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Course Detail

Course Name Microstrip Devices and Circuits
Course Code 15ECE348
Program B. Tech. in Electronics and Communication Engineering
Year Taught 2019


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

Text Books

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


  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.

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