Inspec keywords: electromagnetic wave scattering; backscatter; boundary-value problems; S-matrix theory; approximation theory; electron density; plasma electromagnetic wave propagation; electric impedance

Other keywords: impedance boundary conditions; impedance surface; distribution function; cold steady-state plasma; approximate analytical technique; electromagnetic waves scattering; scattering matrix model; backscattering cross section; collisional plasma; stratified plasma cylinder; nonuniform plasma cylinder; scattering coefficients; concentric cylindrical shells; plasma parameters; electron density; density profile; propagation constant; magnetised plasma; wave function

Subjects: Electromagnetic wave propagation in plasma; Interpolation and function approximation (numerical analysis); Electromagnetic wave propagation in plasma; Numerical approximation and analysis