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ELEC 470/ELEC 6891 - Broadcast Signal Transmission

Topics include signal definition, human eye limitations, pixel representation schemes, interfaces serial digital interface (SDI), image formats (1080i, 720i, 4k, 8k), compression schemes: MPEG-2, MPEG-4, moving JPEG. Modulation techniques: QPSK, QAM, VSB. Advanced terrestrial transmission standards such as DVB-T2, ATSC-3. Satellite broadcasting standards such as DVB/S2. Path calculation: antennas, up and down conversion, solid state and travelling wave tube amplifiers. Transmission lines, waveguide and coaxial cable. Lectures: three hours per week.



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Mohammad Reza Soleymani


Undergraduate, 3 credits

There is no access fee for this course.


Prerequisite: ELEC 363 or 367    

Note: Students who have received credit for this topic under an ELEC 498 number may not take this course for credit. 




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