Department of Electronics and Electrical Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati
Guwahati-781039, India

EEE Department, IIT Guwahati

Syllabus (Core courses) : MTech (RF & Photonics)

EE 540 Advance Electromagnetic Theory & Antennas 3-0-0-6

Course Contents:

Review of Maxwell’s Equation and boundary conditions; time harmonic electromagnetic fields; vector potentials; electromagnetic theorems and concepts: uniqueness, image theory, field equivalence principle, reciprocity; Plane, cylindrical and spherical waves ;radiation and scattering ; dipole antennas and arrays, aperture antennas: radiation from open ended rectangular and circular waveguides, horn antennas, parabolic antennas, slot antennas and arrays, microstrip antennas.

Texts / References:

  1. C. A. Balanis, “Advanced Engineering Electromagnetics,” John Wiley & Sons, 2009.
  2. R. F. Harrington, "Time Harmonic Electromagnetic Fields," McGraw Hill, 2001.
  3. C. A. Balanis, "Advanced Engineering Electromagnetics," John Wiley & Sons, 1989.
  4. R. E. Collin, "Antenna and radio wave propagation," McGraw Hills, 1985.
  5. C. A. Balanis, “Antenna Theory: Analysis and Design,” John Wiley & Sons, 2009.
  6. R. J. Marhefka, A. S. Khan and J. D. Kraus, “Antennas and Wave Propagation”, Tata McGraw - Hill Education 2010.
  7. M. Sachidananda and A. R. Harish “Antennas and Wave Propagation” Oxford University Press, USA 2007.

EE 541 RF Circuits and Systems 3-0-0-6

Course Contents:

Various parameters of interest in RF systems: NF, IIP3, SFDR etc. ; Scattering parameters of n-port networks; Various implementation of transmission lines in RF/microwave circuits; Review of some high speed RF devices; Microwave passive circuits: filters, impedance transformers, hybrids, isolators etc.; Microwave active circuits: amplifiers, mixers, PLLs; Phase shifters.

Texts / References:

  1. D. M. Pozar, “Microwave Engineering,” 4th Edition, Wiley, 2012.
  2. C. Bowick, “RF circuit design,”  2nd Edition, Newnes, 2007.
  3. R. C. Li, “RF Circuit Design,” 2nd Edition, John Wiley & Sons, 2012.
  4. G. Gonzalez, “Microwave Transistor Amplifiers: Analysis and Design,” 2nd Edition, Prentice Hall, 1996.
  5. T. H. Lee, “Planar Microwave Engineering: A Practical Guide to Theory, Measurement, and Circuits,” Cambridge University Press, 2004.
  6. D. M. Pozar, “Microwave and RF Design of Wireless Systems,” John Wiley & Sons, 2001.

EE 542 Fiber Optic Systems 3-0-0-6

Course Contents:

Review of semiconductor physics - radiative recombination; LEDs, optical cavity, DH and other lasers; P-I-N and APD detectors; detector noise; Optical fibers - ray and mode theories, multimode and single-mode fibers, attenuation, dispersion; Gaussian beams; Power coupling, splices and connectors; Fiber optic transmitter and receiver designs, Link analyses; Fiber optic sensors; Optical Amplifiers; Solitons in optical fibers.

Texts / References:

  1. J. C. Palais, “Fiber Optic Communication,” Pearson Prentice Hall, 2013.
  2. S. O. Kasap, “Optoelectronics and Photonics: Principles and Practices,” Pearson Prentice Hall, 2011.
  3. J. Powers, “An Introduction to Fiber Optic Systems,” TMH 2010.
  4. G. Keiser, “Optical Fiber Communication,” Mc Graw Hill 2013.
  5. G. Keiser, “Optical Communications Essentials,” Mc Graw Hill 2013.
  6. G. P. Agrawal, “Fiber-Optic Communication Systems,” John Wiley & Sons, 2011.
  7. J. M. Senior, “Optical Fiber Communications: Principles and Practice”, Pearson 2011.
  8. B. P. Pal, "Fundamentals of Fibre Optics in Telecommunication and Sensor Systems,” New Age International Publishers 2006.

EE 543 Optical Systems Laboratory 0-0-3-3

Course Contents:

  1. Setting up a fiber optic analog Link
  2. Study of losses in optical fiber:- Measurement of propagation loss and bending loss
  3. Study of characteristics of fiber optic LED and detector
  4. Measurement of numerical aperture
  5. Study of frequency modulation and demodulation using fiber optic link
  6. Setting up a fiber optic digital link
  7. Study of modulation and demodulation of light source by pulse width modulation(PWM) techniques
  8. Study of modulation and demodulation of light source by pulse position modulation (PPM) techniques.
  9. Forming PC to PC communication link using optical fiber and RS-2 32 interface.
  10. Setting up a fiber optic voice link

Texts / References:

  1. J. B. Saleh and M. Teich, “Fundamentals of Photonics,” Wiley-Interscience, 2nd edition, 2007.
  2. S. O. Kasap, “Optoelectronics and Photonics: Principles and Practices,” Pearson Prentice Hall, 2011.
  3. G. Keiser, “Optical Communications Essentials,” Mc Graw Hill 2013.
  4. G. P. Agrawal, “Fiber-Optic Communication Systems,” John Wiley & Sons, 2011.
  5. J. M. Senior, “Optical Fiber Communications: Principles and Practice”, Pearson 2011.

EE 544 Photonics Devices and Circuits 3-0-0-6

Course Contents:

Optical properties of semiconductor material, Diode lasers: steady state characteristics, dynamics, and noise, Dielectric waveguides, perturbation and coupled mode theory, Photonic crystals, metamaterials, plasmonics, Integrated optics and photonic integrated circuits, Optical modulators, Photodetectors and solar cells Optoelectronic integration.

Texts / References:

  1. B. Saleh and M. Teich, "Fundamentals of Photonics," Wiley-Interscience, 2nd edition, 2007.
  2. L. A. Coldren, S. W. Corzine and and M. L. Mashanovitch, “Diode Lasers and Photonic Integrated Circuits”, 2nd Edition, Wiley, 2012.
  3. A. Yariv and P. Yeh, "Photonics," 6th ed, Oxford, 2007.
  4. P. Bhattacharya, "Semiconductor Optoelectronics Devices," 2nd Edition, PHI, 2009.
  5. R. G. Hunsperger, "Integrated Optics," Springer, 1995.
  6. W. T Silfvast, “Laser Fundamentals,” 2nd Ed, Cambridge, 1993.

EE 545 Computational Electromagnetics 3-0-0-6

Course Contents:

Review of electromagnetic theory, Introduction to computational electromagnetics, Finite difference methods: Basic components of finite difference solvers, Wave equation (1-D FDTD method), Laplace’s equation (2-D FDM), 2-D FDTD method, 3-D FDTD method, Perfectly matched layer, Method of Moments: Integral formulation of electrostatics, Capacitance problem in unbounded 2D region, Electromagnetic scattering, Scattering on thin wires, Analysis of microstrip antennas and circuits, EM absorption in human body, Finite element method: Overview, Laplace’s equation (1-D FEM), Boundary condition for FEM, Helmholtz equation (2-D FEM), Finite element method-boundary element method, FEM/MOM hybrid, Time domain FEM, Fast multipole method.

Texts / References:

  1. K. F. Warnick, "Numerical methods for engineering," SciTech, 2011.
  2. A. Bondeson, T. Rylander and P. Ingelstrom, "Computation Electromagnetics," Springer, 2005.
  3. M. N. O. Sadiku, "Numerical Techniques in Electromagnetics," CRC Press, 2001.
  4. J. M. Jin, "Theory and Computation of Electromagnetic Fields," John Wiley, 2010.
  5. D. B. Davidson, "Computational Electromagnetics for RF and Microwave Engineering," Cambridge University Press, 2011.

EE 546 Optical Networks 3-0-0-6

Course Contents:

Optical communications: Introduction to basic optical communications and devices. Optical multiplexing techniques - Wavelength division multiplexing, Optical frequency division multiplexing, time division multiplexing, code division multiplexing. Optical Networks: Conventional optical networks, SONET / SDH, FDDI, IEEE 802.3, DQDB, FCS, HIPPI etc. Multiple access optical networks, Topologies, Single channel networks, Multichannel networks, Single hop networks, Multihop networks, Multiaccess protocols for WDM networks, Switched optical networks. Optical amplification in all-optical networks. All-optical subscriber access networks. Wavelength routed networks and other special topics, Optical networks management issues.

Texts / References:

  1. R. Ramaswami, K. N. Sivarajan and G. H. Sasaki, “Optical Networks: A practical Perspective,” Morgan Kaufmann Publishers, 2010.
  2. B. Mukherjee, “Optical WDM Networks,” Springer, 2006.
  3. R. C. Sivamurthy, G. Mohan, “WDM Optical Networks: Concepts, Design And Algorithms,” PHI Learning Pvt Ltd, 2002.

EE 547 Antennas, RF and Microwave Laboratory 0-0-3-3

Course Contents:

Experiments in basic microwave measurements; passive and active circuit characterization using network analyser, spectrum analyser and noise figure meter; PC based automated microwave/antenas measurements; integration of measurement and design of microwave circuits.

Texts / References:

  1. N. B. Carvalho and D. Schreurs, “Microwave and Wireless Measurement Techniques,” Cambridge University Press,November 2013.
  2. G. H. Bryant, “Principles Of Microwave Measurements,” IEE Electrical Measurement Series 5, January 1993.
  3. C. A. Balanis, “Antenna Theory : Analysis and Design,” John Wiley & Sons, 2009..
  4. R. J. Marhefka, A. S. Khan, J. D. Kraus, “Antennas and Wave Propagation”, Tata McGraw - Hill Education 2010.