Accession Number : AD0716963

Title :   Complex Ray Configurations in an Ionosphere Composed of Spherical Shells,

Corporate Author : NAVAL RESEARCH LAB WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Miller,Allen R.

Report Date : 17 DEC 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 13

Abstract : In the document some complex ray configurations are treated using a simple ionospheric model, namely, spheres concentric with a spherical earth. Other simplifying assumptions are also made. Methods for finding takeoff angle of ray and length of ray path are given. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*IONOSPHERIC PROPAGATION, ELECTROMAGNETIC WAVE REFLECTIONS), SPHERES, EARTH(PLANET), RECURSIVE FUNCTIONS, APPROXIMATION(MATHEMATICS), NUMERICAL ANALYSIS, RADIO WAVES

Subject Categories : Radiofrequency Wave Propagation

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE