Axisymmetric escitation of spherical segment by an impulse dipole

1Budanov, OV, 1Prosvirnin, SL
1Institute of Radio Astronomy of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kharkiv, Ukraine
Kosm. nauka tehnol. 1997, 3 ;(1):78–82
Section: Spacecraft Dynamics and Control
Publication Language: Russian
We consider an algorithm for calculating electromagnetic fields created by a transient electrical dipole near an ideally conducting sphere or near a spherical segment. In the solution of this problem, an integral equation with unknown current density on the sphere surface is used. This equation is solved in the time domain by the method of moments. This technique can be applied in modeling fields of spark discharges near spherical conducting objects
Keywords: electric field, spacecraft environment
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