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Microwave Engineering

ASSIGNMENT 3: S-Parameters

Prof. Namrata V. Langhnoja

(TO BE SUBMITTED ON 31st August, 2012) 1. Explain the operation of H-plane Tee with its s-parameter. (7 marks) 2. Explain the operation of E-plane Tee with its s-parameter. (7 marks) 3. Explain the operation of magic Tee with its s-parameter. Also list some applications of magic tee. (7 marks) 4. Explain two-hole directional coupler.(2 marks) 5. Explain the operation of directional coupler with its s-parameter. (7 marks). 6. Write a short note on waveguide iris. (5 marks) 7. Write a short note on waveguide terminations. (5 marks) 8. Write a short note on Faraday rotation in ferrites. Also explain it with examples. (7 marks). 9. Write a short note on microwave attenuators. (5 marks). 10. Find the scattering parameters for the series and shunt loads shown below. Show that for the series case, and that for shunt case. Assume characteristic impedance Z0.

11. Consider two 2-port networks with individual scattering matrices and that the overall parameter of the cascade of these networks is given by

. Show

12. Consider a lossless 2-port network. (a) if the network is reciprocal, show that (b) if the network is non reciprocal, show that it is impossible to have unidirectional transmission where . 13. A four port network has the scattering matrix shown as follows. (a) Is this network lossless? (b) is this network reciprocal? (c) What is the insertion loss and phase delay between ports 2 and 4 when all other ports are terminated with matched loads? (e) what is the reflection coefficient seen at port 1 if a short circuit is placed at the terminal plane of port 3 and all other ports are terminated with matched loads?

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Microwave Engineering

Prof. Namrata V. Langhnoja

14. Show that the sum of terms of any column of S-matrix of a lossless network when multiplied by the complex conjugate of the corresponding terms of any other column, is zero. 15. The scattering matrix of a two port is given by

Find the distance that the position of port 1 should be shifted to the left so that will be real numbers, given

and

16. Determine the S-parameters for 10dB directional coupler. The directivity D=30 dB. Assume that it is lossless and the VSWR at each port is 1.0 under matched conditions. Designate the ports in the main guide as 1 or 2 and the port in the auxiliary guide as 3 and 4. 17. In H-plane T junction, 20mW power is applied to port 3 that is perfectly matched to the junction. Calculate the power delivered to the load 60Ω and 75Ω connected to ports 1 and 2. 18. An isolator has an insertion loss of 0.5 dB and an isolation of 30 dB. Determine the smatrix of the isolator if the isolated ports are perfectly matched to the junction. 19. Determine the s-matrix of a 3-port circulator given insertion loss of 0.5 dB, isolation of 20dB and VSWR of 2. 20. A directional coupler has the scattering matrix given below. Find the directivity, coupling, isolation.

21. Prove that it is impossible to construct perfectly matched lossless, reciprocal 3-port junction.

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