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Scattering from objects near a rough surface
Author(s): Charles L. Rino; Hoc D. Ngo
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Paper Abstract

A new technique--the mutual interaction method (MIM)--allows computation of the exact scattering characteristics of an object near a rough surface, or any pair of scattering objects, from their individual scattering functions. MIM is well suited to numerical computation; moreover, for a class of small scattering objects near plane surfaces, analytic solutions can be found. The application of MIM to the surface scatter problem is described and illustrated.

Paper Details

Date Published: 11 November 1991
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 1558, Wave Propagation and Scattering in Varied Media II, (11 November 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.49639
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Charles L. Rino, Vista Research, Inc. (United States)
Hoc D. Ngo, Vista Research, Inc. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1558:
Wave Propagation and Scattering in Varied Media II
Vijay K. Varadan, Editor(s)

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