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INFLUENCE OF MOTION ON THE EDGE-DIFFRACTION

By M. Idemen and A. Alkumru

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Abstract:
The aim of the present paper is to reveal the effect of motion on the scattering by an edge. To this end one considers a canonical structure formed by a perfectly conducting half-plane illuminated by a time-harmonic and uniformly moving infinitely long line source. The relevant line source is located parallel to the edge and moves with a constant velocity which is also parallel to the half-plane. This is the dual of a previously studied problem in which the halfplane was moving uniformly. The present problem is first reduced into a Wiener-Hopf problem in the sense of distribution and then solved by an ad-hoc method. The edge-diffracted field is discussed in detail.

Citation:
M. Idemen and A. Alkumru, "Influence of Motion on the Edge-Diffraction," Progress In Electromagnetics Research B, Vol. 6, 153-168, 2008.
doi:10.2528/PIERB08031210

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