Decay Exponents and Diffraction Coefficients for Surface Waves on Surfaces of Non-Constant Curvature (Classic Reprint)

Decay Exponents and Diffraction Coefficients for Surface Waves on Surfaces of Non-Constant Curvature (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Decay Exponents and Diffraction Coefficients for Surface Waves on Surfaces of Non-Constant Curvature When a wave is incident upon an opaque object large compared to the incident wavelength a shadow is formed. Some radiation penetrates into the Shadow. The first quantitative analysis of this penetration effect for the case of a smooth object was that of G. N. Watson[i]. He showed that the field in the shadow of a sphere consists of a sum of modes. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 54 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 3mm | 86g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243177003
  • 9780243177004