COURSE SUMMARY
Course Title: 
Microstrip Devices and Circuits
Course Code: 
15ECE348
Year Taught: 
2015
Type: 
Elective
Degree: 
Undergraduate (UG)
School: 
School of Engineering
Campus: 
Bengaluru
Chennai
Coimbatore
Amritapuri

'Microstrip Devices and Circuits' is an elective course offered for the B. Tech. (Bachelor of Technology) in Electronics and Communication Engineering at School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.

Unit 1

Introduction to planar transmission lines: stripline – Microstrip line – Shielded microstripline – Impedance – Effect of thickness – Attenuation - Applications. Distributed and lumped elements - Capacitors – Inductors – Resistors – Terminations – Attenuators – Resonators. Directional couplers: Rring directional couplers - Branch-line directional couplers.

Unit 2

Power dividers, combiners and Y junctions: Power dividers – Combiners – Quarter wave length power dividers / combiners – N-way dividers / combiners – Ferrite devices – Circulators – Isolators - Non-ferrite nonreciprocal devices. Diode control devices: Pin diode parameters – Switches – Attenuators.

Unit 3

Microstrip circuits: Microwave integrated subassemblies – l band multifunctional transmit / receive module – Electrically tunable preselector – Switchable balanced amplifier - Design and fabrication technology – RF/microwave packages - Metal – Ceramic – Plastic – 3D design

TEXTBOOKS

  1. Leo G. Maloratsky, “Passive Rf& Microwave Integrated Circuits”, Elsevier Inc, First Edition, 2006.

REFERENCES

  1. David M. Pozar, “Microwave Engineering”, Wiley India Limited, Third Edition, 2007.
  2. G. P. Srivastava, V. L. Gupta, “Microwave Devices And Circuit Design”, Prentice HallIndia Private Limited, First Edition, 2006.