Propagation Systems

Dziyauddin, R. A. (Rudzidatul Akmam) ; Hussain, N. H. (Noor Hamizah) ; Latif, L. (Liza)

Learning Object

The topics covered in this course are Radio-Wave Propagation: Free-space propagation, effect of environment, types of propagation, common propagation problems. Antennas:Electromagnetic waves, antenna characteristics, types of simple antenna, antenna arrays, matching technique. Microwaves technique: Waveguides, passive components, microwave tubes, microwave antenna. Radar Systems: Pulse Radar, Doppler Radar. Satellite Communication Systems: History, Satellite orbits, look angles determination, Satellite system links, transponder, earth stations, Satellite frequency bands and bandwidth, Satellite in LOW and MEDIUM earth orbits, Applications: GPS. Optical Communication systems: Fiber-optic communication system, comparison between transmission lines, Optical fiber: total internal reflection (TIR), numerical aperture, modes and materials, dispersion, loses, Fiber-optic cables, splices and connectors, optical emitters: LED and Laser Diodes, optical detectors.

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Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

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