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  • Vol. 2, Iss. 11 — Nov. 1, 1985
  • pp: 1954–1957

Physical basis of three-dimensional inverse scattering for the plasma wave equation

James H. Rose, Brian DeFacio, and Margaret Cheney  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA A, Vol. 2, Issue 11, pp. 1954-1957 (1985)

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Exact inverse-scattering equations are derived for the time-domain plasma-wave equation. Care is taken to motivate each step of the derivation by elementary physical arguments. The inverse method in this formulation is shown to depend on (1) causality, (2) the far-field properties of the Green function, and (3) the representation theorem.

© 1985 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: March 1, 1985
Manuscript Accepted: July 23, 1985
Published: November 1, 1985

James H. Rose, Margaret Cheney, and Brian DeFacio, "Physical basis of three-dimensional inverse scattering for the plasma wave equation," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 2, 1954-1957 (1985)

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