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Workspace Group PropagationMatrix

The propagation matrix data is help by this type

This type is related to StokesVector

The data type is Tensor4 in units of [1/m]

The dimensionality is kept as:

Number of frequencies as Index (usually from f_grid)
Number of zenith angles as Index 
Number of azimuth angles as Index 
The Stokes dimension as Index (usually from stokes_dim)

An individual propagation matrix (i.e., for a given frequency, zenith,
and azimuth angle) follows certain symmetries depending on the Stokes

For Stokes dimension 4:

K11  K12  K13  K14
K12  K11  K23  K24
K13 -K23  K11  K34
K14 -K24 -K34  K11

For Stokes dimension 3:

K11  K12  K13
K12  K11  K23
K13 -K23  K11

For Stokes dimension 2:

K11  K12
K12  K11

For Stokes dimension 1:


The propagation matrix make use of these symmetries to computate the matrix inverses and exponents
required to turn the data into a TransmissionMatrix (with information about the distance)

Specific methods that can generate PropagationMatrix

Generic and supergeneric methods that can generate PropagationMatrix

Specific methods that require variables of group PropagationMatrix

Generic and supergeneric methods that can use PropagationMatrix

Workspace Variables of group PropagationMatrix