Radio Science

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Accepted Articles (Accepted, unedited articles published online and citable. The final edited and typeset version of record will appear in future.)

Impact Factor: 1.45

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2013: 13/27 (Remote Sensing); 29/78 (Telecommunications); 34/59 (Astronomy & Astrophysics); 46/80 (Geochemistry & Geophysics); 48/76 (Meteorology & Atmospheric Sciences)

Online ISSN: 1944-799X


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  1. Research Articles

    1. Lagrange-type modeling of continuous dielectric permittivity variation in double-higher-order volume integral equation method

      E. Chobanyan, M. M. Ilić and B. M. Notaroš

      Accepted manuscript online: 29 APR 2015 05:20AM EST | DOI: 10.1002/2014RS005634

      Key Points

      • Volume integral equation continuously inhomogeneous modeling is presented
      • Lagrange-type modeling of dielectric properties in large elements is implemented
      • Double-higher-order inhomogeneous elements are efficient in scattering analysis
    2. Automatic scaling of HF swept-frequency backscatter ionograms

      Huan Song, Yaogai Hu, Chunhua Jiang, Chen Zhou and Zhengyu Zhao

      Accepted manuscript online: 24 APR 2015 02:58PM EST | DOI: 10.1002/2014RS005621

      Key Points

      • An automatic scaling method aimed at low-power sounding was developed
      • Residual analysis and multiple linear regressive models were used
      • Scaling results of four propagation modes ionograms were presented
    3. Performance Assessment of Lower VHF Band for Short Range Communication and Geolocation Applications

      Fikadu T. Dagefu, Jihun Choi, Morteza Sheikhsofla, Brian M. Sadler and Kamal Sarabandi

      Accepted manuscript online: 21 APR 2015 05:44AM EST | DOI: 10.1002/2014RS005601

      Key Points

      • Low VHF has favorable short range characteristics and low signal distortion
      • Penetration through many layers of building walls is possible at low VHF
      • Novel miniaturized VHF antennas with reasonable performance have been designed
    4. A multi-static and multi-frequency novel approach for specular meteor radars to improve wind measurements in the MLT region

      G. Stober and J. L. Chau

      Accepted manuscript online: 21 APR 2015 05:42AM EST | DOI: 10.1002/2014RS005591

      Key Points

      • synchronized and coherent forward scatter meteor links
      • increased altitude coverage due to changed bragg wavelength
      • bistatic wind field analysis to reolve horizontal structure
    5. An Efficient Synthesis Approach for Electromagnetic Near- and Far-Field Contoured Patterns Using Alternative Narrow-Beam Field Functions Transformed from the Radiations of Linearly Excited Array Antennas with Least Computational Complexity

      Hsi-Tseng Chou

      Accepted manuscript online: 16 APR 2015 04:21PM EST | DOI: 10.1002/2014RS005590

      Key Points

      • Efficient array synthesis algorithm with least computational complexity.
      • new field basis functions with narrow beamwidth
      • All closed-form formulations are found
    6. A forward operator and its adjoint for GPS slant total delays

      Florian Zus, Galina Dick, Stefan Heise and Jens Wickert

      Accepted manuscript online: 15 APR 2015 08:57PM EST | DOI: 10.1002/2014RS005584

      Key Points

      • A fast and accurate STD forward operator is developed
      • The tangent-linear and adjoint code is constructed
      • The operators are tailored for data assimilation and travel time tomography
    7. Space-Time Ambiguity Functions for Electronically Scanned ISR Applications

      John Swoboda, Joshua Semeter and Philip Erickson

      Accepted manuscript online: 13 APR 2015 08:36PM EST | DOI: 10.1002/2014RS005620

      Key Points

      • Derived a full space-time ambiguity function. for electronically scanned ISR.
      • Show impacts of ambiguity function on measurement through simulation.
      • Propose mitigation techniques to improve data from ESA ISR.
    8. Techniques to Determine the Quiet Day Curve for a Long-Period of Subionospheric VLF Observations

      Kathy Cresswell-Moorcock, Craig J. Rodger, Mark A. Clilverd and David K. Milling

      Accepted manuscript online: 13 MAR 2015 04:59PM EST | DOI: 10.1002/2015RS005652

      Key Points

      • Algorithms are developed to identify quiet day curves for subionospheric VLF
      • Pre-smoothed FFT algorithm performs best on synthetic data for quiet day curve
      • Application to real data successfully identifies space weather events
    9. Full wave analysis of EM wave propagation over terrain using the Improved Tabulated Interaction Method

      C. Brennan, D. Trinh and R. Mittra

      Accepted manuscript online: 11 MAR 2015 12:23AM EST | DOI: 10.1002/2014RS005545


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