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Mathematical Modeling of Wave Propagation Considering the Atmospheric Effects and Its Application

대기 효과를 고려한 전파 전달의 수학적 모델링 및 응용

  • Received : 2015.10.02
  • Accepted : 2016.01.18
  • Published : 2016.02.29

Abstract

In this paper, we propose a method that represents a mathematical form of wave propagation by using the fact the refractive index determining wave propagation characteristic is a function of altitude. Proposed method uses Snell's law that expresses relationship between incident angle and refraction angle when incident wave passes medium having a different refractive index. We present the simulation results about wave propagation by setting the square of refractive index in the form of the polynomial for altitude and show that it is possible to estimate the coefficients of the polynomial through the angle information from vertical axis of multiple radar systems.

Keywords

Wave Propagation;Refractive Index;Real-Time Radiosonde Information;Maximum Likelihood Estimation;Zero-Finding Problem

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