Cart (Loading....) | Create Account
Close category search window
 

Exact image theory for the Sommerfeld half-space problem, part I: Vertical magnetic dipole

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

2 Author(s)
Lindell, I.V. ; Dept. of Electrical Eng., Helsinki Univ. of Technol., Espoo Finland ; Alanen, Esko

Applying the Laplace transform, the exact distributed image current function is obtained for the classical Sommerfeld half-space problem with vertical magnetic current source. The resulting field integral is well behaved when the image current is situated in complex space. Unlike previous approximate images, the present theory is valid for any distance, height of the source, frequency, and half-space parameters. It is demonstrated that the present image theory reduces to the well-known dipole image at complex depth for large dielectric parameters of the half-space. Also, the reflection-coefficient method is obtained as a farfield approximation. Calculation of fields through exact image integration is seen to be simple and accurate and require modest computer capacity and time. In an appendix, some properties of the multivalued Green's function arising from a dipole source in complex space are also studied.

Published in:

Antennas and Propagation, IEEE Transactions on  (Volume:32 ,  Issue: 2 )

Date of Publication:

Feb 1984

Need Help?


IEEE Advancing Technology for Humanity About IEEE Xplore | Contact | Help | Terms of Use | Nondiscrimination Policy | Site Map | Privacy & Opting Out of Cookies

A not-for-profit organization, IEEE is the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology.
© Copyright 2014 IEEE - All rights reserved. Use of this web site signifies your agreement to the terms and conditions.