Lecture Notes

This section contains links to a selection of the lecture notes for the course. The remaining lectures, cited in this section, are based on the following text: Amazon logo Tsang, L., J. A. Kong, K. H. Ding, and C. O. Ao. Scattering of Electromagnetic Waves. New York, NY: John Wiley & Sons, 2001. ISBN: 0471388009.

Lecture 1: Characterization of Left-handed Materials (PDF)

Lecture 2: Dispertion Relations in Left-handed Materials (PDF - 2.4 MB)

Lecture 3: Green's Functions for Planarly Layered Media (PDF)

Lecture 4: Green's Functions for Planarly Layered Media (continued) (PDF)

Lecture 5: Integral Equations in Electromagnetics (PDF)

Lecture 6: The Method of Moments in Electromagnetics (PDF)

Lecture 7: Time Domain Method of Moments (PDF)

Lecture 8: Scattering and Emission by a Periodic Rough Surface, Chapter 3

Lecture 9: Study of EM Waves in Periodic Structures (PDF)
Study of EM Waves in Periodic Structures (Mathematical Details) (PDF)

Lecture 10: Study of EM Waves in Periodic Structures: Photonic Crystals and Negative Refraction (PDF - 1.5 MB)

Lecture 11: Electromagnetic Scattering by Single Particle, Chapter 1

Lecture 12: Basic Theory of Electromagnetic Scattering, Chapter 2; Fundamentals of Random Scattering, Chapter 3; Radiative Transfer Theory, Chapter 7

Lecture 13: Fundamentals of Random Scattering, Chapter 3; Scattering and Emission by Layered Media, Chapter 5

Lecture 14: Solution Techniques of Radiative Transfer Theory, Chapter 8; Volume Scattering Simulations, Chapter 7

Lecture 15: Volume Scattering Simulations, Chapter 7; 1-D Random Rough Surface Scattering, Chapter 9

Lecture 16: Scattering and Emission by a Periodic Rough Surface, Chapter 3