Giuseppina MONTI

Giuseppina MONTI

Ricercatore Universitario

Dipartimento di Ingegneria dell'Innovazione

Centro Ecotekne Pal. O - S.P. 6, Lecce - Monteroni - LECCE (LE)

Ufficio, Piano terra

Telefono +39 0832 29 7621 - Fax +39 0832 29 7290

Ricercatrice

Area di competenza:

Computer Aided Design di circuiti ed antenne a microonde ed alta frequenza

Orario di ricevimento

giovedì dalle ore 9,30 alle ore 10,30

venerdì dalle ore 9,00 alle ore 11,00

Recapiti aggiuntivi

0832297365

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Curriculum Vitae

Giuseppina Monti received the Laurea degree in Telecommunication Engineering (with honors) from the Univ. of Bologna, Italy, in 2003, and the Ph.D. in Information Engineering from Univ. of Salento (Italy), in 2007.

She is currently with the Dept. of Innovation Engineering (Univ. of Salento), where she is a temporary researcher and lecturer in CAD OF HIGH FREQUENCY CIRCUITS AND ANTENNAS.

Her current research interest focuses on the design of devices for wireless power transfer and energy harvesting. She has co-authored three book chapters and more than 150 papers appeared in international conferences and journals.

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CAD OF HIGH FREQUENCY CIRCUITS AND ANTENNAS (9 CFU), CdLM in Communication Engineering and Electronic Technologies

Overview - The goal of this course is to provide the basic knoweledge of the main numerical techniques and software tools for the Computer Aided Design (CAD) of microwave circuits and antennas.  Through problem-solving and design activities, the course will introduce students to conventional passive microwave devices and antennas, as well as to cutting-edge electromagnetic technologies.

 Learning Outcomes: knowledge of the main numerical methods for electromagnetics problems,  basic knowledge of common commercial software for circuital and full-wave electromagnetic simulations, laboratory experiments relative to at least one cutting-edge electromagnetic technology.

 

Course Content: Introduction (6 hours), Numerical methods for electomagnetic problems (15 hours), Software tools for microwave circuit design (6 hours), Antennas (9 hours), Emerging technologies and design startegies for microwave circuits and antennas (15 hours), The harmonic balance method (3 hours), Laboratory (15 hours), Project (12 hours) – how to solve a real problem.

Examination: Oral exam and development of a project concerning the design and/or the realization of a microwave device.

 Office Hours: By appointment; contact the instructor by email or at the end of class meetings.


References

[1] R. Collin, Foundations for Microwave Engineering, Mc Graw-Hill.

[2] Conciauro, Guglielmi, Sorrentino, Advanced Modal Analysis, Wiley.

[3] Peterson, Ray, Mittra, Computational Methods for Electromagnetics, IEEE Press.

[4] A. Paraboni, Antenne, Mc Graw-Hill, 1999.

[5] Johnson I. Agbinya, Wireless Power Transfer, 2nd edition.

[6] Alessandro Lipparini, Vittorio Rizzoli, Propagazione elettromagnetica guidata: parte prima.

[7] Girish Kumar, K.P. Ray, Broadband Microstrip Antennas, ISBN-13: 978-1580532440.

Didattica

A.A. 2019/2020

CAD AND LABORATORY OF HIGH FREQUENCY CIRCUITS AND ANTENNAS

Corso di laurea COMMUNICATION ENGINEERING AND ELECTRONIC TECHNOLOGIES

Tipo corso di studio Laurea Magistrale

Lingua ITALIANO

Crediti 12.0

Ripartizione oraria Ore Attività frontale: 108.0

Anno accademico di erogazione 2019/2020

Per immatricolati nel 2018/2019

Anno di corso 2

Struttura DIPARTIMENTO DI INGEGNERIA DELL'INNOVAZIONE

Percorso PERCORSO COMUNE

Sede Lecce

A.A. 2018/2019

CAD OF HIGH FREQUENCY CIRCUITS AND ANTENNAS

Corso di laurea COMMUNICATION ENGINEERING AND ELECTRONIC TECHNOLOGIES

Tipo corso di studio Laurea Magistrale

Lingua ITALIANO

Crediti 9.0

Ripartizione oraria Ore Attività frontale: 81.0

Anno accademico di erogazione 2018/2019

Per immatricolati nel 2017/2018

Anno di corso 2

Struttura DIPARTIMENTO DI INGEGNERIA DELL'INNOVAZIONE

Percorso PERCORSO COMUNE

Sede Lecce

A.A. 2017/2018

CAD OF HIGH FREQUENCY CIRCUITS AND ANTENNAS

Corso di laurea COMMUNICATION ENGINEERING AND ELECTRONIC TECHNOLOGIES

Tipo corso di studio Laurea Magistrale

Lingua ITALIANO

Crediti 9.0

Ripartizione oraria Ore Attività frontale: 81.0

Anno accademico di erogazione 2017/2018

Per immatricolati nel 2016/2017

Anno di corso 2

Struttura DIPARTIMENTO DI INGEGNERIA DELL'INNOVAZIONE

Percorso PERCORSO COMUNE

Sede Lecce

A.A. 2016/2017

CAD OF HIGH FREQUENCY CIRCUITS AND ANTENNAS

Corso di laurea COMMUNICATION ENGINEERING

Tipo corso di studio Laurea Magistrale

Crediti 9.0

Ripartizione oraria Ore Attività frontale: 81.0 Ore Studio individuale: 144.0

Anno accademico di erogazione 2016/2017

Per immatricolati nel 2015/2016

Anno di corso 2

Struttura DIPARTIMENTO DI INGEGNERIA DELL'INNOVAZIONE

Percorso PERCORSO COMUNE

Sede Lecce - Università degli Studi

A.A. 2015/2016

CAD OF HIGH FREQUENCY CIRCUITS AND ANTENNAS

Corso di laurea COMMUNICATION ENGINEERING

Tipo corso di studio Laurea Magistrale

Crediti 9.0

Ripartizione oraria Ore Attività frontale: 81.0 Ore Studio individuale: 144.0

Anno accademico di erogazione 2015/2016

Per immatricolati nel 2014/2015

Anno di corso 2

Struttura DIPARTIMENTO DI INGEGNERIA DELL'INNOVAZIONE

Percorso PERCORSO COMUNE

Sede Lecce - Università degli Studi

A.A. 2014/2015

CAD OF HIGH FREQUENCY CIRCUITS AND ANTENNAS

Corso di laurea COMMUNICATION ENGINEERING

Tipo corso di studio Laurea Magistrale

Crediti 9.0

Ripartizione oraria Ore Attività frontale: 78.0 Ore Studio individuale: 147.0

Anno accademico di erogazione 2014/2015

Per immatricolati nel 2013/2014

Anno di corso 2

Struttura DIPARTIMENTO DI INGEGNERIA DELL'INNOVAZIONE

Percorso PERCORSO COMUNE

Sede Lecce - Università degli Studi

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CAD AND LABORATORY OF HIGH FREQUENCY CIRCUITS AND ANTENNAS

Corso di laurea COMMUNICATION ENGINEERING AND ELECTRONIC TECHNOLOGIES

Settore Scientifico Disciplinare ING-INF/02

Tipo corso di studio Laurea Magistrale

Crediti 12.0

Ripartizione oraria Ore Attività frontale: 108.0

Per immatricolati nel 2018/2019

Anno accademico di erogazione 2019/2020

Anno di corso 2

Semestre Primo Semestre (dal 23/09/2019 al 20/12/2019)

Lingua ITALIANO

Percorso PERCORSO COMUNE (999)

Sede Lecce

CAD AND LABORATORY OF HIGH FREQUENCY CIRCUITS AND ANTENNAS (ING-INF/02)
CAD OF HIGH FREQUENCY CIRCUITS AND ANTENNAS

Corso di laurea COMMUNICATION ENGINEERING AND ELECTRONIC TECHNOLOGIES

Settore Scientifico Disciplinare ING-INF/02

Tipo corso di studio Laurea Magistrale

Crediti 9.0

Ripartizione oraria Ore Attività frontale: 81.0

Per immatricolati nel 2017/2018

Anno accademico di erogazione 2018/2019

Anno di corso 2

Semestre Primo Semestre (dal 24/09/2018 al 21/12/2018)

Lingua ITALIANO

Percorso PERCORSO COMUNE (999)

Sede Lecce

microwaves, electromagnetic field theory

The goal of this course is to provide the basic knoweledge of the main numerical techniques and software tools for the Computer Aided Design (CAD) of microwave circuits and antennas.  Through problem-solving and design activities, the course will introduce students to conventional passive microwave devices and antennas, as well as to cutting-edge electromagnetic technologies such as wireless power transfer, energy harvesting and metamaterials.

Knowledge and understanding.  During the course the students will acquire the ability to face and solve a generic problem of electromagnetism (design of microwave antennas / components, problems concerning human-antenna interaction, propagation in artificial media, etc.) using commercial or proprietary CAD tools.

In particular, the main learning outcomes are:

* knowledge of the major issues and possible technological solutions related to the design of microwave components and antennas,

* knowledge of the main numerical methods for electromagnetic problems,

* basic knowledge of common commercial software for circuital and full-wave electromagnetic simulations,

* laboratory experiments relative to at least one cutting-edge electromagnetic technology.

Applying knowledge and understanding. After the course the student should be able to:

* select the most suitable numerical method for solving a specific electromagnetic problem,

* use at least two commercial instruments (at least one simulator for the analysis of lumped elements circuits and one for full-wave simulations) for solving electromagnetism problems,

* apply the theoretical knowledge acquired during the course to the resolution of a real problem such as, for example, the design of an antenna or a microwave device that satisfies specific requirements.

 

Autonomy of judgment. Students are guided to critically learn everything that is explained to them in class, to compare the different methods for analyzing electromagnetic problems and the different design strategies of microwave devices and antennas. The goal is to ensure that at the end of the course students are able to identify and propose, in an autonomous way, the most efficient solution for solving an electromagnetism problem.

 

Communication skills. It is essential that students are able to communicate with a diverse and composite audience, not culturally homogeneous, in a clear, logical and effective way, using the acquired methodological tools and their scientific knowledge.

In this regard, the course promotes the development of the following skills of the student: ability to expose in precise and formal terms the salient characteristics of a problem of electromagnetism; ability to describe and analyze an efficient solution for the problem under consideration.

Learning ability. Students must acquire the ability to deal with originality and autonomy, with the typical problems of the analysis and design of components and microwave antennas and in general of complex electromagnetic conditions. They must be able to re-elaborate and autonomously apply the knowledge and methods learned in view of a possible continuation of studies at a higher level (doctorate) or in the broader perspective of cultural and professional self-updating of lifelong learning.

The course consists of lectures, some of which make use of slides made available to students, laboratory lessons and the development of a project. The lectures are intended to deepen the theory of propagation in cylindrical structures and to expose the theory of the main numerical methods for the analysis of electromagnetic problems. The laboratory lessons are aimed at introducing students to the use of the main commercial software for the analysis and design of microwave circuits. Finally, the project aims to assess students' ability to face and solve a real problem.

Oral exam and development of a project concerning the design and/or the realization of a microwave device.

The objective of the oral exam is to verify the knowledge of the theory underlying: - the analysis of real cylindrical structures, - the main numerical methods for electromagnetism problems, - microstrip planar antennas, - the emerging technologies presented during the course

The objective of the project is to verify the student's ability to apply the theoretical skills acquired during the course to the solution of real problems.

Introduction

Introduction to numerical methods for electromagnetics, the computer aided design of microwave devices. (6 hours)

Cylindrical structures
Classification, propagation in open cylindrical structures, resolution methods for cylindrical structures with real conductors. (6 hours)

Numerical methods for electomagnetic problems 

The Finite Difference Time Domain (FDTD) numerical method; the Method of the Moments (MoM); the Mode-Matching. (15 hours)

Software tools for microwave circuit design

Commercial software tools for the design and optimization of microwave devices and antennas: introduction and classification of the most widely used commercial software (full-wave simulators and circuital simulators). (6 hours)

Antennas

Theory and applications of planar antennas. (6 hours)

Emerging technologies and design strategies for microwave circuits and antennas

Devices for energy harvesting and wireless power transfer; metamaterials; nanomaterials; design and realization of microwave devices on non conventional materials. (15 hours)

Laboratory

Design techniques for microwave passive devices (filters, resonators, couplers, antennas, etc.). Computer aided design of microwave devices and antennas: introduction to the use of some of the most widely adopted commercial software (CST Microwave Studio, AWR, etc.). (15 hours)

Project

How to solve a real problem. (12 hours)

[1] R. Collin, Foundations for Microwave Engineering, Mc Graw-Hill.

[2] Conciauro, Guglielmi, Sorrentino, Advanced Modal Analysis, Wiley.

[3] Peterson, Ray, Mittra, Computational Methods for Electromagnetics, IEEE Press.

[4] A. Paraboni, Antenne, Mc Graw-Hill, 1999.

[5] Johnson I. Agbinya, Wireless Power Transfer, 2nd edition.

[6] Alessandro Lipparini, Vittorio Rizzoli, Propagazione elettromagnetica guidata: parte prima.

[7] Girish Kumar, K.P. Ray, Broadband Microstrip Antennas, ISBN-13: 978-1580532440.

[8] Handouts provided by the teacher

CAD OF HIGH FREQUENCY CIRCUITS AND ANTENNAS (ING-INF/02)
CAD OF HIGH FREQUENCY CIRCUITS AND ANTENNAS

Corso di laurea COMMUNICATION ENGINEERING AND ELECTRONIC TECHNOLOGIES

Settore Scientifico Disciplinare ING-INF/02

Tipo corso di studio Laurea Magistrale

Crediti 9.0

Ripartizione oraria Ore Attività frontale: 81.0

Per immatricolati nel 2016/2017

Anno accademico di erogazione 2017/2018

Anno di corso 2

Semestre Primo Semestre (dal 25/09/2017 al 22/12/2017)

Lingua ITALIANO

Percorso PERCORSO COMUNE (999)

Sede Lecce

CAD OF HIGH FREQUENCY CIRCUITS AND ANTENNAS (ING-INF/02)
CAD OF HIGH FREQUENCY CIRCUITS AND ANTENNAS

Corso di laurea COMMUNICATION ENGINEERING

Settore Scientifico Disciplinare ING-INF/02

Tipo corso di studio Laurea Magistrale

Crediti 9.0

Ripartizione oraria Ore Attività frontale: 81.0 Ore Studio individuale: 144.0

Per immatricolati nel 2015/2016

Anno accademico di erogazione 2016/2017

Anno di corso 2

Semestre Primo Semestre (dal 26/09/2016 al 22/12/2016)

Lingua

Percorso PERCORSO COMUNE (999)

Sede Lecce - Università degli Studi

CAD OF HIGH FREQUENCY CIRCUITS AND ANTENNAS (ING-INF/02)
CAD OF HIGH FREQUENCY CIRCUITS AND ANTENNAS

Corso di laurea COMMUNICATION ENGINEERING

Settore Scientifico Disciplinare ING-INF/02

Tipo corso di studio Laurea Magistrale

Crediti 9.0

Ripartizione oraria Ore Attività frontale: 81.0 Ore Studio individuale: 144.0

Per immatricolati nel 2014/2015

Anno accademico di erogazione 2015/2016

Anno di corso 2

Semestre Primo Semestre (dal 21/09/2015 al 18/12/2015)

Lingua

Percorso PERCORSO COMUNE (999)

Sede Lecce - Università degli Studi

CAD OF HIGH FREQUENCY CIRCUITS AND ANTENNAS (ING-INF/02)
CAD OF HIGH FREQUENCY CIRCUITS AND ANTENNAS

Corso di laurea COMMUNICATION ENGINEERING

Settore Scientifico Disciplinare ING-INF/02

Tipo corso di studio Laurea Magistrale

Crediti 9.0

Ripartizione oraria Ore Attività frontale: 78.0 Ore Studio individuale: 147.0

Per immatricolati nel 2013/2014

Anno accademico di erogazione 2014/2015

Anno di corso 2

Semestre Primo Semestre (dal 29/09/2014 al 13/01/2015)

Lingua

Percorso PERCORSO COMUNE (999)

Sede Lecce - Università degli Studi

CAD OF HIGH FREQUENCY CIRCUITS AND ANTENNAS (ING-INF/02)

Temi di ricerca

  • CAD di circuiti ed antenne ad alta frequenza basati sull'utilizzo di tecnologie di frontiera (metamateriali, nanotubi in carbonio, linee di trasmissione artificiali, sistemi micro-elettromeccanicietc);
  • analisi della propagazione di segnali a banda larga in mezzi con curva di dispersiona anomala;
  • sistemi rectenna per lo scavenging di segnali a microonde e per la conversione di dell'energia solare in corrente continua;
  • sistemi RFID;
  • design di antenne pe sistemi MIMO (antenne con frequenza di lavoro e/o digramma di radiazione riconfigurabile), antenna a banda larga, antenne con comportamanti multi-banda.
  • tecnologie per la trasmissione wireless di potenza e per l'energy harvesting.