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Rough Surfaces : An Improvement Of The Kirchhoff Approximation
Author(s): D. Maystre; H. Faure-Geors
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Paper Abstract

From very simple theoretical considerations, it is shown that the physical optics approximation can be improved by taking into account the shape of the surface of the diffracting object. The theory has been numerically implemented for both polarizations, as well for perfectly conducting surfaces as for metallic or dielectric objects

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 March 1989
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 1029, Scattering and Diffraction, (28 March 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.950375
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D. Maystre, Faculte des Sciences de St-Jerome (France)
H. Faure-Geors, Faculte des Sciences de St-Jerome (France)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1029:
Scattering and Diffraction
Hedzer A. Ferwerda, Editor(s)

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