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Reflection of waves in an inhomogeneous absorbing medium

Epstein, Paul S. (1930) Reflection of waves in an inhomogeneous absorbing medium. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 16 (10). pp. 627-637. ISSN 0027-8424. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:EPSpnas30a

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Abstract

The problem of wave propagation in a conducting and absorbing medium was approached from the point of view of geometrical optics in a preceding paper.(1) The purpose of it was to answer the question whether it is permissible to apply the ordinary rules for constructing the path of a ray to problems of radio-telegraphy, since certain layers of the atmosphere possess a considerable conductivity.


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Additional Information:Copyright © 1930 by the National Academy of Sciences. Communicated July 21, 1930.
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Deposited By: Tony Diaz
Deposited On:06 Jun 2006
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