Date of Award
Master of Science
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Julie A. Jackson, PhD.
A method is created to extend a bistatic 3D electromagnetic scattering solution for a dihedral at a given orientation and position to the case of arbitrary orientation and position. Results produced using this method are compared to shooting and bouncing rays (SBR) and method of moments (MoM) predictions, as well as measured data for applicable cases. The model in this thesis shows excellent agreement in magnitude and phase with SBR predictions. It also shows good agreement in magnitude with MoM predictions. Small phase differences between model and MoM data occur due to differences in the underlying scattering solution and the more exact MoM prediction. The model accurately predicts bistatic scattering from a dihedral at arbitrary orientation and position and is computationally more efficient than SBR and MoM methods.
DTIC Accession Number
Tempelis, Andreas Z., "Bistatic 3D Electromagnetic Scattering from a Right-Angle Dihedral at Arbitrary Orientation and Position" (2011). Theses and Dissertations. 1432.