Checking date: 13/05/2019


Course: 2019/2020

Radiation and quantum communications
(18483)
Study: Bachelor in Telecommunication Technologies Engineering (252)


Coordinating teacher: GARCIA MUÑOZ, LUIS ENRIQUE

Department assigned to the subject: Department of Signal and Communications Theory

Type: Electives
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS

Course:
Semester:




Students are expected to have completed
Electromagnetics Fields
Competences and skills that will be acquired and learning results. Further information on this link
Knowing and getting the radiation fundamental concepts. Knowing and getting the antenna basic parameters. Using such concepts for designing and analysing wireless communication links. Knowing the difference between guided and wireless links. Using such concepts for designing guided and wireless links. Knowing and getting the quantum mechanics basic concepts. Knowing the difference between quantum and classic communication links.
Description of contents: programme
Topics 1. Introduction to electromagnetic radiation. 2. Introduction to antenna theory. 3. Free and guided classic channels. Some notes about propagation 4. Fundamentals on quantum mechanics 5. Channels and quantum communications systems.
Learning activities and methodology
The following activities will be combined as described in the detailed program of the course: 1- Theory lectures in the blackboard and with slides. Resolution of small exercises 2- Problems 3- Labs (two labs in computer room) 4- Office hours 5- Proposed exercises with solutions will be published in each chapter for self-studying.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 60
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 40
Basic Bibliography
  • Feynman. Quantum Mechanics. Caltech. 2011
  • Leonard Susskind. Quantum Mechanics. The Theoretical Minimum. Penguin. 2015
  • Schelfunoff. Antennas Thoery and practice. Wiley. 1952
Additional Bibliography
  • Landau. Quantum Mechanics, vol. 3. Reverte. 1981

The course syllabus and the academic weekly planning may change due academic events or other reasons.