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Scattering of a Plane Wave from the End-Face of a Three-Dimensional Waveguide System
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Electronics
Publication Date: 2011/01/01
Online ISSN: 1745-1353
Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: BRIEF PAPER
Category: Scattering and Diffraction
scattering, integral equation, perturbation method, polarization, disordered system, waveguide,
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The scattering of a plane wave from the end-face of a three-dimensional waveguide system composed of a large number of cores is treated by the volume integral equation for the electric field and the first order term of a perturbation solution for TE and TM wave incidence is analytically derived. The far scattered field does not almost depend on the polarization of an incident wave and the angle dependence is described as the Fourier transform of the incident field in the cross section of cores. To clarify the dependence of the scattering pattern on the arrangement of cores some numerical examples are shown.