## Time-domain far-field scattering of plane scalar waves in the Born approximation

JOSA A, Vol. 2, Issue 11, pp. 1961-1964 (1985)

http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAA.2.001961

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### Abstract

The low-contrast or (first-order) Born approximation is applied to the time-domain scattering of a plane scalar wave by an object of bounded extent present in a homogeneous embedding. Closed-form analytic expressions are obtained for the spherical-wave far-field scattering amplitude related to homogeneous objects of the following shapes: an ellipsoid, an elliptic cylinder of finite height, and a tetrahedron. Dispersion is included. Apart from their intrinsic interest, the results may be useful as test cases for time-domain inverse-scattering algorithms.

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**History**

Original Manuscript: July 1, 1985

Manuscript Accepted: July 24, 1985

Published: November 1, 1985

**Citation**

Adrianus T. de Hoop, "Time-domain far-field scattering of plane scalar waves in the Born approximation," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A **2**, 1961-1964 (1985)

http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josaa/abstract.cfm?URI=josaa-2-11-1961

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