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  • Editor: C. Martijin de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 7 — Mar. 28, 2011
  • pp: 5785–5801

A study of electromagnetic scattering from conducting targets above and below the dielectric rough surface

Lixin Guo, Yu Liang, and Zhensen Wu  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 7, pp. 5785-5801 (2011)

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The composite scattering from the conducting targets above and below the dielectric rough surface using the extended Propagation-Inside-Layer Expansion (EPILE) combined with the Forward-Backward method (FBM) is studied. The established integral equations are approved by comparing with the related theory. The accuracy and efficiency of the EPILE + FBM are compared with the method of moments (MOM). The influences of target size, target height/depth, target position, and the rms height, the correlation length, as well as the incident angle on the bistatic scattering coefficient (BSC) for different polarizations are also investigated. The presented algorithm is of generality for the target-rough surface composite scattering problems.

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(290.5880) Scattering : Scattering, rough surfaces

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Original Manuscript: January 4, 2011
Revised Manuscript: March 3, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: March 7, 2011
Published: March 14, 2011

Lixin Guo, Yu Liang, and Zhensen Wu, "A study of electromagnetic scattering from conducting targets above and below the dielectric rough surface," Opt. Express 19, 5785-5801 (2011)

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