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Wave propagation in the ionosphere

Author: K Rawer
Publisher: Dordrecht ; Boston : Kluwer Academic, ©1993.
Series: Developments in electromagnetic theory and applications, 5.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The contents are presented in four parts and the sequence of these parts reflect the development of ionospheric and propagational research in areas such as space research geophysics and  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: K Rawer
ISBN: 0792307755 9780792307754
OCLC Number: 26257685
Description: xvi, 486 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Ch. 1. Introduction --
Ch. 2. Refraction of radio waves in a plasma. Simplest case --
Ch. 3. Some effects of refraction --
Ch. 4. Properties of a magnetized plasma --
Ch. 5. Electromagnetic waves in a cold gyrotropic plasma --
Ch. 6. Echoes from a plasma layer --
Ch. 7. Propagation of radio waves in a cold magnetoplasma --
Ch. 8. Propagation in the space between Earth and ionosphere (Deka- and hektometer-waves) --
Ch. 9. Propagation in the Earth-ionosphere waveguide (Kilometric and longer waves) --
Ch. 10. Propagation through the ionosphere --
Ch. 11. The real ionosphere: irregularities and acoustic-gravity waves --
Ch. 12. Propagation in structured media --
Ch. 13. Influence of plasma composition and temperature --
Ch. 14. Kinetic theory of a Lorentz plasma --
Ch. 15. The Boltzmann equation of a compressible plasma --
Ch. 16. Waves in a warm isotropic plasma --
Ch. 17. Waves in a warm gyrotropic plasma --
Ch. 18. Plasma waves --
Ch. 19. Plasma under moderate energy input --
Ch. 20. Non-linear phenomena --
Ch. 21. Incoherent scatter --
Ch. 22. Instabilities and resonances --
Ch. 23. Natural (low frequency) emissions --
Ch. 24. Heavy disturbances --
Appendix I: Vectors and dyadics --
Appendix II: Dyadics --
Appendix III. Eigenvalues of dyadics --
Appendix IV. Ray tracing --
Appendix V. Conductivity of magnetized plasmas --
Appendix VI. Special functions --
Appendix VII. Partial reflection and penetration.
Series Title: Developments in electromagnetic theory and applications, 5.
Responsibility: by K. Rawer.
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