Scattering Theory

Course Information
TitleΘεωρία Σκέδασης / Scattering Theory
Code097
FacultyEngineering
SchoolElectrical and Computer Engineering
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorDimitrios Chrissoulidis
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID600001050

Programme of Study: Electrical and Computer Engineering

Registered students: 2
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
ELECTRICAL ENERGYElective Courses845
ELECTRONICS AND COMPUTER ENGINEERINGElective Courses845
TELECOMMUNICATIONSElective Courses845

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Class ID
600144742
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Understading the fundamentals of the interaction of electromagnetic waves with bodies, natural or artificial, and matter. Development of mathematical skills pertaining to the physics of the exterior radiation problem. Familiarization with basic methods to deal with scattering problems.
General Competences
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Generate new research ideas
Course Content (Syllabus)
Scattering and detection of electromagnetic waves. The radar equation. Scattering cross sections. Polarization features. Doppler shift and doppler spectrum. Stochastic fluctuation. The ambiguity principle. Maxwell's equations. Potentials. The Stratton-Chu equations. Boundary conditions. Formulation of scattering as a radiation problem. Determination of the scattering amplitude. The forward-scattering theorem. The recoprocity theorem. The Huygens principle. The extinction theorem. The specular-point theory. The tangent-plane approximation and the physical-optics theory. The extinction paradox. Stationary-phase approximation. Rayleigh, Born and WKB scattering theory. Scattering by an infinitely long cylinder of circular cross section. The Mie theory of scattering by a sphere.
Keywords
scattering, diffraction, radar cross section
Educational Material Types
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures391.3
Reading Assigment351.2
Tutorial130.4
Project301
Written assigments90.3
Exams240.8
Total1505
Student Assessment
Description
Written examination and/or written report
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative, Summative)
  • Report (Formative, Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Χρυσουλίδη, Δ., Εισαγωγή στη Σκέδαση Ηλεκτρομαγνητικών Κυμάτων. Τζιόλα, σελ. 408, Θεσσαλονίκη, 2004
Additional bibliography for study
A. Ishimaru, Wave Propagation and Scattering in Random Media, vol. 1, Academic Press, New York, 1978. A. Ishimaru, Wave Propagation and Scattering in Random Media, vol. 2, Academic Press, New York, 1978. J.A. Kong, Electromagnetic Wave Theory, Wiley, New York, 1986.
Last Update
19-11-2015