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Journal of the Optical Society of America A


  • Editor: Franco Gori
  • Vol. 28, Iss. 2 — Feb. 1, 2011
  • pp: 255–262

Physical optics theory for the diffraction of waves by impedance surfaces

Yusuf Ziya Umul  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA A, Vol. 28, Issue 2, pp. 255-262 (2011)

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The solution of the scattering problem of waves by a half-screen with equal face impedances, which was introduced by Malyughinetz, is transformed into a physical optics integral by using the inverse edge point method. The obtained integral is applied to the diffraction problem of plane waves by an impedance truncated circular cylinder and the scattered waves are derived asymptotically. The results are examined numerically.

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OCIS Codes
(050.1960) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction theory
(260.0260) Physical optics : Physical optics
(260.1960) Physical optics : Diffraction theory
(290.0290) Scattering : Scattering
(290.5825) Scattering : Scattering theory

ToC Category:
Physical Optics

Original Manuscript: September 14, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: December 19, 2010
Published: January 28, 2011

Yusuf Ziya Umul, "Physical optics theory for the diffraction of waves by impedance surfaces," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 28, 255-262 (2011)

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