Radar cross section of a planar fractal tree
Morgan, Michael A.
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Electromagnetic scattering from trees and vegetation is of prime importance in radar and remote sensing. The actual problem of scattering from trees is rather complicated and involves three dimensional scattering from lossy, electrically large, and randomly oriented objects. In this thesis, the radar cross section of a planar fractal tree is considered. Although a planar tree is far from being real, scattering from it shed light on the scattering phenomenon from an actual tree. The planar tree is generated using fractal geometry and its branches are considered perfectly conducting. The tree is illuminated by a plane wave and the problem is solved using the moment method. Data is presented for the radar cross section for different branching angles of the tree and at different frequencies
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