Electromagnetic Scattering from Random Media by Timothy R. Field
Look inside with Google Book Preview
Electromagnetic Scattering from Random Media
By Timothy R. Field

Electromagnetic Scattering from Random Media

By (author) See other recent books by Timothy R. Field
Format: Hardback

Normal Price: $176.95
Your Price: $159.26 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $17.69! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $7.96 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply

Electromagnetic Scattering from Random Media by Timothy R. Field

Book Description

The book develops the dynamical theory of scattering from random media from first principles. Its key findings are to characterize the time evolution of the scattered field in terms of stochastic differential equations, and to illustrate this framework in simulation and experimental data analysis. The physical models contain all correlation information and higher order statistics, which enables radar and laser scattering experiments to be interpreted. An emphasis is placed on the statistical character of the instantaneous fluctuations, as opposed to ensemble average properties. This leads to various means for detection, which have important consequences in radar signal processing and statistical optics. The book is also significant also because it illustrates how ideas in mathematical finance can be applied to physics problems in which non-Gaussian noise processes play an essential role. This pioneering book represents a significant advance in this field, and should prove valuable to leading edge researchers and practitioners at the postgraduate level and above.

Buy Electromagnetic Scattering from Random Media book by Timothy R. Field from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780198570776
ISBN-10: 0198570775
Format: Hardback
(242mm x 161mm x 14mm)
Pages: 200
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 18-Dec-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom


» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Electromagnetic Scattering from Random Media book by Timothy R. Field and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write a book review

Author Biography - Timothy R. Field

Dr Timothy R. Field Associate Professor McMaster University Ontario, Canada Timothy Field studied undergraduate mathematics at King's College, Cambridge University, and went on to receive a doctorate in mathematics from New College and the Mathematical Institute, Oxford University in 1997, where he studied mathematical physics under Sir Roger Penrose. He formerly held a UK government sponsored research fellowship for research into stochastic techniques in electromagnetic scattering problems. Currently Timothy is an Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, an Associate Member in the Department of Mathematics, and faculty member of the Brain Body Institute at McMaster University, Canada. He was recently awarded a five year NSERC Discovery grant for his pioneering research into 'Applications of stochastic differential equations to electromagnetic phenomena'. He has lectured worldwide on topics in mathematical physics.

Boomerang Bucks close

For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.

Recent books by Timothy R. Field close
BoomerangBooks.com.au close