The Complex Wave Number k and the Normalizing Factor Δ
The characteristics of antennas described and tabulated in this volume are obtained from solutions of Maxwell’s equations in an infinite, homogeneous, isotropic medium characterized by the complex permittivity ε = ε0εr = ε0(ε r ʺ - jε r ʹ ), the complex conductivity σ = σʹ — jσʺ, and the real permeability μ = μ0μr In such a medium Maxwell’s equations have the form
$$\bigtriangledown \times E = -j\omega B,\;\;\;\;\bigtriangledown \cdot E = 0$$
$$\bigtriangledown \times B = \mu (\sigma + j\omega \varepsilon)E,\;\;\;\;\bigtriangledown \cdot B = 0$$
KeywordsIsotropic Medium Complex Permittivity Effective Conductivity Wave Impedance Complex Conductivity
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