Accession Number : AD0736630

Title :   On the Reflection of Light from an Inhomogeneous Shell,

Corporate Author : CALIFORNIA UNIV LOS ANGELES DEPT OF MATHEMATICS

Personal Author(s) : Barcilon,Victor ; Alexopoulos,Nicholaos G.

Report Date : 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 11

Abstract : The main contribution to the reflected field from a radially inhomogeneous spherical shell is determined. It is shown that it is much smaller in amplitude than the field reflected by a perfectly conducting sphere coated with the same type of radially inhomogeneous dielectric. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*ELECTROMAGNETIC WAVE REFLECTIONS, SPHERES), (*LIGHT TRANSMISSION, REFLECTION), SHELLS(STRUCTURAL FORMS), BACKSCATTERING, MATHEMATICAL ANALYSIS

Subject Categories : Optics
      Radiofrequency Wave Propagation

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE