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2021-03-16

Polarimetric Parameters of Scattered Electromagnetic Waves in the Conductive Magnetized Plasma

By George Jandieri and Akira Ishimaru
Progress In Electromagnetics Research M, Vol. 101, 185-196, 2021
doi:10.2528/PIERM21021904

Abstract

Electromagnetic waves propagation in both homogeneous and random magnetized conductive plasma is considered including longitudinal, Pedersen and Hall's conductivities. The second-order statistical moments of scattered electromagnetic waves in the conductive turbulent magnetized plasma slab with electron density fluctuations are investigated on the bases of the set of stochastic differential equation. Refractive index and polarization coefficients of both the ordinary and extraordinary waves are calculated for the polar terrestrial ionosphere. Using new spectral method and the boundary conditions, transversal components of scattered electromagnetic waves are calculated. Experimentally observed Stokes parameters describing the depolarization effects are calculated for the arbitrary correlation function of electron density fluctuations. Coherent matrix describing polarization features of non-plane waves generalizing the Stokes parameters is obtained.

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George Jandieri and Akira Ishimaru, "Polarimetric Parameters of Scattered Electromagnetic Waves in the Conductive Magnetized Plasma," Progress In Electromagnetics Research M, Vol. 101, 185-196, 2021.
doi:10.2528/PIERM21021904
http://www.jpier.org/PIERM/pier.php?paper=21021904

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