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ECE 520: Electromagnetic
Waves and Radiating Systems
Fall 2013 

Main  Lecture Notes Homework  Contact 


Instructor:
Professor JianMing Jin Office: 461 Everitt Lab Email: jjin1@uiuc.edu Teaching assistant:
Tianjian Lu Lecture Schedule:
Tuesdays and Thursdays 11:0012:20am 245 Everitt Lab TA hour
Wednesday 3:005:00pm 457 Everitt Lab Textbook:
J. M. Jin, Theory and Computation of Electromagnetic Fields,
Hoboken, NJ: Wiley, 2010. References:
1. C. A. Balanis, Advanced
Engineering Electromagnetics, New York: Wiley, 1989. 2. R. F. Harrington, TimeHarmonic Electromagnetic Fields, New York: McGrawHill, 1961. 3. J. A. Kong, Electromagnetic Wave Theory (2nd Ed.),
Cambridge, MA: EMW, 2000. 4. J. A. Stratton, Electromagnetic Theory, New York: McGrawHill, 1941. Course Overview:
Field equations: definitions of
field vectors: E, B, D and H. Lorentz force relation; electrical and magnetic polarizations and constitutive
parameters; electric and magnetic currents and conductivity parameters; boundary conditions at
the interface between two media and across surface currents; poynting theorem in real and
complex forms and energy relations; complex permittivity and permeability Electromagnetic principles and theorems:
Uniqueness theorem, reciprocity theory, image theory, equivalence principles, induction theorem,
physical optics Plane wave in homogeneous media:
reduction to vector Helmholtz equation; separation of variables; uniform and nonuniform plane waves; wave
impedance; reflection and refraction at oblique incidence; fields of infinite current
sheets; polarization properties of waves, scattering by cylinders and spheres Fields in waveguides: dispersion;
phase, group and energy velocities; attenuation; resonant cavity; inhomogeneously filled waveguides; waveguide
excitations Antennas: dipoles; radiation patterns; approximate
analysis of some antennas Prerequisite:
Introductory knowledge of electromagnetic fields and waves at the
level of ECE 450 and ECE452. 

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