In this paper we consider the direct scattering problem of obliquely incident time-harmonic electromagnetic plane waves by an infinitely long dielectric cylinder. We assume that the cylinder and the outer medium are homogeneous and isotropic. From the symmetry of the problem, Maxwell's equations are reduced to a system of two 2D Helmholtz equations in the cylinder and two 2D Helmholtz equations in the exterior domain where the fields are coupled on the boundary. We prove uniqueness and existence of this differential system by formulating an equivalent system of integral equations using the direct method. We transform this system into a Fredholm type system of boundary integral equations in a Sobolev space setting. To handle the hypersingular operators we take advantage of Maue's formula. Applying a collocation method we derive an efficient numerical scheme and provide accurate numerical results using as test cases transmission problems corresponding to analytic fields derived from fundamental solutions.
"The direct scattering problem of obliquely incident electromagnetic waves by a penetrable homogeneous cylinder." J. Integral Equations Applications 28 (1) 91 - 122, 2016. https://doi.org/10.1216/JIE-2016-28-1-91