Scattering by a conducting elliptic cylinder with a multilayer dielectric coating
Article first published online: 7 DEC 2012
Copyright 1997 by the American Geophysical Union.
Volume 32, Issue 6, pages 2155–2166, November-December 1997
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1997), Scattering by a conducting elliptic cylinder with a multilayer dielectric coating, Radio Sci., 32(6), 2155–2166, doi:10.1029/97RS02205., , and (
- Issue published online: 7 DEC 2012
- Article first published online: 7 DEC 2012
- Manuscript Accepted: 5 AUG 1997
- Manuscript Received: 19 MAR 1997
A solution to the electromagnetic scattering of a transverse magnetic plane wave due to a perfectly conducting elliptic cylinder coated by a lossless, nonmagnetic, and elliptic multilayer dielectric is proposed. Despite the lack of orthogonality of the eigenfunctions of the field inside different layers, an efficient recursive procedure for the computation of the solution is devised. It is based on series expansions of the fields in terms of Mathieu functions and on a Galerkin approach. An outline of the procedure is given, and some numerical results, concerning both the field quantities and the radar cross section per unit length, are provided.