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Electromagnetic Surface Waves

Electromagnetic Surface Waves
  • Author : John Polo,Tom Mackay,Akhlesh Lakhtakia
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2013-05-31
  • Total pages :314
  • ISBN : 9780123971852
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Summary : For decades, the surface-plasmon-polariton wave guided by the interface of simple isotropic materials dominated the scene. However, in recent times research on electromagnetic surface waves guided by planar interfaces has expanded into new and exciting areas. In the 1990's research focused on advancing knowledge of the newly discovered Dyakonov wave. More recently, much of the surface wave research is motivated by the proliferation of nanotechnology and the growing number of materials available with novel properties. This book leads the reader from the relatively simple surface-plasmon-polariton wave with isotropic materials to the latest research on various types of electromagnetic surface waves guided by the interfaces of complex materials enabled by recent developments in nanotechnology. This includes: Dyakonov waves guided by interfaces formed with columnar thin films, Dyakonov-Tamm waves guided by interfaces formed with sculptured thin films, and multiple modes of surface-plasmon-polariton waves guided by the interface of a metal and a periodically varying dielectric material. Gathers research from the past 5 years in a single comprehensive view of electromagnetic surface waves. Written by the foremost experts and researchers in the field. Layered presentation explains topics with an introductory overview level up to a highly technical level.

Electromagnetic Surface Waves

Electromagnetic Surface Waves
  • Author : John Polo,Tom Mackay,Akhlesh Lakhtakia
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2013-05-17
  • Total pages :294
  • ISBN : 1493301322
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Summary : For decades, the surface-plasmon-polariton wave guided by the interface of simple isotropic materials dominated the scene. However, in recent times research on electromagnetic surface waves guided by planar interfaces has expanded into new and exciting areas. In the 1990's research focused on advancing knowledge of the newly discovered Dyakonov wave. More recently, much of the surface wave research is motivated by the proliferation of nanotechnology and the growing number of materials available with novel properties. This book leads the reader from the relatively simple surface-plasmon-polariton wave with isotropic materials to the latest research on various types of electromagnetic surface waves guided by the interfaces of complex materials enabled by recent developments in nanotechnology. This includes: Dyakonov waves guided by interfaces formed with columnar thin films, Dyakonov-Tamm waves guided by interfaces formed with sculptured thin films, and multiple modes of surface-plasmon-polariton waves guided by the interface of a metal and a periodically varying dielectric material. Gathers research from the past 5 years in a single comprehensive view of electromagnetic surface waves. Written by the foremost experts and researchers in the field.Layered presentation explains topics with an introductory overview level up to a highly technical level.

Lateral Electromagnetic Waves

Lateral Electromagnetic Waves
  • Author : Ronold W.P. King,Margaret Owens,Tai T. Wu
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2012-12-06
  • Total pages :746
  • ISBN : 9781461391746
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Summary : The propagation of waves along and across the boundary between two media with different characteristic velocities is much more complicated when the source is on or near the boundary than when it is far away and the incident waves are plane. Examples of waves generated by localized sources near a boundary are the electromagnetic waves from the currents in a dipole on the surface of the earth and the seismic waves from a slip event in a fault in the earth's crust like the San Andreas fault in California. Both involve a type of surface wave that is called a lateral wave in electro magnetics and a head wave in seismology. Since the two are analogous and the latter is more easily visualized, it is conveniently used here to introduce and describe this important type of surface wave using the data of Y. Ben Zion and P. Malin ("San Andreas Fault Zone Head Waves Near Parkfield, CA," Science 251, 1592-1594, 29 March 1991).

Surface Waves

Surface Waves
  • Author : Farzad Ebrahimi
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2018-05-02
  • Total pages :154
  • ISBN : 9781789230628
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Summary : Surface waves have drawn a significant attention and interest in the recent years in a broad range of commercial applications, while their commercial developments have been supported by fundamental and applied research studies. This book is a result of contributions of experts from international scientific community working in different aspects of surface waves and reports on the state-of-the-art research and development findings on this topic through original and innovative research studies. It contains up-to-date publications of leading experts, and the edition is intended to furnish valuable recent information to the professionals involved in surface wave analysis and applications. The text is addressed not only to researchers but also to professional engineers, students, and other experts in various disciplines, both academic and industrial, seeking to gain a better understanding of what has been done in the field recently and what kind of open problems are in this area.

Electromagnetic Waves in Stratified Media

Electromagnetic Waves in Stratified Media
  • Author : James R. Wait
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2013-10-22
  • Total pages :620
  • ISBN : 9781483184258
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Summary : International Series of Monographs in Electromagnetic Waves, Volume 3: Electromagnetic Waves in Stratified Media provides information pertinent to the electromagnetic waves in media whose properties differ in one particular direction. This book discusses the important feature of the waves that enables communications at global distances. Organized into 13 chapters, this volume begins with an overview of the general analysis for the electromagnetic response of a plane stratified medium comprising of any number of parallel homogeneous layers. This text then explains the reflection of electromagnetic waves from planar stratified media. Other chapters consider the oblique reflection of plane electromagnetic waves from a continuously stratified medium. This book discusses as well the fundamental theory of wave propagation around a sphere. The final chapter deals with the theory of propagation in a spherically stratified medium. This book is a valuable resource for electrical engineers, scientists, and research workers.

Electromagnetic Waves

Electromagnetic Waves
  • Author : Carlo G. Someda
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2017-12-19
  • Total pages :600
  • ISBN : 1420009540
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Summary : Adapted from a successful and thoroughly field-tested Italian text, the first edition of Electromagnetic Waves was very well received. Its broad, integrated coverage of electromagnetic waves and their applications forms the cornerstone on which the author based this second edition. Working from Maxwell's equations to applications in optical communications and photonics, Electromagnetic Waves, Second Edition forges a link between basic physics and real-life problems in wave propagation and radiation. Accomplished researcher and educator Carlo G. Someda uses a modern approach to the subject. Unlike other books in the field, it surveys all major areas of electromagnetic waves in a single treatment. The book begins with a detailed treatment of the mathematics of Maxwell's equations. It follows with a discussion of polarization, delves into propagation in various media, devotes four chapters to guided propagation, links the concepts to practical applications, and concludes with radiation, diffraction, coherence, and radiation statistics. This edition features many new and reworked problems, updated references and suggestions for further reading, a completely revised appendix on Bessel functions, and new definitions such as antenna effective height. Illustrating the concepts with examples in every chapter, Electromagnetic Waves, Second Edition is an ideal introduction for those new to the field as well as a convenient reference for seasoned professionals.

Modeling and Measurement Methods for Acoustic Waves and for Acoustic Microdevices

Modeling and Measurement Methods for Acoustic Waves and for Acoustic Microdevices
  • Author : Marco G. Beghi
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2013-08-28
  • Total pages :614
  • ISBN : 9789535111894
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Summary : Acoustics is a mature field which enjoys a never ending youth. New developments are induced by either the search for a better understanding, or by technological innovations. Micro-fabrication techniques introduced a whole new class of microdevices, which exploit acoustic waves for various tasks, and in particular for information processing and for sensing purposes. Performance improvements are achievable by better modelling tools, able to deal with more complex configurations, and by more refined techniques of fabrication and of integration in technological systems, like wireless communications. Several chapters of this book deal with modelling and fabrication techniques for microdevices, including unconventional phenomena and configurations. But this is far from exhausting the research lines in acoustics. Theoretical analyses and modelling techniques are presented, for phenomena ranging from the detection of cracks to the acoustics of the oceans. Measurement methods are also discussed, which probe by acoustic waves the properties of widely different systems.

Surface Polaritons

Surface Polaritons
  • Author : V. M. Agranovich
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2012-12-02
  • Total pages :734
  • ISBN : 9780444598691
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Summary : Modern Problems in Condensed Matter Sciences, Volume I: Surface Polaritons: Electromagnetic Waves at Surfaces and Interfaces describes the basic properties of surface polaritons and the methods of generating these waves in the laboratory at frequencies of interest to condensed matter physicists. The selection first elaborates on surface phonon polaritons in dielectrics and semiconductors and surface exciton polaritons from the experimental viewpoint. Discussions focus on interface polaritons; surface vibrations in anisotropic crystals; experimental methods for the excitation and study of surface polaritons; and surface vibrations in isotropic crystals. The publication then ponders on surface electromagnetic wave propagation on metal surfaces; thermally stimulated emission of surface polaritons; and effects of the transition layer and spatial dispersion in the spectra of surface polaritons. The text takes a look at surface polaritons at metal surfaces and interfaces and resonance of transition layer excitations with surface polaritons. Topics include resonance of the film phonon with the substrate surface phonon polaritons; investigations of surface modifications in ultra-high vacuum; and use of surface plasma waves for the investigation of solid-liquid and solid-solid interfaces. The selection is a dependable reference for physicists and engineers wanting to conduct research on surface polaritons.

Wave Fields in Real Media

Wave Fields in Real Media
  • Author : José M. Carcione
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2014-12-08
  • Total pages :690
  • ISBN : 9780081000038
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Summary : Authored by the internationally renowned José M. Carcione, Wave Fields in Real Media: Wave Propagation in Anisotropic, Anelastic, Porous and Electromagnetic Media examines the differences between an ideal and a real description of wave propagation, starting with the introduction of relevant stress-strain relations. The combination of this relation and the equations of momentum conservation lead to the equation of motion. The differential formulation is written in terms of memory variables, and Biot's theory is used to describe wave propagation in porous media. For each rheology, a plane-wave analysis is performed in order to understand the physics of wave propagation. This book contains a review of the main direct numerical methods for solving the equation of motion in the time and space domains. The emphasis is on geophysical applications for seismic exploration, but researchers in the fields of earthquake seismology, rock acoustics, and material science - including many branches of acoustics of fluids and solids - may also find this text useful. New to this edition: This new edition presents the fundamentals of wave propagation in Anisotropic, Anelastic, Porous Media while also incorporating the latest research from the past 7 years, including that of the author. The author presents all the equations and concepts necessary to understand the physics of wave propagation. These equations form the basis for modeling and inversion of seismic and electromagnetic data. Additionally, demonstrations are given, so the book can be used to teach post-graduate courses. Addition of new and revised content is approximately 30%. Examines the fundamentals of wave propagation in anisotropic, anelastic and porous media Presents all equations and concepts necessary to understand the physics of wave propagation, with examples Emphasizes geophysics, particularly, seismic exploration for hydrocarbon reservoirs, which is essential for exploration and production of oil

Electromagnetic Wave Theory

Electromagnetic Wave Theory
  • Author : J. C. Brown
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2016-01-21
  • Total pages :558
  • ISBN : 9781483185910
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Summary : International Series of Monographs in Electromagnetic Waves, Volume 11: Electromagnetic Wave Theory, Part 1 covers the proceedings of an International Scientific Radio Union (U.R.S.I.) Symposium on Electromagnetic Wave Theory. The book contains 61 chapters that are organized into three sections. The first section presents papers about wave propagation, which includes lateral waves; terrestrial waveguides; and plane waves in dissipative media. Next, the title reviews studies about wave guides, including basic properties of periodic waveguides; theoretical investigation of non-uniform waveguides; and waves in a coaxial line partially filled with plasma. The last section covers topics about surface waves, such as a dielectric prism in the corner of overmoded waveguide; lasers and optical communication systems; and microwave and laser resonators. The text will be of great use to researchers and practitioners of disciplines that study or utilize electromagnetic wave technologies, such as electrotechnics and electrical engineering.

Electromagnetic Band Gap Structures in Antenna Engineering

Electromagnetic Band Gap Structures in Antenna Engineering
  • Author : Fan Yang,Yahya Rahmat-Samii
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2009
  • Total pages :266
  • ISBN : 9780521889919
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Summary : This book is a detailed account of electromagnetic band gap (EBG) theory, analysis and applications, ideal for researchers and engineers.

Surface Electromagnetics

Surface Electromagnetics
  • Author : Fan Yang,Yahya Rahmat-Samii
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2019-06-20
  • Total pages :484
  • ISBN : 9781108470261
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Summary : Provides systematic coverage of the theory, physics, functional designs, and engineering applications of advanced electromagnetic surfaces.

Terrestrial Propagation of Long Electromagnetic Waves

Terrestrial Propagation of Long Electromagnetic Waves
  • Author : Janis Galejs
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2013-10-22
  • Total pages :376
  • ISBN : 9781483159560
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Summary : Terrestrial Propagation of Long Electromagnetic Waves deals with the propagation of long electromagnetic waves confined principally to the shell between the earth and the ionosphere, known as the terrestrial waveguide. The discussion is limited to steady-state solutions in a waveguide that is uniform in the direction of propagation. Wave propagation is characterized almost exclusively by mode theory. The mathematics are developed only for sources at the ground surface or within the waveguide, including artificial sources as well as lightning discharges. This volume is comprised of nine chapters and begins with an introduction to the fundamental concepts of wave propagation in a planar and curved isotropic waveguide. A number of examples are presented to illustrate the effects of an anisotropic ionosphere. The basic equations are summarized and plane-wave reflection from a dielectric interface is considered, along with the superposition of two obliquely incident plane waves. The properties of waveguide boundaries are implicitly represented by Fresnel reflection coefficients. Subsequent chapters focus on boundaries of the terrestrial guide; lightning discharges as a natural source of extremely-low-frequency and very-low-frequency radiation; and the mode theory for waves in an isotropic spherical shell. This book will be a useful resource for students and practitioners of physics.

Radio Wave Propagation Fundamentals

Radio Wave Propagation Fundamentals
  • Author : Artem Saakian
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2011
  • Total pages :362
  • ISBN : 9781608071371
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Summary : Written for professional engineers and students who specialize in antenna, communication and radar systems, this authoritative book provides a thorough introduction to the basic principles of electromagnetic wave propagation of radio frequencies in real-world conditions. It serves as an invaluable daily reference for practitioners in the field and also as a complete, organized text on the subject. This comprehensive resource covers a wide range of essential topics, from the classification of radio waves, electromagnetic wave theory, and antennas for RF radio links... to the impact of the earth surface on the propagation of ground waves, atmospheric affects in radio wave propagation, and radio wave reception. The book is packed with over 1,105 time-saving equations and key discussions are supported with more than 190 illustrations. Moreover, each chapter includes problem sets to test the reader's mastery of the material.

Radiation and Propagation of Electromagnetic Waves

Radiation and Propagation of Electromagnetic Waves
  • Author : George Tyras
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2013-10-22
  • Total pages :384
  • ISBN : 9781483220512
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Summary : Radiation and Propagation of Electromagnetic Waves serves as a text in electrical engineering or electrophysics. The book discusses the electromagnetic theory; plane electromagnetic waves in homogenous isotropic and anisotropic media; and plane electromagnetic waves in inhomogenous stratified media. The text also describes the spectral representation of elementary electromagnetic sources; the field of a dipole in a stratified medium; and radiation in anisotropic plasma. The properties and the procedures of Green’s function method of solution, axial currents, as well as cylindrical boundaries are also considered. The book further tackles diffraction by cylindrical structures and apertures on cylindrical structures. Students taking electrical engineering or electrophysics will find the book useful.

An Introduction to Applied Electromagnetics and Optics

An Introduction to Applied Electromagnetics and Optics
  • Author : Vladimir V. Mitin,Dmitry I. Sementsov
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2016-11-18
  • Total pages :368
  • ISBN : 9781498776325
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Summary : Modern technology is rapidly developing and for this reason future engineers need to acquire advanced knowledge in science and technology, including electromagnetic phenomena. This book is a contemporary text of a one-semester course for junior electrical engineering students. It covers a broad spectrum of electromagnetic phenomena such as, surface waves, plasmas, photonic crystals, negative refraction as well as related materials including superconductors. In addition, the text brings together electromagnetism and optics as the majority of texts discuss electromagnetism disconnected from optics. In contrast, in this book both are discussed. Seven labs have been developed to accompany the material of the book.

Nonlinear Surface Electromagnetic Phenomena

Nonlinear Surface Electromagnetic Phenomena
  • Author : H.-E. Ponath,G.I. Stegeman
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2012-12-02
  • Total pages :654
  • ISBN : 9780444600523
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Summary : In recent years the physics of electromagnetic surface phenomena has developed rapidly, evolving into technologies for communications and industry, such as fiber and integrated optics. The variety of phenomena based on electromagnetism at surfaces is rich and this book was written with the aim of summarizing the available knowledge in selected areas of the field. The book contains reviews written by solid state and optical physicists on the nonlinear interaction of electromagnetic waves at and with surfaces and films. Both the physical phenomena and some potential applications are dealt with. Included are discussions of nonlinear wave mixing on films and surfaces, second harmonic generation in waveguides and at surfaces, nonlinear waves guided by dielectric and semiconductor surfaces and films, surface gratings formed by high energy laser beams, and reflection and transmission switching of strong beams onto nonlinear surfaces. Chapters on light scattering from surface excitations and magnetic order-disorder and orientational phase transitions complete this essential contribution to the modern optics literature.

Surface Flute Waves in Plasmas

Surface Flute Waves in Plasmas
  • Author : Volodymyr Girka,Igor Girka,Manfred Thumm
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2013-11-12
  • Total pages :163
  • ISBN : 9783319020273
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Summary : The book presents results of a comprehensive study of various features of eigen electromagnetic waves propagating across the axis of plasma filled metal waveguides with cylindrical geometry. The authors collected in one book material on various features of surface flute waves, i.e. impact of waveguide design on wave dispersion, wave damping influenced by various reasons, impact of plasma density and external magnetic field inhomogeneity on the wave, and impact of waveguide corrugation and electric current on the wave. A variety of present surface waves applications and possible future applications is also included. Using the method of successive approximations it is shown how one can solve problems, which concern real experimental devices, starting from simple models. The book applies to both professionals dealing with problems of confined plasmas and to graduate and post-graduate students specializing in the field of plasma physics and related applications.

Microwave Discharges

Microwave Discharges
  • Author : Carlos M. Ferreira,Michel Moisan
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2013-11-21
  • Total pages :564
  • ISBN : 9781489911308
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Summary : Proceedings of a NATO ARW held in Vimeiro, Portugal, May 11-15, 1992

Wave Propagation Concepts for Near-Future Telecommunication Systems

Wave Propagation Concepts for Near-Future Telecommunication Systems
  • Author : Sandra Costanzo
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2017-05-03
  • Total pages :208
  • ISBN : 9789535131274
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Summary : Wave Propagation Concepts for Near-Future Telecommunication Systems is an edited book discussing recent researches for the development of innovative telecommunication systems, with particular focus on the propagation aspects and radiating systems design. It is divided into two sections: Section 1, devoted to the illustration of advanced results in terms of microwave propagation at high operating frequencies, and Section 2, illustrating new electromagnetic concepts and applications.

Surface Acoustic Waves in Inhomogeneous Media

Surface Acoustic Waves in Inhomogeneous Media
  • Author : Sergey V. Biryukov,Yuri V. Gulyaev,Victor V. Krylov,Victor P. Plessky
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2012-12-06
  • Total pages :389
  • ISBN : 9783642577673
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Summary : Surface Acoustic Waves in Inhomogeneous Media covers almost all important problems of the interaction of different types of surface acoustic waves with surface inhomogeneities. The problems of surface acoustic wave interaction with periodic topographic gratings widely used in filters and resonators are under careful consideration. The most important results of surface wave scattering by local defects such as grooves, random roughness, elastic wedges are given. Different theoretical approaches and practical rules for solving the surface wave problems are presented.