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  • Vol. 54, Iss. 1 — Jan. 1, 1964
  • pp: 28–31

Theory of Diffraction by Black Obstacles

WILLIAM STREIFER  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA, Vol. 54, Issue 1, pp. 28-31 (1964)

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A mixed or impedance-type boundary condition is examined as a description of a black or perfectly absorbing obstacle. The problems of diffraction by a cylinder and semi-infinite screen with this boundary condition are considered, and the results are compared with those obtained for other boundary conditions.

WILLIAM STREIFER, "Theory of Diffraction by Black Obstacles," J. Opt. Soc. Am. 54, 28-31 (1964)

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