2. Physics of Propagation

  1. David J. Daniels

Published Online: 3 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470539859.ch2

EM Detection of Concealed Targets

EM Detection of Concealed Targets

How to Cite

Daniels, D. J. (2009) Physics of Propagation, in EM Detection of Concealed Targets, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470539859.ch2

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 3 DEC 2009
  2. Published Print: 25 NOV 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470121696

Online ISBN: 9780470539859



  • physics of propagation - electromagnetic waves through free space back to receive antenna;
  • energy propagation in a dielectric;
  • atmospheric absorption of electromagnetic waves


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Propagation of Electromagnetic Fields in Free Space

  • Propagation of Energy in a Dielectric

  • Dielectric Properties of Soils and Rocks

  • Propagation in Water

  • Atmospheric Absorption of Electromagnetic Waves

  • Attenuation of Electromagnetic Fields by Materials

  • Summary