Fifty years of high frequency diffraction

Constantine Balanis, Levent Sevgi, Pyotr Ya Ufimtsev

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The study of high frequency diffraction phenomena mostly associated with geometrical theory of diffraction, uniform theory of diffraction, physical theory of diffraction, and their alternatives is reviewed. Several examples illustrate these theories and their applications in antennas and scattering problems.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)394-402
Number of pages9
JournalInternational Journal of RF and Microwave Computer-Aided Engineering
Issue number4
StatePublished - Jul 2013


  • GO
  • GTD
  • PO
  • PTD
  • UTD
  • diffraction
  • electromagnetics
  • high frequency asymptotics

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Science Applications
  • Computer Graphics and Computer-Aided Design
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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