# cylindrical wave

## cylindrical wave

[sə′lin·drə·kəl ′wāv]
(electromagnetism)
A wave whose equiphase surfaces form a family of coaxial cylinders.
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The vector C both includes the case of a plane wave propagating at the scalar velocity c, and three-dimensional cases such as those of a cylindrical wave where C has at least two spatial components.
In order to obtain the dispersion curves of the surface wave modes for the plasma column loaded cylindrical wave guide, two different techniques have been used.
In this example, a 2D parallel plate configuration (with thickness [much less than] [lambda]) is studied, and it can be seen how a normal electric source excites a cylindrical wave which is transformed after the lens into a plane wave, i.
The presence of the vias fence was included considering the field scattered from the metallic cylinders expanded in terms of the cylindrical wave functions and enforcing the condition that the electric field tangent on each cylinder was zero.
According to cylindrical wave transformation, the incident electric field can be expanded by an infinite sum of cylindrical wave functions [13]
Consequently, in the case of cylindrical wave of amplitude A, the hypothesis m(r) = [m.
The cylindrical wave on the Gaussian horn aperture has smaller phase error.
Wang Zhi-Liang, "On the Expansion of First-Kind Spherical Wave Functions in Terms of Cylindrical Wave Functions.
6 The Field of Circularly Cylindrical Wave Functions.
The incident field, generated by the Blade Beam reflector antenna on the human body, can be described as a converging cylindrical wave that is mostly polarized in the z-direction.
Naqvi, "An exact solution of the cylindrical wave equation for electromagnetic field in fractional dimensional space," Progress In Electromagnetics Research, Vol.

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