|Catalog Data||ECEN 5264 (3). Electromagnetic Absorption, Scattering and Propagation Electromagnetic waves in communication, navigation, and remote sensing systems from radio to optical frequencies, including propagation in deterministic and random media. Topics include absorption and refraction by gases, discrete scattering by precipitation, clouds, and aerosols, continuous scattering by refractivity fluctuations, earth-space propagation and Faraday rotation in plasmas, and radiative transfer theory.|
|Credits and Design||3 credit hours. Elective course.|
Propagation Effects on Satellite Systems for Frequencies
below 10 GHz, NASA Ref. Publ. 1108(2), W.L. Flock
Earth-Satellite Propagation, J.E. Alnutt.
|Course Objectives||To develop an understanding of the basic physical processes involved in earth-space propagation and to introduce students to theresearch and development taking place and the literature being produced in the field, particularly in applied propagation aspects.|
Last revised: 08-02-11, PM, ARP.