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2009-01-08

Diffraction by a Terminated, Semi-Infinite Parallel-Plate Waveguide with Four-Layer Material Loading

By Erhao Shang and Kazuya Kobayashi
Progress In Electromagnetics Research B, Vol. 12, 1-33, 2009
doi:10.2528/PIERB08112902

Abstract

The plane wave diffraction by a terminated, semi-infinite parallel-plate waveguide with four-layer material loading is rigorously analyzed using the Wiener-Hopf technique. Introducing the Fourier transform for the unknown scattered field and applying boundary conditions in the transform domain, the problem is formulated in terms of the simultaneous Wiener-Hopf equations satisfied by the unknown spectral functions. The Wiener-Hopf equations are solved via the factorization and decomposition procedure leading to the exact solution. The scattered field in the real space is evaluated by taking the inverse Fourier transform and using the saddle point method. Representative numerical examples of the radar cross section (RCS) are presented, and the far-field scattering characteristics of the waveguide are investigated in detail.

Citation


Erhao Shang and Kazuya Kobayashi, "Diffraction by a Terminated, Semi-Infinite Parallel-Plate Waveguide with Four-Layer Material Loading," Progress In Electromagnetics Research B, Vol. 12, 1-33, 2009.
doi:10.2528/PIERB08112902
http://www.jpier.org/PIERB/pier.php?paper=08112902

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