Experimental Observation of Sommerfeld and Brillouin Precursors in the Microwave Domain

Phys. Rev. Lett. 22, 1201 – Published 2 June 1969
Peter Pleshko and István Palócz


An experimental investigation of transient electromagnetic wave propagation in the microwave frequency range related to the theoretical investigation of Sommerfeld and Brillouin is reported. Both the Sommerfeld and Brillouin precursors are shown experimentally.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.22.1201

  • Received 2 May 1969
  • Published in the issue dated 2 June 1969

© 1969 The American Physical Society

Authors & Affiliations

Peter Pleshko

  • IBM Research Center, Yorktown Heights, New York 10598

István Palócz

  • New York University, Bronx, New York 10453

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