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  • Editor: Stephen A. Burns
  • Vol. 26, Iss. 8 — Aug. 1, 2009
  • pp: 1798–1804

Improved equivalent source theory

Yusuf Z. Umul  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA A, Vol. 26, Issue 8, pp. 1798-1804 (2009)

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The equivalent source theorem, which is an important technique in the study of radiation and scattering by apertures, is improved by using the two axioms of the modified theory of physical optics. The method is applied to the problem of radiation of electromagnetic waves by a parallel plate waveguide. The results are investigated numerically.

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OCIS Codes
(050.1220) Diffraction and gratings : Apertures
(050.1960) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction theory
(260.0260) Physical optics : Physical optics
(260.1960) Physical optics : Diffraction theory
(290.5825) Scattering : Scattering theory

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Physical Optics

Original Manuscript: May 13, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: June 21, 2009
Published: July 14, 2009

Yusuf Z. Umul, "Improved equivalent source theory," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 26, 1798-1804 (2009)

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