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The course content is a treatment of microwave devices and circuits.

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* Retrieved from Course syllabus SK2814 (Autumn 2017–)

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

Wave guides, Scattering parameters, Impedance transformation and matching, Antennas, Resonators, Passive and active microwave devices, Microwave communication systems, Radar, Microwave measurements

Intended learning outcomes

After the course the participants should be able to:- Apply electromagnetic theory to calculations regarding waveguides and transmission lines- Describe, analyse and design simple microwave circuits and devices e g matching circuits, couplers, antennas and amplifiers- Describe and coarsely design common systems such as radar and microwave transmission links- Describe common devices such as microwave vacuum tubes, high-speed transistors and ferrite devices- Handle microwave equipment and make measurements

Course Disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

Electromagnetics corresponding to Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering

Recommended prerequisites

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Examination and completion

If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.

Grading scale

A, B, C, D, E, FX, F


  • LAB1 - Laboratory Course, 1,5 hp, betygsskala: P, F
  • TEN1 - Exam, 6,0 hp, betygsskala: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

Other requirements for final grade

Participation in 3 laboratories, 10 hours, 1.5 ECTS credits

Written closed-book examination, 5 hours, 6 ECTS credits

Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Ethical approach

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.

Further information

Course web

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Course web SK2814

Offered by

SCI/Applied Physics

Main field of study

Engineering Physics

Education cycle

Second cycle

Add-on studies

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Supplementary information

Replaces IT2651