors

Description

Propagation of electromagnetic waves in general cylindrical waveguides; stationary principles; non-uniform inhomogeneously filled waveguides; mode and power orthogonality; losses in waveguides; analytical and numerical techniques; microwave integrated circuits waveguides; and optical waveguides.

Topics

  • Review of electromagnetic theory
  • General cylindrical waveguides, mode orthogonality, power flow
  • Numerical technique for analyzing general shape waveguides
  • Vector wave function and dyadic Green's function of a waveguide
  • Inhomogeneously filled waveguide and mode orthogonality
  • Probe excitation, input impedance, and aperture coupling in a waveguide
  • Waveguide discontinuities and junctions
  • Dielectric slab waveguides, optical fibers, and discontinuities in dielectric waveguides
  • Weakly guided optical waveguide, WKB analysis
  • Effective index method, beam propagation method, and ray tracing method for analyzing optical waveguides
  • Microwave integrated circuits waveguides and its quasistatic and full-wave analysis
  • Optical solitions, KdV equation, and their relation to inverse scattering

Detailed Description and Outline

Topics:

  • Review of electromagnetic theory
  • General cylindrical waveguides, mode orthogonality, power flow
  • Numerical technique for analyzing general shape waveguides
  • Vector wave function and dyadic Green's function of a waveguide
  • Inhomogeneously filled waveguide and mode orthogonality
  • Probe excitation, input impedance, and aperture coupling in a waveguide
  • Waveguide discontinuities and junctions
  • Dielectric slab waveguides, optical fibers, and discontinuities in dielectric waveguides
  • Weakly guided optical waveguide, WKB analysis
  • Effective index method, beam propagation method, and ray tracing method for analyzing optical waveguides
  • Microwave integrated circuits waveguides and its quasistatic and full-wave analysis
  • Optical solitions, KdV equation, and their relation to inverse scattering

Texts

Recommended:
R.E. Collin, Field Theory of Guided Waves, IEEE Press, 1992.
T.Okoshi, Optical Fibers, New York: Academic Press, 1992.

Last updated

2/13/2013