ECE 520: Electromagnetic Waves and Radiating Systems
Professor Zhen Peng
Office: 5058 ECE Building
Office: 5038 ECE Building
Tuesdays and Thursdays 12:30 - 13:50
3015 ECE Building
Wednesdays 1:00-3:00 pm
J. M. Jin, Theory and Computation of Electromagnetic Fields, Wiley-IEEE Press; 2nd edition, 2015.
1. C. A. Balanis, Advanced Engineering Electromagnetics, New York: Wiley, 1989.
2. R. F. Harrington, Time-Harmonic Electromagnetic Fields, New York: McGraw-Hill, 1961.
3. J. A. Kong, Electromagnetic Wave Theory (2nd Ed.), Cambridge, MA: EMW, 2000.
4. J. A. Stratton, Electromagnetic Theory, New York: McGraw-Hill, 1941.
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
Introductory knowledge of electromagnetic fields and waves at the level of ECE 450 and ECE452.
Jan 2020: ECE520