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DIFFRACTION OF A TRANSVERSE ELECTRIC (TE) X-WAVE BY CONDUCTING OBJECTS

By A. M. Attiya, E. El-Diwany, A. M. Shaarawi, and I. M. Besieris

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Abstract:
A study of the diffraction and scattering of a transverse electric X-wave by conducting bodies is presented based on the timedomain, uniform theory of diffraction method and the pulsed plane wave representation of an X-wave. The latter allows the calculation of the diffraction and scattering of each pulsed plane wave component of the incident X-wave at the observation point. The superposition of the individual diffracted and scattered pulsed plane wave components yields the diffracted and scattered field due to an incident X-wave. First, the scattering from a perfectly conducting infinite wedge is studied. Then, the case of a circular conducting disk is considered as an example of a finite scatterer. Numerical results illustrating the effectiveness of the approach, as well as an estimate of the limits of its applicability, are provided.

Citation: (See works that cites this article)
A. M. Attiya, E. El-Diwany, A. M. Shaarawi, and I. M. Besieris, "Diffraction of a Transverse Electric (TE) X-Wave by Conducting Objects," Progress In Electromagnetics Research, Vol. 38, 167-198, 2002.
doi:10.2528/PIER02052403
http://www.jpier.org/PIER/pier.php?paper=0205243

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