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Pulse Reflection from a Dielectric Discontinuity in a Rectangular Waveguide

By Edward J. Rothwell, Andrew K. Temme, and Benjamin R. Crowgey
Progress In Electromagnetics Research, Vol. 97, 11-25, 2009
doi:10.2528/PIER09090905

Abstract

A simple, closed-form expression for the time-domain reflection coefficient for a pulsed TE10-mode wave incident on a dielectric material discontinuity in a rectangular waveguide is presented. This formula may be used to represent the transient field reflected or transmitted by a dielectric-filled waveguide section, which is useful in material characterization routines. An exponential function approximation to the reflection coefficient is presented, and the formula is validated both numerically and experimentally.

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Edward J. Rothwell, Andrew K. Temme, and Benjamin R. Crowgey, "Pulse Reflection from a Dielectric Discontinuity in a Rectangular Waveguide," Progress In Electromagnetics Research, Vol. 97, 11-25, 2009.
doi:10.2528/PIER09090905
http://jpier.org/PIER/pier.php?paper=09090905

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