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- 1st Edition - January 1, 1969
- Author: George Tyras
- Editors: Henry G. Booker, Nicholas Declaris
- Language: English
- Hardback ISBN:9 7 8 - 0 - 1 2 - 7 0 5 6 5 0 - 0
- Paperback ISBN:9 7 8 - 1 - 4 8 3 2 - 0 7 0 8 - 7
- eBook ISBN:9 7 8 - 1 - 4 8 3 2 - 2 0 5 1 - 2

Radiation and Propagation of Electromagnetic Waves serves as a text in electrical engineering or electrophysics. The book discusses the electromagnetic theory; plane… Read more

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Radiation and Propagation of Electromagnetic Waves serves as a text in electrical engineering or electrophysics. The book discusses the electromagnetic theory; plane electromagnetic waves in homogenous isotropic and anisotropic media; and plane electromagnetic waves in inhomogenous stratified media. The text also describes the spectral representation of elementary electromagnetic sources; the field of a dipole in a stratified medium; and radiation in anisotropic plasma. The properties and the procedures of Green’s function method of solution, axial currents, as well as cylindrical boundaries are also considered. The book further tackles diffraction by cylindrical structures and apertures on cylindrical structures. Students taking electrical engineering or electrophysics will find the book useful.

Preface Acknowledgments 1. Electromagnetic Theory 1.1 Maxwell's Equations 1.2 Macroscopic Properties of Matter 1.3 Energy and Power 1.4 Boundary Conditions 1.5 The Wave Equation 1.6 Electromagnetic Potentials in Homogeneous Isotropic Media 1.7 Uniqueness Theorem for Electromagnetic Boundary Value Problems 1.8 The Dirac Delta Function Problems References 2. Plane Waves in Homogeneous Isotropic Media 2.1 General Properties of Plane Waves 2.2 Spectral Decomposition 2.3 Inhomogeneous Plane Waves 2.4 Reflection and Refraction 2.5 The Zenneck Surface Wave 2.6 The Lateral Wave 2.7 The Impedance Concept and Boundary Conditions 2.8 System of Parallel Plane Layers Problems References 3. Plane Waves in Homogeneous Anisotropie Media 3.1 Electrically Anisotropie Media 3.2 Magnetically Anisotropie Media 3.3 Plane Waves in Magnetoplasmas 3.4 Plane Waves in Magnetized Ferrites Problems References 4. Plane Waves in Inhomogeneous Stratified Media 4.1 The Characteristic Differential Equations 4.2 General Solution 4.3 Specific Inhomogeneity Profiles 4.4 The WKB Approximation 4.5 Geometrical Optics Approximation Problems References5. Spectral Representation of Elementary Sources 5.1 Integration of the Wave Equation 5.2 Spectral Representation of Dipoles and Line Sources 5.3 Asymptotic Evaluation of Integrals Problems References 6. Field of a Dipole in a Stratified Medium 6.1 Vertical Electric Dipole above an Interface 6.2 Vertical Electric Dipole above a Conducting Earth (Sommerfeld Problem) 6.3 Vertical Electric Dipole above a Slightly Conducting Plasma 6.4 Vertical Electric Dipole in a Three-Layer Medium Problems References 7. Radiation in Anisotropic Plasma 7.1 Electric Dipole in Magnetoplasma 7.2 Magnetic Line Source in Magnetoplasma 7.3 Radiation from a Magnetic Current Line Source in the Presence of a Separation Boundary 193 Problems References8. Green's Function Method of Solution 8.1 Self-Adjoint Boundary Value Problems 8.2 Examples of Eigenfunction Expansion 8.3 Formal Green's Function Procedure 8.4 Examples of Green's Function Construction Problems References 9. Axial Currents and Cylindrical Boundaries 9.1 General Considerations 9.2 Perfectly Conducting Wedge and an Axial Current Distribution 9.3 Cylindrically Tipped Wedge and an Axial Current Distribution 9.4 Perfectly Conducting Circular Cylinder and an Axial Current Distribution 9.5 Dielectric Circular Cylinder and a Line Source Problems References 10. Diffraction by Cylindrical Structures 10.1 Circular Cylinder 10.2 Cylindrically Tipped Wedge 10.3 The Wedge 10.4 The Wiener-Hopf Technique Problems References 11. Apertures on Cylindrical Structures 11.1 Apertures on Planes 11.2 Apertures on Circular Cylinders 11.3 Apertures on Wedges Problems References Subject Index

- No. of pages: 384
- Language: English
- Edition: 1
- Published: January 1, 1969
- Imprint: Academic Press
- Hardback ISBN: 9780127056500
- Paperback ISBN: 9781483207087
- eBook ISBN: 9781483220512

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