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The Maxwell Equations

  • David Colton
  • Rainer Kress
Chapter
Part of the Applied Mathematical Sciences book series (AMS, volume 93)

Abstract

Up until now, we have considered only the direct and inverse obstacle scattering problem for time-harmonic acoustic waves. In the following two chapters, we want to extend these results to obstacle scattering for time-harmonic electromagnetic waves. As in our analysis on acoustic scattering, we begin with an outline of the solution of the direct problem.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • David Colton
    • 1
  • Rainer Kress
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Mathematical SciencesUniversity of DelawareNewarkUSA
  2. 2.Institut für Numerische und Angewandte MathematikGeorg-August-Universität GöttingenGöttingenGermany

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