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Topics to be Covered
UNIT-1Introduction
to
Microwave
Engineering,
Microwave region and bands.
Applications & Advantages of microwaves, Limitations of
Microwaves
Introduction to Rectangular Waveguides – TE/TM mode
analysis,
Expressions for Fields of TE wave
Expressions for Fields of TM wave
TM & TEM analysis
Dominant and Degenerate Modes ,Sketches of TE and TM
mode fields
Mode Characteristics – Phase and Group Velocities, wave
impedance
Power Transmission and Power Losses in Rectangular
Guide.
Related Problems
UNIT-2 CIRCULAR WAVEGUIDES: Introduction, Nature
of Fields,
Expression for fields
Characteristic Equation
Dominant and Degenerate Modes. Impossibility of TEM
mode.
Micro strip Lines– Introduction, Zo Relations
Effective Dielectric Constant, Losses, Q factor.
Cavity Resonators– Introduction to Rectangular and
Cylindrical Cavities,
Dominant Modes and Resonant Frequencies,
Q factor and Coupling Coefficients.
Related Problems
UNIT-3 Introduction to Wave guide Components, Coupling
Mechanisms- probe, loop and aperture types
Waveguide Discontinuities: Waveguide irises, Tuning
Screws & Posts, matched loads
Wave guide attenuators: Resistive Type and Rotary Vane
type
Phase shifters: dielectric and rotary vane types
Waveguide Multiport junctions: E plane, H plane Junctions
Magic Tee Junctions and hybrid ring
Rat race
Directional Couplers:2 hole and bethe hole types
UNIT-4 Ferrites – Composition and
characteristics,
Faraday rotation
Ferrite components – Gyrator, Isolator & Circulator

54. Electronic and Mechanical tuning of Reflex Klystron Related Problems UNIT-6 Helix TWS: Significance Types and Characteristics of Slow Wave Structures Structure of TWT & Amplification Process Suppression of Oscillations. 40. oscillating modes O/p characteristics. Nature of four Propagation Constants Gain Considerations M-type Tubes: Cross-field Effects Magnetrons-Different Types. 58. 44. 8-cavity cylindrical traveling wave type Hull Cut-Off. IMPATT Diode. 62. 45. 34. 63. 47. Velocity Modulation and Applegate diagram Two Cavity Klystron – Small signal Theory and Bunching process Expression for O/P Power and Efficiency Reflex Klystron: Structure. 46. 43. Scattering Matrix – Significance. Introduction to Avalanche Transit Time devices. 32. Hartee Conditions Modes of Resonance.structure. 41. 61. 35. Electronic admittance . PI Mode. 49.Principle of Operation and Characteristics . 37. Output Characteristics UNIT-7 Introduction to solid state devices. Reentrant Cavities. 48.Principle of Operation and Characteristics TRAPATT Diode. 57. 51. 38. Two Cavity Klystron. formulation and properties S-matrix calculation for E-plane Tee S-matrix calculation for H-plane Tee S-matrix calculation for Magic Tee S-matrix calculation for Directional Coupler. 50.31. principle of working Bunching process and Applegate diagram Mathematical theory of bunching of a Reflex Klystron. 33. 42. S-matrix of Circulator and Isolator Related Problems UNIT-5 Limitations & Losses of Conventional Tubes at Microwave Frequencies Microwave tubes – O type & M type Classifications. 64. 53. 36. 55. 56. classification and application of TED’s Principle and RWH theory of Gunn Diode Modes of operation and characteristics of Gunn Diode. 60. 59. 52. 39. Expressions for O/P Power and Efficiency of Reflex Klystron.

65.. 67. 70. 68. 66. UNIT-8 Introduction to Microwave Measurements. Low and High VSWR. Attenuation and Frequency Measurement VSWR Measurement. Description of Microwave Bench Different blocks and their features of Microwave Bench Precautions to be taken at microwave bench and limitations Microwave power Measurement – Bolometer Method. Impedance Measurement . Cavity Q and . 69.