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ECE 520: Electromagnetic Waves and Radiating SystemsFall 2016 

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Instructor:Dr. Su Yan Office: 5038 Electrical & Computer Eng Bldg Email: suyan@illinois.edu Teaching assistant:Weili Chen Office: 3255 Micro and Nanotechnology Laboratory Email: wchen71@illinois.edu Lecture Schedule:Tuesdays and Thursdays 11:00 am12:20 pm 3015 Electrical & Computer Eng Bldg TA hourWednesday 3:005:00pm 3255 Micro and Nanotechnology Laboratory 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.


Aug 2016: ECE520 
