Radar cross section evaluation of the square trihedral corner reflector using PO and MEC

Anastasis C. Polycarpou, Constantine Balanis, Panayiotis A. Tirakas

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Abstract

Corner reflectors are very interesting radar targets because they provide a large bistatic or monostatic radar cross section over a broad range of observation angles and frequencies. Several researchers in the past have analyzed the scattering properties of dihedral corner reflectors using either GO together with GTD or PO together with PTD. In this analysis, Physical Optics (PO) and Method of Equivalent Currents (MEC) were applied on the square trihedral corner reflector to evaluate its monostatic radar cross section. PO was used for the calculations of first, second, and third reflections from the trihedral plates, whereas MEC was used for the calculation of the first order diffractions from the edges.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationAP-S International Symposium (Digest) (IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society)
Editors Anon
Place of PublicationPiscataway, NJ, United States
PublisherPubl by IEEE
Pages1428-1431
Number of pages4
Volume3
ISBN (Print)0780312465
StatePublished - 1993
EventProceedings of the IEEE 1993 International Symposium Digest of Antennas and Propagation - Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Duration: Jun 28 1993Jul 2 1993

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OtherProceedings of the IEEE 1993 International Symposium Digest of Antennas and Propagation
CityAnn Arbor, MI, USA
Period6/28/937/2/93

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Physical optics
Radar cross section
Radar
Diffraction
Scattering

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  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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Polycarpou, A. C., Balanis, C., & Tirakas, P. A. (1993). Radar cross section evaluation of the square trihedral corner reflector using PO and MEC. In Anon (Ed.), AP-S International Symposium (Digest) (IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society) (Vol. 3, pp. 1428-1431). Piscataway, NJ, United States: Publ by IEEE.

Radar cross section evaluation of the square trihedral corner reflector using PO and MEC. / Polycarpou, Anastasis C.; Balanis, Constantine; Tirakas, Panayiotis A.

AP-S International Symposium (Digest) (IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society). ed. / Anon. Vol. 3 Piscataway, NJ, United States : Publ by IEEE, 1993. p. 1428-1431.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Polycarpou, AC, Balanis, C & Tirakas, PA 1993, Radar cross section evaluation of the square trihedral corner reflector using PO and MEC. in Anon (ed.), AP-S International Symposium (Digest) (IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society). vol. 3, Publ by IEEE, Piscataway, NJ, United States, pp. 1428-1431, Proceedings of the IEEE 1993 International Symposium Digest of Antennas and Propagation, Ann Arbor, MI, USA, 6/28/93.
Polycarpou AC, Balanis C, Tirakas PA. Radar cross section evaluation of the square trihedral corner reflector using PO and MEC. In Anon, editor, AP-S International Symposium (Digest) (IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society). Vol. 3. Piscataway, NJ, United States: Publ by IEEE. 1993. p. 1428-1431
Polycarpou, Anastasis C. ; Balanis, Constantine ; Tirakas, Panayiotis A. / Radar cross section evaluation of the square trihedral corner reflector using PO and MEC. AP-S International Symposium (Digest) (IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society). editor / Anon. Vol. 3 Piscataway, NJ, United States : Publ by IEEE, 1993. pp. 1428-1431
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