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Radar Cross-section Analysis and Control : Radar Library - Asoke K. Bhattacharyya

Radar Cross-section Analysis and Control

Radar Library

Hardcover Published: 19th April 1991
ISBN: 9780890063712
Number Of Pages: 308

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This reference describes techniques for controlling the RCS of targets, provides analytical methods for estimating RCS, develops models for the design of low RCS targets and antennas, and discusses several RCS enhancement techniques.

Prefacep. xi
General Considerationsp. 1
Introductionp. 1
Electromagnetic Theory Fundamentalsp. 3
Maxwell's Equationsp. 3
Wave Equationsp. 6
Exact Boundary Conditionsp. 7
Impedance Boundary Conditionsp. 9
Typical Electromagnetic Scattering Problemp. 10
Near-Zone and Far-Zone Considerationsp. 12
Radar Cross Sectionp. 13
Absorption and Extinction Cross Sectionp. 15
Scattering Matrix and Polarizationp. 16
Discussion of RCSp. 18
Target Size and Shapep. 18
Artificial Targetsp. 19
Natural Targetsp. 22
Dynamic RCSp. 30
Referencesp. 30
Methods For RCS Estimationp. 33
Introductionp. 33
Geometrical Optics Methodp. 34
Physical Optics Methodp. 36
Geometrical Theory of Diffractionp. 38
Uniform Theories of Diffractionp. 39
Uniform Asymptotic Theoryp. 40
Uniform Theory of Diffractionp. 42
Integral Equation Techniquep. 45
Integral Equationsp. 47
Method of Momentsp. 48
Physical Theory of Diffractionp. 50
Field Estimation at a Causticp. 51
Hybrid Techniquesp. 54
Radar Cross Section of Targetsp. 60
Simple Targetsp. 60
Wire Scatterersp. 60
Wire Loopsp. 64
Thin Platesp. 67
Circular Diskp. 72
Targets of Intermediate Complexityp. 76
Finite Circular Cylinderp. 76
Finite Conesp. 81
Complex Targetsp. 85
Combination Methodp. 85
MI 105 Shell Modelp. 89
Summary of Other Approachesp. 96
Cross-Polarized RCSp. 97
Comparison of Different Methodsp. 108
Referencesp. 110
Radar Cross-Section Enhancementp. 115
Introductionp. 115
Corner Reflectorsp. 115
Dihedral Corner Reflectorsp. 117
Trihedral Corner Reflectors and Widebandingp. 120
Dielectric Lensesp. 125
Luneberg Lensesp. 126
Luneberg Lens with a Reflectorp. 129
Passive and Active Devicesp. 129
Practical RCS Augmentation Devicesp. 138
Referencesp. 138
Reduction of Radar Cross Sectionp. 141
Introductionp. 141
Target Shapingp. 142
Shaping Dihedral Cornersp. 143
Plane Surface Made Cylindricalp. 154
Shaping of Support Columnsp. 157
The Cone-Spherep. 159
Limitationsp. 161
Discrete Loadingp. 161
Surface Modificationsp. 166
Apertures on a Plane Surfacep. 166
Corrugations on a Surfacep. 169
Grating Dimensionsp. 172
Design for Minimum Backscatteringp. 173
Corrugated Ogive Structuresp. 176
Absorber Coatingp. 176
Introductionp. 176
Theorems for Absorbersp. 178
Some Analytical Techniquesp. 178
Transmission Line Techniquesp. 178
Conducting Surface Coated with Single Layer of Absorberp. 181
Effects of Curvaturep. 183
Some Resultsp. 185
High Frequency Scattering by Impedance-Covered Half Planesp. 186
Scattering by Resistive Stripsp. 196
Examples of RCS Reductionp. 199
Cross-Polarized RCSp. 200
Narrowband Radar Absorbing Structuresp. 204
Dahlenbach Absorbersp. 208
Wideband Radar Absorbing Structuresp. 212
[mu][subscript r] = [epsilon][subscript r] Absorbersp. 214
Jaumann Absorbersp. 215
Circuit Analog Absorbersp. 215
Magnetic Absorbersp. 217
Pyramidal Absorbersp. 219
RCS Reduction by Active Diode Loadingp. 220
Frequency Selective Surfacesp. 224
Scattering from Antennasp. 228
Chiral Mediump. 232
Stealth Vehiclesp. 235
Referencesp. 235
Evaluation of Some Functions Frequently Ocurring in EM Scatteringp. 241
Fresnel Integralp. 241
Maliuzhinets's Functionp. 243
Wedge Transition Functionp. 245
Referencesp. 245
Characteristics of Radar Absorbing Materialsp. 247
Computer Programs In Fortranp. 251
Fresnel Integral with Real Argument: FRESp. 251
Computer Program: WDp. 252
Computer Program: WDPp. 254
Transition Function: FFCTp. 255
Maliuzhinets's Function with Complex Argument: FMALp. 256
RCS of a Finite Cylinder, Cone Frustum, and Cone--Cylinder Frustum: RADAR.FORp. 257
Electromagnetic Scattering from a Loaded Dipolep. 275
Referencesp. 278
List of Symbolsp. 279
Indexp. 285
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ISBN: 9780890063712
ISBN-10: 0890063710
Series: Radar Library
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 308
Published: 19th April 1991
Publisher: Artech House Publishers
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 2.0
Weight (kg): 0.62