
Department of
Applied Mathematics & Theoretical Physics



Dr Mark Spivack
Waves Group ,
Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, University
of Cambridge
Research interests and
projects
 Wave propagation and scattering by rough surfaces and random
media
 Applications to electromagnetic and acoustic propagation
 Inverse problems in wave scattering and coastal evolution
 Cambridge eScience Centre: Electromagnetic
scattering
Directories and files
Some lecture
notes
More lecture
notes
JAVA Examples
[Parent
directory]
[under construction]
Results
FIGS
Selected Papers
Random medium:
Changing source angle (mpg)
Source location changing vertically (gif)
Source location changing vertically (mpg)
Change with scattering strength/wavelength (gif)
Change with scattering strength/wavelength (mpg)
Numerical calculations:
f117a
f117b
f117c
Propagation through a random medium due to moving
source (incident from the left)
:
Radar propagation through evaporation duct over smooth sea surface
Propagation over rough sea surface
The following shows changing bathymetry of a UK coastal region (Gt
Yarmouth) 35x20 km over 140 years: