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A structure of conductive or dielectric material boundaries used to guide high-frequency electromagnetic and acoustic waves.


(Electronics) electronics a solid rod of dielectric or a hollow metal tube, usually of rectangular cross section, used as a path to guide microwaves



a conduit, as a metal tube, coaxial cable, or strand of glass fibers, used as a conductor or directional transmitter for various kinds of electromagnetic waves.
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Noun1.waveguide - a hollow metal conductor that provides a path to guide microwaves; used in radar
conductor - a device designed to transmit electricity, heat, etc.
microwave radar, radar, radio detection and ranging, radiolocation - measuring instrument in which the echo of a pulse of microwave radiation is used to detect and locate distant objects
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In this study, "Generalized Telegraphist's Equations" [45] or transmission line equations for closed waveguide are utilized to generate the linear equation system of the MoM for the plasma column loaded cylindrical waveguide.
Due to the evanescent field and two very closed waveguide the signal will be migrate to another waveguide alternately.
Chapter 3 covers propagation in closed waveguides, including a study of the consequences of the Lorentz' reciprocity theorem as it is applied to closed waveguides.