Accession Number : ADA193880

Title :   Comparison of Edge Diffraction Theories.

Descriptive Note : Interim rept.,

Corporate Author : NAVAL RESEARCH LAB WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Gordon, W B

PDF Url : ADA193880

Report Date : 18 Mar 1988

Pagination or Media Count : 23

Abstract : Various edge diffraction theories are examined for the calculation of electromagnetic scatter from flat plates. The theories are compared, their shortcomings are discussed, and possible remedies are briefly described. Keywords: Physical theory of diffraction, Incremental length diffraction coefficient, Method of equivalent currents.

Descriptors :   *DIFFRACTION, *ELECTROMAGNETIC SCATTERING, COEFFICIENTS, COMPUTATIONS, CURRENTS, EDGES, ELECTROMAGNETISM, FLAT PLATE MODELS, LENGTH, PHYSICAL PROPERTIES, THEORY

Subject Categories : Optics
      Electricity and Magnetism

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE