AN EXPERIENCE TO INCLUDE ADVANCED OPTIMIZATION TECHNIQUES IN MICROWAVE UNDERGRADUATE LABORATORIES

P. López-Espi, S. Salcedo-Sanz, R. Sánchez-Montero, A. Portilla-Figueras

Abstract

In this paper, a method to introduce advanced computational optimization techniques in undergraduate laboratory subjects is presented. The experience proposed consists in using evolutionary algorithms to design a microwave device (a directional coupler in this case), and then constructing a prototype following the outcome of the algorithms. The idea is to present the undergraduate student advanced techniques that it is unlikely they study in their degree, but which may be useful for them in postgraduate courses. The results of the application of the experience in the subject Antennas and Microwave Laboratory of Universidad de Alcalá, Spain, is presented.

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López-Espi P., Salcedo-Sanz S., Sánchez-Montero R. and Portilla-Figueras A. (2010). AN EXPERIENCE TO INCLUDE ADVANCED OPTIMIZATION TECHNIQUES IN MICROWAVE UNDERGRADUATE LABORATORIES . In Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 2: CSEDU, ISBN 978-989-674-024-5, pages 163-166. DOI: 10.5220/0002767701630166


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@conference{csedu10,
author={P. López-Espi and S. Salcedo-Sanz and R. Sánchez-Montero and A. Portilla-Figueras},
title={AN EXPERIENCE TO INCLUDE ADVANCED OPTIMIZATION TECHNIQUES IN MICROWAVE UNDERGRADUATE LABORATORIES},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 2: CSEDU,},
year={2010},
pages={163-166},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002767701630166},
isbn={978-989-674-024-5},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 2: CSEDU,
TI - AN EXPERIENCE TO INCLUDE ADVANCED OPTIMIZATION TECHNIQUES IN MICROWAVE UNDERGRADUATE LABORATORIES
SN - 978-989-674-024-5
AU - López-Espi P.
AU - Salcedo-Sanz S.
AU - Sánchez-Montero R.
AU - Portilla-Figueras A.
PY - 2010
SP - 163
EP - 166
DO - 10.5220/0002767701630166