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IEVref: | 705-02-24 | ID: | |

Language: | en | Status: Standard | |

Term: | propagation coefficient | ||

Synonym1: | propagation constant (deprecated) [Preferred] | ||

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Symbol: | γ | ||

Definition: | the complex quantity appearing in the equation:γ
^{j(ωt - φ) - γx}
where A and x, a component of a sinusoidal electromagnetic field at angular frequency ω and initial phase φ, especially in the case of guided propagation by means of a cylindrical surface parallel to Oa(t)x, or for a uniform plane wave
NOTE – Compatible definitions are given in chapters 702 and 726. | ||

Publication date: | 1995-09 | ||

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Internal notes: | 2015-09-29: Symbol corrected from γ to <u><i>γ</i></u>. Also <u>a</u> to <u><i>a</i></u>. See replies from Erik Jacobsson re 705 maths. JGO | ||

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__ a__(t) = Ae

where A and __ γ__ are in principle independent of x, where this expression may represent, along a line parallel to the axis O