The Plane Wave Spectrum Representation of Electromagnetic Fields: (Reissue 1996 with Additions)ISBN: 9780780334113
198 pages
September 1996, WileyIEEE Press

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Table of Contents
I. PRELIMINARIES.
1.1. Objective.
1.2. Maxwell's Equations.
1.3. Fourier Integral Analysis.
II. PLANE WAVE REPRESENTATION.
2.1. Plane Waves.
2.1.1. Homogeneous Plane Waves in Vacuum.
2.1.2. Inhomogeneous Plane Waves in Vacuum.
2.1.3. Plane Waves in an Isotropic Medium.
2.1.4. Plane Waves in an Anisotropic Medium.
2.1.5. An Example.
2.2. Angular Spectrum of Plane Waves.
2.2.1. Plane Surface Currents.
2.2.2. Angular Spectrum in Vacuum: Twodimensional Case.
2.2.3. Simple Examples: Linesources.
2.2.4. Angular Spectrum in Vacuum: Threedimensional Case.
2.2.5. Simple Example: Dipole Source.
2.2.6. Angular Spectrum in an Anisotropic Medium.
III. SUPPLEMENTARY THEORY.
3.1. Radiated Power.
3.1.1. The Twodimensional Case.
3.1.2. The Threedimensional Case.
3.2. The Radiation Field.
3.2.1. Heuristic Approach: Stationary Phase.
3.2.2. Rigorous Approach: Steepest Descents.
3.3. Angular Spectrum with Simple Pole.
3.3.1. The Complex Fresnel Integral.
3.3.2. Reduction to Fresnel Integral.
3.3.3. Steepest Descents with Saddlepoint Near a Pole.
3.4. Relation to other Representations.
3.5. Gain and Supergain.
PART II. APPLICATION.
IV. DIFFRACTION BY A PLANE SCREEN.
4.1. Black Screen.
4.1.1. Formulation of the Problem.
4.1.2. The Halfplane.
4.1.3. The Slit.
4.2. Perfectly Conducting Screen.
4.2.1. Babinet's Principle and the Crosssection Theorem.
4.2.2. The Halfplane.
4.2.3. The Wide Slit.
4.2.4. The Narrow Slit.
4.2.5. Linesource.
V. PROPAGATION OVER A UNIFORM PLANE SURFACE.
5.1. Radio Propagation over a Homogeneous Earth.
5.1.1. Reflection Coefficients for Plane Wave Incidence.
5.1.2. Solution for a Localized Source: J5polarization.
5.1.3. Solution for a Localized Source: jETpolarization.
5.1.4. Special Cases.
5.2. Surface Waves.
5.2.1. Reactive Surfaces.
5.2.2. Generation of a Surface Wave.
5.2.3. Launching Efficiency.
VI. PROPAGATION OVER A TWOPART PLANE SURFACE.
6.1. Perfectly Conducting Halfplane on Surface of Semiinfinite Homogeneous Medium.
6.1.1. Genesis and Nature of the Problem.
6.1.2. Solution for Incident Plane Wave: Ifpolarization.
6.1.3. Solution for Linesource: ifpolarization.
6.1.4. Reduction of the Solution.
6.1.5. Special Cases.
6.2. Twopart Impedance Surface.
6.2.1. Solution for Incident Plane Wave: polarization.
6.2.2. The Split of sin ft + / sinhy.
6.2.3. Surface Wave Reflection and Transmission.
VII. THE FIELD OF A MOVING POINT CHARGE.
7.1. Motion in a Plane.
7.1.1. General Formulation.
7.1.2. Periodic Motion: Uniform Circular Motion.
7.2. Uniform Rectilinear Motion.
7.2.1. Motion in a Vacuum.
7.2.2. Motion in a Dielectric: Cerenkov Radiation.
VIIL SOURCES IN ANISOTROPIC MEDIA.
8.1. Uniaxial Medium.
8.1.1. The Dielectric Tensor.
8.1.2. Surface Currents in Plane Normal to Axis.
8.1.3. Dipole Normal to Axis.
8.1.4. Surface Currents in Plane Parallel to Axis.
8.1.5. Dipole Parallel to Axis.
8.1.6. Point Charge in Uniform Motion Parallel to Axis.
8.1.7. TE and TM Resolution.
8.2. Magnetoionic Medium.
8.2.1. Surface Currents in Plane Normal to Magnetostatic Field.
8.2.2. Surface Currents in Plane Parallel to Magnetostatic Held.
8.2.3. Point Charge in Uniform Motion Parallel to Magnetostatic Field.
ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY.
INDEX.