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ELECTROMAGNETIC SCATTERING FROM PARALLEL CHIRAL CYLINDERS OF CIRCULAR CROSS-SECTIONS USING AN ITERATIVE PROCEDURE

By M. H. Al Sharkawy, A. Z. Elsherbeni, and S. F. Mahmoud

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Abstract:
The electromagnetic scattering from a 2D chiral circular cylinders, illuminated by either a TEz or a TMz plane wave, is investigated using an iterative scattering procedure. The developed formulation and the implemented code simulate different types of cylinders, where the cylinders can be made of anisotropic chiral material with uniform or non-uniform chiral admittance distribution, homogeneous isotropic dielectric material, perfectly conducting material or a combination of all of them. The technique applies the boundary conditions on the surface of each cylinder in an iterative procedure in order to solve for the field expansion coefficients. Numerical verifications are presented to prove the validity of the formulation before presenting the scattering from an array of chiral cylinders showing significant RCS reduction in forward or backward directions based on the selection of the chirality parameter.

Citation: (See works that cites this article)
M. H. Al Sharkawy, A. Z. Elsherbeni, and S. F. Mahmoud, "Electromagnetic Scattering from Parallel Chiral Cylinders of Circular Cross-Sections Using an Iterative Procedure," Progress In Electromagnetics Research, Vol. 47, 87-110, 2004.
doi:10.2528/PIER03102101
http://www.jpier.org/PIER/pier.php?paper=0310211

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