Fields, Networks, Computational Methods, and Systems in Modern Electrodynamics

Fields, Networks, Computational Methods, and Systems in Modern Electrodynamics : A Tribute to Leopold B. Felsen

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On June 1St 2004 the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology of the Technische Universitat Miinchen bestowed the degree of the doctor honoris causa to Leopold B. Felsen, for extraordinary achievements in the theory of electromag- netic fields. On this occasion on June 1St and 2nd 2004 at the Technische Universitat Miinchen a symposium on "Fields, Networks, Computational Methods, and Systems: A Modern View of Engineering Electrodynamics" in honor of Leopold B. Felsen was organized. The symposium topic focused on an important area of Leopold Felsen research interests and, as the title emphasizes, on a modern view of applied Electro- dynamics. While the fundamental physical laws of electrodynamics are well known, research in this field is experiencing a steady continuous growth. The problem -solving approaches of, say, twenty years ago may seem now fairly obsolete since considerable progress has been made in the meantime. In this monograph we collect samples of present day state of the art in dealing with electromagnetic fields, their network theory representation, their computation and, finally, on system applications. The network formulation of field problems can improve the problem formulation and also contribute to the solution methodology. Network theory systematic approaches for circuit analysis are based on the separation of the circuit into the connection circuit and the circuit elements. Many applications in science and technology rely on computations of the electromagnetic field in either man-made or natural complex structures.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 280 pages
  • 155 x 235 x 16.51mm | 480g
  • Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. K
  • Berlin, Germany
  • English
  • Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2004
  • XXX, 280 p.
  • 3642062962
  • 9783642062964

Table of contents

I Fields.- Electrodynamic Modeling of Metamaterials with Negative Refractive Index.- Representation of the Field Excited by a Line Source near a 2D Periodic Artificial Material.- Surface Wave Excitation at Edges in Anisotropic Impedance Surfaces.- Multimode Modeling and Imaging in Nondestructive Testing.- Statistical Aspects of Radar Polarimetry.- On Wave Dynamics Pertaining to Structures with Aperiodic Order.- On Some Elements of the Spectral Theory of Diffraction by Singularities.- The Truncated Floquet Wave Diffraction Theory for Planar Phased Arrays: An Overview.- Efficient Analysis of Cascaded Structures by the Method of Lines (MoL).- II Networks.- Design of Waveguide Filters Using Multiple Irises and Folded Elements.- Lagrangian Equivalences and the Approximation of Fields by Networks.- Network Methods Applied to Multilayered Cylindrical Radiating Structures.- Application of System Identification to Time-Domain Modeling of Electromagnetic Structures.- Hybrid Transmission Line Matrix - Multipole Expansion (TLMME) Method.- III Computational Methods.- EM-Based Simulation of Substrate Coupling in Integrated Circuits.- The Impedance/Admittance Transformation Concept in Engineering Electrodynamics.- Physical-Based Methods for Matrix Compression in Large Array Problems: A Unified View.- Embedding Approach to Handling Complexity in Electromagnetic Field Problems.- TLM Model Order Reduction.- IV Systems.- A New Antenna Principle for Satellite Radio Reception including the Option for Diversity and Multiband Application.- Simulation of Systems Containing Electromagnetic, Analogue and Digital Subsystems.- A Ray-Optical Channel Model for Vehicle-to-Vehicle Communication.- RFID: Ideas for Future Development.- UTD Modelling of Radar Scenes for Coherent Multiband Processing.- Compact Overview of a Scheme for Sensing Shallowly-Buried Objects Beneath a Moderately Rough Interface.
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