SCATTERING OF ELECTROMAGNETIC PLANE WAVES FROM TWO INFINITELY LONG PARALLEL CYLINDERS OF ARBITRARY MATERIALS AT OBLIQUE INCIDENCE.

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Title:
SCATTERING OF ELECTROMAGNETIC PLANE WAVES FROM TWO INFINITELY LONG PARALLEL CYLINDERS OF ARBITRARY MATERIALS AT OBLIQUE INCIDENCE.
Author:
YOUSIF, HASHIM AZEZ.
Issue Date:
1987
Publisher:
The University of Arizona.
Rights:
Copyright © is held by the author. Digital access to this material is made possible by the University Libraries, University of Arizona. Further transmission, reproduction or presentation (such as public display or performance) of protected items is prohibited except with permission of the author.
Abstract:
The Mueller scattering matrix elements (S(ij)) and the cross-sections for the scattering of an electromagnetic plane wave from two infinitely long, parallel, circular cylinders at oblique incidence are derived. Each cylinder can be of arbitrary materials (any refractive index). The incident wave can be in any polarization state. To find the scattering coefficients, which are essential for calculating S(ij) and the cross-sections, the multiple scatterings were taken into account for all orders such that the 'incident' field of one cylinder is the true incident field plus the scattered field from the other cylinder. The formal solutions of the scalar wave equation are obtained in the three regions; the region outside the two cylinders, the region inside each cylinder and the scattering coefficients are found by satisfying the boundary conditions. A computer program was written. The scattering coefficients are calculated from a matrix equation. This is the first comprehensive study of the two cylinder problem. Special cases are considered in comparison with other published works. Calculations are shown of S(ij) and of cross-sections for some selected cases of configurations of the two cylinders.
Type:
text; Dissertation-Reproduction (electronic)
Keywords:
Scattering (Physics)
Degree Name:
Ph.D.
Degree Level:
doctoral
Degree Program:
Physics; Graduate College
Degree Grantor:
University of Arizona
Advisor:
Kohler, Sigurd

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dc.titleSCATTERING OF ELECTROMAGNETIC PLANE WAVES FROM TWO INFINITELY LONG PARALLEL CYLINDERS OF ARBITRARY MATERIALS AT OBLIQUE INCIDENCE.en_US
dc.creatorYOUSIF, HASHIM AZEZ.en_US
dc.contributor.authorYOUSIF, HASHIM AZEZ.en_US
dc.date.issued1987en_US
dc.publisherThe University of Arizona.en_US
dc.rightsCopyright © is held by the author. Digital access to this material is made possible by the University Libraries, University of Arizona. Further transmission, reproduction or presentation (such as public display or performance) of protected items is prohibited except with permission of the author.en_US
dc.description.abstractThe Mueller scattering matrix elements (S(ij)) and the cross-sections for the scattering of an electromagnetic plane wave from two infinitely long, parallel, circular cylinders at oblique incidence are derived. Each cylinder can be of arbitrary materials (any refractive index). The incident wave can be in any polarization state. To find the scattering coefficients, which are essential for calculating S(ij) and the cross-sections, the multiple scatterings were taken into account for all orders such that the 'incident' field of one cylinder is the true incident field plus the scattered field from the other cylinder. The formal solutions of the scalar wave equation are obtained in the three regions; the region outside the two cylinders, the region inside each cylinder and the scattering coefficients are found by satisfying the boundary conditions. A computer program was written. The scattering coefficients are calculated from a matrix equation. This is the first comprehensive study of the two cylinder problem. Special cases are considered in comparison with other published works. Calculations are shown of S(ij) and of cross-sections for some selected cases of configurations of the two cylinders.en_US
dc.typetexten_US
dc.typeDissertation-Reproduction (electronic)en_US
dc.subjectScattering (Physics)en_US
thesis.degree.namePh.D.en_US
thesis.degree.leveldoctoralen_US
thesis.degree.disciplinePhysicsen_US
thesis.degree.disciplineGraduate Collegeen_US
thesis.degree.grantorUniversity of Arizonaen_US
dc.contributor.advisorKohler, Sigurden_US
dc.contributor.committeememberBickel, William S.en_US
dc.contributor.committeememberHuffman, Donald R.en_US
dc.contributor.committeememberMahmoud, Hormoz M.en_US
dc.contributor.committeememberHill, Henry A.en_US
dc.identifier.proquest8715725en_US
dc.identifier.oclc698485122en_US
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