This second edition emphasizes the fundamental concepts of Maxwell's equations, wave propagation, network analysis and design principles as applied to modern microwave engineering. Applications of microwave engineering are also changing, with increasing emphasis on commercial use of microwave technology for personal communications systems, wireless local area networks, millimeter wave collision avoidance vehicle radars, radio frequency (RF) identification tagging, direct broadcast satellite television, and many other systems related to the information infrastructure.
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The Terminated Lossless Line
4 The Smith Chart
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ABCD admittance amplifier amplitude antenna aperture assume attenuation bandpass filter bandwidth bias field boundary conditions capacitance capacitor cavity characteristic impedance circuit of Figure components coupled line cutoff frequency derive dielectric diode dipole directional coupler electric field equations equivalent circuit EXAMPLE ferrite function geometry gives hybrid image impedance incident inductor input impedance insertion loss isolator Lange coupler length line sections load impedance lossless lossy low-pass filter matching network matching section matching transformer matrix microstrip microstrip line microwave mixer mode noise figure odd-mode open-circuited oscillator output parameters passband phase shifter plane wave plot polarization port propagation constant radar ratio rectangular waveguide reflection coefficient reflection coefficient magnitude resistor resonant frequency response RLC circuit shown in Figure shows shunt signal slab Smith chart solution stripline stub taper transistor transmission line transverse two-port network values vector versus frequency wave impedance waveguide