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MODEL THE ELECTROMAGNETIC SCATTERING FROM THREE-DIMENSIONAL PEC OBJECT BURIED UNDER ROUGH GROUND BY MOM AND MODIFIED PO HYBRID METHOD

By H. T. Chen and G.-Q. Zhu

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Abstract:
In this paper, method of moment and modified physical optical hybrid method is used to analyze the scattering from 3-D PEC object buried under rough surface. The random rough ground surface is characterized with Gaussian statistics for surface height and for surface correlation function. The air-earth interface and the object are all replaced by the corresponding equivalent currents and the equivalent current on the ground surface is divided into two parts: the current caused by the incident wave which is named as incident current, and the current caused by buried object which is named as scattered current. The incident currents are obtained by PO approximation and the scattered currents are related to the current on the buried scatter by a modified PO method in this work. Only the current of scatter is considered as unknown and will be solved by MoM. After obtaining the current of scatter, the scattered current on the ground surface is calculated by the modified PO approximation. And the scatter field will be calculated by using the scattered current. In order to validate the hybrid method proposed in this paper, several numerical examples are given and compared with the results of MoM.

Citation: (See works that cites this article)
H. T. Chen and G.-Q. Zhu, "Model the Electromagnetic Scattering from Three-Dimensional PEC Object Buried Under Rough Ground by MoM and Modified PO Hybrid Method," Progress In Electromagnetics Research, Vol. 77, 15-27, 2007.
doi:10.2528/PIER07072202
http://www.jpier.org/PIER/pier.php?paper=07072202

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