Title

Bistatic Scattering For A Finite Lossy Cylinder

Title - Alternative

Microw. Opt. Technol. Lett.

Keywords

Bistatic Scattering; Frequency-Dependent Permittivity; Bulk Conductivity; Engineering, Electrical & Electronic; Optics

Abstract

The problem of scattering from a finite conductive cylinder with complex permittivity at arbitrary orientation is analyzed using a first-order approximation to an iterative technique developed by Shifrin. The classical Kerker solution for a simple infinite dielectric cylinder is extended to a more physically realistic solution accounting for a finite-length cylinder with frequency-dependent complex permittivity using a modified Drude conductivity approach. The polarization matrix of the cylinder is derived from the electrostatic solution for a finite cylinder in a uniform electric field, and it is given as a function of the length-to-diameter ratio (aspect ratio) and the permittivity of the cylinder. The electrostatic solution for a finite cylinder does not permit a closed solution; therefore the cylinder is approximated by an inscribed ellipsoid which provides a converging analytic expression. The effects of typical variations in the length, diameter, and bulk conductivity of the cylinder were analyzed for TE, TM, and TEM polarizations.

Publication Title

Microwave and Optical Technology Letters

Volume

6

Issue/Number

1

Publication Date

1-1-1993

Document Type

Article

Language

English

First Page

76

Last Page

81

WOS Identifier

WOS:A1993KF09400019

ISSN

0895-2477

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