Chapter 4. UHF Propagation in an Evaporation Duct

  1. Alexander Kukushkin

Published Online: 6 JUN 2005

DOI: 10.1002/3527603816.ch4

Radio Wave Propagation in the Marine Boundary Layer

Radio Wave Propagation in the Marine Boundary Layer

How to Cite

Kukushkin, A. (2005) UHF Propagation in an Evaporation Duct, in Radio Wave Propagation in the Marine Boundary Layer, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527603816.ch4

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:

  • UHF propagation;
  • evaporation duct;
  • propagation measurements;
  • perturbation theory;
  • spectrum of normal waves;
  • stratified troposphere;
  • linear distortion;
  • smooth distortion;
  • height function;
  • linear-logarithmic profile at heights close to the sea surface;
  • atmosphere;
  • eigenwave;
  • coherence function;
  • excitation of waves

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Some Results of Propagation Measurements and Comparison with Theory

  • Perturbation Theory for the Spectrum of Normal Waves in a Stratified Troposphere

    • Problem Formulation

    • Linear Distortion

    • Smooth Distortion

    • Height Function

    • Linear-Logarithmic Profile at Heights Close to the Sea Surface

  • Spectrum of Normal Waves in an Evaporation Duct

  • Coherence Function in a Random and Non-uniform Atmosphere

    • Approximate Extraction of the Eigenwave of the Discrete Spectrum in the Presence of an Evaporation Duct

    • Equations for the Coherence Function

  • Excitation of Waves in a Continuous Spectrum in a Statistically Inhomogeneous Evaporation Duct

  • Evaporation Duct with Two Trapped Modes

  • References