ECE 565 Diffraction Theory          (3 0 3)

The course deals with the theory of optical and electromagnetic diffraction. First of all the historical development of the theory is given. Afterwards the progress of the methods according to the historical advance is mentioned and the contemporary studies are taught.

ECE 566 Applications of Machine Learning        (3 0 3)

The course deals with the theory and application of and Machine Learning (ML) algorithms. The appearance of ML concept and fundamental ideas for the development of ML algorithms is given and related algorithms are explained with illustrative examples.

ECE 568 Military Tactical Digital Data Link Systems    (3 0 3)

Data, information, knowledge, networks, network enabled capability, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR), Tactical data link fundamentals, tactical digital data links (link-1, 4, 11, 16, 22), secure and anti jam information exchange techniques, network planning and management, Software defined Radio and future data link technologies

ECE 569 Electronics Processes       (3 0 3)

Electronic Components, Thin and Thick Film Technologies, Photolithography and Screen Printing Techniques, Semiconductor Device and Integrated Circuit Manufacturing, Interconnection Techniques, Circuit Boards, Assembly, Electronic Testing, Reliability, Profitability, Feasibility, Time Value of Money

ECE 570 Electronics Manufacturing        (3 0 3)

Introduction and History, Company and Organization, Operation Planning and Control, Marketing and Distribution, Management (Quality, Project, Financial, Trends), Human Resources, Ethics in Industry, Electronic Manufacturing Company Structure, Electronic Components, PCB Manufacturing and Assembly, Surface Mount Technology, Electronic Design Aspects, Overview of Electronics Industry in Turkey

ECE 572 Introduction to Optical Fiber Communications          (3 0 3)

Optical propagation in fibers, attenuation, scattering, dispersion, polarization and non-linear phenomena in transmission. Optical sources and optical detectors. Coupling of sources and detectors to optical fibers, splicing and optical connectors. Non-coherent receivers and their performance, non-coherent optical fiber communication systems. Coherent optical fiber communication systems with heterodyne and homodyne demodulation. Optical fiber amplifiers, frequency division multiplexing and time division multiplexing.

ECE 573 Communication Electronics       (3 0 3)

Small and large signal HF amplifier design. HF oscillators. Noise considerations in RF amplifiers. RF amplifiers. Microstrip and stripline techniques. Transistor and amplifier measurement techniques. Computer aided design of amplifiers.

ECE 574 Nonlinear Signal Processing       (3 0 3)

Wave equations, wave fields, spectral representation, propagation in open and bounded media. Sensor array systems: linear equispaced, circular, planar, and random arrays. Direction of arrival estimation: beam forming, subspace methods (MUSIC,ESPRIT), spatial smoothing. Source localization in a bounded medium, matched field processing. Wavelet transform, multiresolution analysis, DWT. Application of DWT to denoising and transient detection. Stochastic resonance and its application to signal detection and parameter estimation.

ECE 575 Coding Theory     (3 0 3)

Arithmetic of Galois fields, linear block codes with particular emphasis on cyclic codes, such as BCH and RS codes, convolutional codes, efficient decoding algorithms for block and convolutional codes, concatenation and interleaving of codes

ECE 576 Adaptive Signal Processing        (3 0 3)

Adaptive linear combiner, mean square error, Wiener least square solution, auto-correlation matrices, gradient search & performance surfaces, LMS & RLS algorithm, block time & frequency domain, LMS, FIR & IIR adaptive filters, Kalman filters.

ECE 577 Advanced Telecommunication Techniques      (3 0 3)

Basic Elements of Digital Communication System, Probability Theory, Coding and Their Use in CDMA, Linear Codes, Convolution Codes, PN Codes, Orthogonality of Codes, Trellis-Coded Modulation,Crosscorrelation and Autocorrelation Properties of the Codes, Modulation: Simple and M-ary ASK, FSK, PSK, CDMA Channel Modelling, Filters, Reception Techniques, Pulse Shaping, ISI, Noise Analysis, BER, CDMA Systems, DS-SS, Physical and Logical Channels in CDMA IS-95, WCDMA, Channel Capacity (Above topics will be assisted by MATLAB lab work and homeworks).


ECE 580 Administrative Perspective of Telecommunication Networks

Numbering in telecom networks, interconnection arrangements, tariffs, and evolution of networks, future generation concepts.

ECE 581 Regulation in Telecommunications

History of telecom operators and ATT, history of laws and regulations, EU regulations, current and past regulations in Turkey. Market issues.

ECE 582 Advanced Antenna Theory        (3 0 3)

Vector potentials and Hertz vectors, integral solution of Helmholtz equation, local plane waves, solution of Hemholtz equation, solution of Helmholtz equation by Fourier transform, equivalent source theorem, surface current distribution method, microwave antennas.

ECE 583 Advanced Engineering Mathematics    (3 0 3)

Complex variable functions theory, Green functions, conform transform, analytic continuity, Wiener-Hopf problem, Hilbert problem, numeric methods in electromagnetics.

ECE 584 Numerical Methods for Electromagnetics        (3 0 3)

Numerical solution of matrix equations and matrix eigenvalue problems. Method of moments. Finite difference and finite element methods. Variational methods. Spectral domain approach. The use of above methods in the solution of various antenna and scattering problems, and in the analysis of passive microwave components.

ECE 585 Remote Sensing    (3 0 3)

Description and application fields of remote sensing, characteristics of digital image data, spectral ranges used, satellite sensors, radars, spatial data source types and formats, image processing and analysis, correction of Image Data Error, Interpretation of Digital Image Data, Classification, Pattern Recognition, Enhancement Techniques, Multispectral transformations of image data, Fourier transformation of image data, spatial frequency, image filtering, feature reduction, examples of remote sensing applications

ECE 586 Telecommunication Networks   (3 0 3)

Course Description: Changes in Telecommunications, New Public Network, Transmission Lines, Electromagnetic Spectrum, Analog and Digital Transmission, Multiplexing, Twisted-Pair Copper Cable, Coaxial Cable, Microwave, Satellite, Fiber Optics, Switching and Networking Modes, PSTN, PDH, SDHISONET, SS7, Intelligent Network, Data Communications, WAN, Circuit Switched Networks, Packet Switched Networks, X.25, Frame Relay, ATM, Next-Generation Networks, QoS, Broadband Evolution, Broadband Access, xDSL, Fiber Access, Wireless Broadband Access, Optical Networking, Wireless

ECE 587 Digital Communication Systems            (3 0 3)

Baseband pulse transmission. Modulation of digital signals: ASK, FSK, PSK, OAM, OPSK, MSK systems. Equalizers. Carrier and bit synchronization.

ECE 587 Communication Theory                         (3 0 3)

Detection theory: binary Mary hypothesis testing. Estimation theory. Representation of stochastic processes: Karhunen-Loeve expansion. Detection and estimation of signal parameters in white and colored noise. Estimation of continuous waveforms. Optimum linear realizable processor: Wiener-llopf equation and its solution.

ECE 589 Information Theory        (3 0 3)

Mathematical analysis of discrete and continuous information sources and communication channels. Concepts of mutual information and entropy as mathematical measures for sources and channels. Introduction to rate distortion theory. Channel capacity, source and channel coding theorems.

ECE 590 Graduate Seminar           Non-credit

Presentation and discussion of current issues and works by graduate students in their relevant fields.

ECE 591 Special Studies     (0 4 0)

This course is required for students who are enrolled in “Thesis” course.

ECE 592 High Frequency Filter Design    (3 0 3)

Synthesis of lumped element filters. Lumped element filter design using prototypes. Circuit transformation for realization of lumped element filters. Synthesis of distributed element filters. Distributed element filter design using prototypes. Circuit transformation for realization of distributed element filters.

ECE 593 Digital Filters        (3 0 3)

Review of discrete-time signals and systems. Infinite impulse response and finite impulse response digital filter design techniques. Wave digital filters. Finite word length effects.

ECE 594 Asymptotic Expansion Theory  (3 0 3)

Stationary phase method. Steepest descent method. Edge point method, Besse] functions. Airy functions. Applications for radiation integrals, Applications for scattering integrals.

ECE 595 Advanced Electromagnetic Scattering  (3 0 3)

Boundary conditions. Scattering from a perfectly conducting cylinder, edge diffraction problem, Wiener-Hopf problem and applications, Hilbert problem and applications, Whispering-Gallery modes.

ECE 596 Quasi-Optic Electromagnetic Scattering           (3 0 3)

Geometrical optics, quasi-optics solution of Helmholtz Equation. Eikonal and transport equations. reflection from a perfectly conducting surface, geometrical theory of diffraction. edge diffraction, surface diffraction, and physical theory of diffraction.

ECE 597 Boundary Wave Problems         (3 0 3)

Orthogonal sets of functions. Sturm-Liouville problems. Cartesian coordinates and exponential functions, cylindrical coordinates and vessel Functions, Spherical coordinates and Legendre functions. Boundary value problems in anisotropic medium.

ECE 599 Thesis        Non-Credit

Directed independent research on a specific topic approved by the student’s adviser.