5. Electromagnetic Fields and Waves in Time and Frequency

  1. Dr.-Ing. Jürgen Sachs1,2

Published Online: 21 DEC 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9783527651818.ch5

Handbook of Ultra-Wideband Short-Range Sensing: Theory, Sensors, Applications

Handbook of Ultra-Wideband Short-Range Sensing: Theory, Sensors, Applications

How to Cite

Sachs, J. (2012) Electromagnetic Fields and Waves in Time and Frequency, in Handbook of Ultra-Wideband Short-Range Sensing: Theory, Sensors, Applications, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527651818.ch5

Author Information

  1. 1

    Ilmenau University of Technology, Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, Institute for Information Technology, Electronic Measurement Research Lab, Ilmenau, Germany

  2. 2

    Ilmenau University of Technology, Electronic Measurement Research Lab, P.O. Box 100565, 98684 Ilmenau, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 DEC 2012
  2. Published Print: 14 NOV 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527408535

Online ISBN: 9783527651818

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Keywords:

  • electromagnetic waves;
  • linear circuit theory;
  • radiated waves;
  • ultra-wideband sensing;
  • waveguide;
  • wave propagation;
  • Maxwell's equations;
  • boundary condition;
  • Poynting vector;
  • electromagnetic potentials;
  • radiation condition;
  • Lorentz reciprocity;
  • water relaxation;
  • plane wave;
  • dispersion;
  • wave polarisation;
  • plane wave scattering;
  • Snell's law;
  • reflection law;
  • total reflection;
  • Brewster angle;
  • evanescent wave;
  • Hertzian dipole;
  • interfacial dipole;
  • Friss Formula;
  • radar equation;
  • Green's tensor

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Fundamental Relations of the Electromagnetic Field

  • Interaction of Electromagnetic Fields with Matter

  • Plane Wave Propagation

  • The Hertzian Dipole

  • Polarimetric Friis Formula and Radar Equation

  • The Concept of Green's Functions and the Near-Field Radar Equation

  • References