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NOVEL MULTI-DIMENSIONAL WCAWE TECHNIQUE FOR THE EFFICIENT CALCULATION OF RCS

By P. J. Bradley

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Abstract:
In this paper, a novel moment-matching reduced order model technique termed the multi-dimensional well-conditioned asymptotic waveform evaluation (MDWCAWE) method is presented. The MDWCAWE method can be used to efficiently determine the radar cross section (RCS) of arbitrarily shaped objects, in both the frequency and angular domains simultaneously. Numerical results are given in order to demonstrate the accuracy and robustness of the MDWCAWE method. All scattering problems investigated in this work are formulated using the two-dimensional volume-surface electric field integral equation (EFIE). We consider problems involving scattering from both dielectric dispersive and conducting objects.

Citation:
P. J. Bradley, "Novel Multi-Dimensional Wcawe Technique for the Efficient Calculation of RCS," Progress In Electromagnetics Research B, Vol. 50, 315-329, 2013.
doi:10.2528/PIERB13021102

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