Chapter 2. Parabolic Approximation to the Wave Equation

  1. Alexander Kukushkin

Published Online: 6 JUN 2005

DOI: 10.1002/3527603816.ch2

Radio Wave Propagation in the Marine Boundary Layer

Radio Wave Propagation in the Marine Boundary Layer

How to Cite

Kukushkin, A. (2004) Parabolic Approximation to the Wave Equation, in Radio Wave Propagation in the Marine Boundary Layer, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527603816.ch2

Author Information

  1. Gordon, NSW 2072, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 6 JUN 2005
  2. Published Print: 27 JUL 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527404582

Online ISBN: 9783527603817

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Keywords:

  • wave equation;
  • parabolic approximation to the wave equation;
  • wave propagation;
  • stratified medium;
  • stratified troposphere;
  • refractive index;
  • Green function;
  • Feynman path integrals;
  • Fock's theory;
  • evaporation duct

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Analytical Methods in the Problems of Wave Propagation in a Stratified and Random Medium

  • Parabolic Approximation to a Wave Equation in a Stratified Troposphere Filled with Turbulent Fluctuations of the Refractive Index

  • Green Function for a Parabolic Equation in a Stratified Medium

  • Feynman Path Integrals in the Problems of Wave Propagation in Random Media

  • Numerical Methods of Parabolic Equations

  • Basics of Fock's Theory

  • Fock's Theory of the Evaporation Duct

  • References