Courses within the program

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Masters Programme in Electronics/Telecommunications 120 cr

Overview of the courses that make up the programme:

Year 1

Semester 1
Electromagnetic Fields and Waves 7.5 hp
Field Physics

This course is a continuation of Electromagnetic Fields. It deepens the treatment and extends electromagnetism towards the concept of electromagnetic waves.

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Semester 1
RF Measurement Technology 7.5 hp
Field Electronics

The aim of the course is to give a systematic introduction to the fundamental components used in RF measurement systems, as well as to give in-depth knowledge of the most commonly occurring RF instruments.
Furthermore the course gives an understanding of the different causes of measurement uncertainty, and how they can be quantified. An understanding on how to minimize the effects of measurement error is given, in order to simultaneously to streamline measurements with respect to both time and cost.

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Semester 1
Wireless Sensor Networks 7.5 hp
Field Electronics

This course aims to give an overview of wireless communication technologies and M2M (machine-to-machine) wireless sensor networks. The course deals with knowledge and
practical skills in sensor networks for industrial applications. Problems, technology, and theory are tools for the purpose.

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Semester 1
Elements of Microwave Engineering 7.5 hp
Field Electronics

The aim of the course is to give the student basic knowledge of transmission lines, microwave components and the electromagnetic theory behind their operation. Emphasis is placed mainly on the electromagnetic aspects important for design of microwave components. The course includes practical laboratory exercises involving the use of both computerized industry-standard design tools and standard RF measurement instrumentation.

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Semester 2
Stochastic Processes 7.5 hp
Field Mathematics

The aim is to give a deeper knowledge in probability theory, stochastic modeling, statistical methods and processing of random signals.

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Semester 2
Solid-State Electronics 7.5 hp
Field Electronics

The aim of the course is to give an in-depth understanding of the most fundamental semiconductor devices. The aim is also to give the student a physics view of analysis and manufacturing of devices. Specific focus is put on devices used in RF applications.

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Semester 2
Statistical Signal Processing 7.5 hp
Field Electronics

The aim of the course is to give a deeper knowledge in digital signal processing. Methods for signal processing, parameter estimation and noise reduction are specifically focused.

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Year 2

Semester 1
Modulation and Coding 7.5 hp
Field Electronics

The aim of the course is providing knowledge in analysis and design of systems for transmission of signals treating the theoretical foundations and its applications in the area of modulation, demodulation and coding. The focus in this course is on the signal processing aspects.

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Semester 1
Active Microwave Devices 7.5 hp
Field Electronics

The aim of the course is to give knowledge and understanding of active microwave components and circuits, its role in the communication system, and the trade-offs in the design process. In a mandatory assignment, an active microwave device is designed, manufactured and evaluated.

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Semester 1
Radio Systems 7.5 hp
Field Electronics

The students should upon passing the course be able to understand and apply the most important techniques for analyzing the performance of radio, radar and wireless multi-user communication systems. The course consist of two parts: A lectures and Matlab assignments. In addition a number of problem solving sessions are held.

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Semester 1
Advanced Projects in Electronics 7.5 hp
Field Electronics

The aim of this course is that the student will gain:
- A theoretichal basic understanding of the principles of project management.
- In-deph knowledge in a specific technichal area related to on-going research conducted at ITB-Electronics.
- Experience of conducting an advanced science project, by applying project management principles.
- An ability to reflect both upon the relevance of the technical knowledge developed throughout the project, as well as an ability to reflect upon project management principles used in practice.

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