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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 13, Iss. 19 — Sep. 19, 2005
  • pp: 7276–7287

Diffraction by a black half plane: Modified theory of physical optics approach

Yusuf Z. Umul  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 13, Issue 19, pp. 7276-7287 (2005)

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The scattered fields from a black half plane which absorbs all the incoming electromagnetic energy are evaluated by defining a new modified theory of physical optics surface current. This current eliminates the reflected fields, coming from the first stationary point of the reflection integral and only creates a reflected diffracted field. The incident scattered fields are found from the same integral, written for the perfectly conducting half plane. The scattered fields are evaluated by using the stationary phase method and edge point technique. The evaluated fields are plotted numerically.

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OCIS Codes
(260.0260) Physical optics : Physical optics
(260.1960) Physical optics : Diffraction theory
(260.2110) Physical optics : Electromagnetic optics

ToC Category:
Research Papers

Original Manuscript: June 17, 2005
Revised Manuscript: August 29, 2005
Published: September 19, 2005

Yusuf Umul, "Diffraction by a black half plane: Modified theory of physical optics approach," Opt. Express 13, 7276-7287 (2005)

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