6.635 Advanced Electromagnetism

Spring 2003

Maxwell's equations.
Maxwell's equations. (Image courtesy of MIT OCW.)

Course Highlights

This course features lecture notes and some MATLAB® demonstrations which help to illustrate the principles of electromagnetism.

Course Description

In 6.635, topics covered include: special relativity, electrodynamics of moving media, waves in dispersive media, microstrip integrated circuits, quantum optics, remote sensing, radiative transfer theory, scattering by rough surfaces, effective permittivities, random media, Green's functions for planarly layered media, integral equations in electromagnetics, method of moments, time domain method of moments, EM waves in periodic structures: photonic crystals and negative refraction.

Technical Requirements

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Prof. Jin Au Kong

Course Meeting Times

Two sessions / week
1.5 hours / session