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Accession Number ADA566251
Title Tensor Impedance Surfaces.
Publication Date Nov 2010
Media Count 5p
Personal Author A. Kabakian
Abstract We have investigated and determined how the tensor properties of an impedance surface can be shaped to control and steer surface waves in a very general way, all the while preserving phase information. Two findings made this possible. First, it was discovered through eigenvalue analysis that a TM or TE surface bound wave tends to favor strongly propagation along one of the principal axes of its tensor impedance matrix. This is illustrated by the series of simulations shown in Figure 1 for the case of a TM wave, which favors propagation along the shorter principal axis.
Keywords Impedance
Surface waves
Wave propagation

Source Agency Non Paid ADAS
NTIS Subject Category 72B - Algebra, Analysis, Geometry, & Mathematical Logic
46 - Physics
Corporate Author Hughes Research Labs., Malibu, CA.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note Final performance rept. 30 Sep 2009-30 Nov 2010.
NTIS Issue Number 1306
Contract Number FA9550-09-C-0198

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