Reflectivity of two-dimensional airfoils illuminated by H-polarized plane wave: rigorous approach

Elena Vinogradova*

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    Abstract

    This article presents the implementation of the rigorous method of analytical regularization for the scattering of an H-polarized plane wave by the classical airfoil described by the Zhukovski transform. The reflectivity of airfoils is studied over a wide frequency band. The results obtained complement the previous studies concerning E-polarized waves. A comparative analysis for cases of the E- and H-polarization is carried out. Accurate calculations of the induced surface current, far-field scattering patterns, and frequency dependence of the monostatic radar cross section are presented.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)377-397
    Number of pages21
    JournalElectromagnetics
    Volume37
    Issue number6
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 18 Aug 2017

    Keywords

    • Airfoil
    • far-field
    • H-polarized plane wave scattering
    • method of regularization
    • monostatic radar cross section
    • surface current

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