By Topic

Line integral representation of physical optics scattering from a perfectly conducting plate illuminated by a Gaussian beam modeled as a complex point source

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

3 Author(s)
Martini, E. ; Dept. of Electron. & Telecommun., Univ. of Florence, Italy ; Pelosi, G. ; Selleri, S.

An exact line integral representation of the physical optics fields scattered by a perfectly conducting plate illuminated by a vector complex point source is derived. Complex point sources provide, in the paraxial region, an accurate model of Gaussian beams, and can thus be used to efficiently represent the pattern of directive sources. Numerical results are shown to illustrate the exactness of the procedure and the computation time saving is investigated by comparison with surface integration. Moreover, by analyzing the scattering from a plate illuminated by a corrugated circular horn, the feasibility and accuracy of the proposed approach for modeling scattering due to real sources are demonstrated.

Published in:

Antennas and Propagation, IEEE Transactions on  (Volume:51 ,  Issue: 10 )