This work aims at completing the Wiener-Hopf analysis of a canonical problem referring to an extra-ordinary transverse electromagnetic wave propagating within a parallel plane waveguide loaded with magnetized plasma when incident normally at the truncated edge of its upper conductor. The complicated mathematical issues faced herein comes from the non-symmetric Kernel functions involved in the related integral equation. This property puts two challenging issues, first the rarely occurring factorization of non-symmetric Kernels and secondly the handling of unidirectional surface and leaky waves. Although the formulation of the Wiener-Hopf equations was carried out in our previous work, these two challenges were not confronted, since that work has been completed only in regard to the closed-shielded geometry which involves a symmetric Kernel. Thus, the novel contribution of this work refers to completing the analysis of the open geometry by handling the factorization of the related non-symmetric Kernel, to evaluate the radiated field as well as to study the unidirectional waves for their near and far fields.
Xenophon M. Mitsalas,
"Wiener-Hopf Analysis of Planar Canonical Structures Loaded with Longitudinally Magnetized Plasma Biased Normally to the Extraordinary
Wave Propagation: Near and Far Field," Progress In Electromagnetics Research B,
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