Scattering by lossy dielectric nonspherical objects with nonvanishing magnetic susceptibility

Akhlesh Lakhtakia, Vijay K. Varadan, Vasundara V. Varadan

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Using the recently formulated iterative extended boundary condition method (IEBCM) it is shown that the absorption mechanisms in a lossy dielectric object are enhanced by the presence of a nonvanishing magnetic susceptibility. In addition, there is a corresponding reduction in the backscattering cross section. The conditional convergence of the IEBCM algorithm is also proved.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)3057-3060
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Applied Physics
Issue number11
StatePublished - Dec 1 1984


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  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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