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Course number and title: EE263 Reflector Antennas Synthesis, Analysis, and Measurement
Credits: 4
Instructor(s)-in-charge: Yahya Rahmat-Samii (
Course type: Lecture
Required or Elective: A Physical and Wave Electronics Area course.
Course Schedule:
Lecture: 4 hrs/week
Outside Study: 8 hrs/week
Office Hours: 2 hrs/week
Course Assessment:
Homework: Several assignments
Exams: 1 midterm and 1 final examination.
Grading Policy: Typically, 35% homework, 25% midterm, and 40% final.
Course Prerequisites: EE162A, EE260A, EE260B
Catalog Description: Reflector pattern analysis techniques. Single and multireflector antenna configurations. Reflector synthesis techniques. Reflector feeds. Reflector tolerance studies, including systematic and random errors. Arrayfed reflector antennas. Near-field measurement techniques. Compact range concepts. Microwave diagnostic techniques. Modern satellite and ground antenna applications.  
Textbook and any related course material:
Instructor's lecture notes.
Published articles from scientific and engineering journals.
Course Website
Topics covered in the course:
Geometric considerations: coordinate transformations, conic sections.
Tapered aperture characteristics.
Diffraction analysis of reflector antennas.
Feeds for reflector antennas.
Characteristics of parabolic reflectors.
Dual and shaped reflectors.
Measurement and diagnostic techniques.
Applications and examples.
Will this course involve computer assignments? NO Will this course have TA(s) when it is offered? NO

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