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Note on the effect of shadowing on the backscattering of waves from a random rough surface

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2 Author(s)
Brockelman, R. ; MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA ; Hagfors, T.

A one-dimensional random rough surface is modeled as a Gaussian noise signal. The effect of shadowing in the case of backscattering of waves from such a surface is studied in the geometric optic limit by analyzing the Gaussian noise signal in a digital computer. It is found that presently accepted theories for the shadowing effect are of doubtful validity.

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Antennas and Propagation, IEEE Transactions on  (Volume:14 ,  Issue: 5 )