Contents: Review of vector algebra and calculus, electrostatics, magnetostatics, Lorentz's force law, Maxwell's equations in vacuum, the compatibility relations and causality, conservation of charge, time-harmonic electromagnetic fields, polarization state, Maxwell's equations in matter, induced currents and the constitutive relations, the electromagnetic boundary conditions, Poynting's theorem for transient and time-harmonic waves, uniform and nonuniform plane waves, TE and TM electromagnetic waves, reflection and transmission at planar interfaces, the Fresnel reflection and transmission coefficients, Brewster angle and total reflection, the electromagnetic field in a highly conducting material, eddy currents, skin effect, induced surface current and surface impedance, transverse electromagnetic waves (TEM waves), transmission lines and the basic transmission line equations (telegraph equations), characteristic impedance, the coaxial line and the parallel-plate waveguide, propagation along lossless and lossy transmission lines, introduction to radiation, generalization of Coulomb's law and the Biot-Savart law for time-dependent fields.
The course consists of lectures and two obligatory lab sessions.
dr.ir. Rob Remis
Electromagnetic and acoustic wavefield modeling, imaging, and inversion
prof.dr. Nuria Llombart
THz planar antennas, periodic structures, reflector antennas, lens antennas and waveguide structures
dr. Oleg Krasnov
Radar; polarimetry; signal processing; remote sensing
Last modified: 2019-12-16