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Wave Beam Propagation in Layered Media

By Fridrikh G. Bass and L. Resnick
Progress In Electromagnetics Research, Vol. 38, 111-123, 2002


Using rather general assumptions, wave beam propagation is considered in a medium constituted of two half-spaces with smoothly changing properties, these latter changing stepwise at the half-spaces' interface. Expressions for the beam-shape change in the course of propagation are obtained. General results are applied to a Gaussian beam propagating in a series chain, and to fields described by the Helmholtz equation.


Fridrikh G. Bass and L. Resnick, "Wave Beam Propagation in Layered Media," Progress In Electromagnetics Research, Vol. 38, 111-123, 2002.


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