Scattering of Electromagnetic Plane Waves by a Perfectly Conducting Wedge: The Case of E Polarization

Michinari SHIMODA  Tokuya ITAKURA  Yuko YAMADA  

Publication
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Electronics   Vol.E78-C    No.9    pp.1298-1305
Publication Date: 1995/09/25
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Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: PAPER
Category: Electromagnetic Theory
Keyword: 
scattering problem,  conducting wedge,  partition of scatterers,  mutual field,  Wiener-Hopf equation,  

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Summary: 
The two-dimensional scattering problem of electromagnetic waves by a perfectly conducting wedge is analyzed by means of the Wiener-Hopf technique together with the formulation using the partition of scatterers. The Wiener-Hopf equations are derived on two complex planes. Investigating the mapping between these complex planes and introducing the appropriate functions which satisfy the edge condition of the wedge, the solutions of these equations are obtained by the decomposition procedure of functions. By deforming the integration path of the Fourier inverse transform, it is found that the representation of the scattered wave is in agreement with the integral representation using the Sommerfeld contours.