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  • Editor: Stephen A. Burns
  • Vol. 25, Iss. 7 — Jul. 1, 2008
  • pp: 1652–1659

Scattering of a line source by a cylindrical parabolic impedance surface

Yusuf Z. Umul  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA A, Vol. 25, Issue 7, pp. 1652-1659 (2008)

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The scattering of the radiated fields of a line source by a cylindrical parabolic reflector, which has impedance boundary conditions on its surface, is obtained by using the surface integrals of the modified theory of physical optics. The reflected geometrical optics and edge diffracted fields are evaluated by using the asymptotic methods. The scattered fields are plotted numerically for various parameters such as surface impedance and angles of the edges.

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OCIS Codes
(260.0260) Physical optics : Physical optics
(260.1960) Physical optics : Diffraction theory

ToC Category:
Physical Optics

Original Manuscript: January 8, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: May 4, 2008
Published: June 24, 2008

Yusuf Z. Umul, "Scattering of a line source by a cylindrical parabolic impedance surface," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 25, 1652-1659 (2008)

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