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3-DIMENSIONAL IMPLEMENTATION OF THE FIELD ITERATIVE METHOD FOR CAVITY MODELING

By C.-F. Wang, Y. Xu, and Y.-B. Gan

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Abstract:
The analysis of electromagnetic scattering from cavity structure is very important to many practical applications. The field iterative method (FIM) is one of the promising methods to deal with the cavity problem. In this paper, 3-dimensional (3D) FIM has been implemented using Rao-Wilton-Glisson (RWG) basis function and an accurate equivalent model of the cavity. Two testing procedures, a newly developed point matching and conventional Galerkin's methods, have been discussed for better and simpler implementation of the 3D FIM. Numerical results show that the accuracy of the 3D implementation of FIM using the newly developed point matching method is the same as that of the conventional Galerkin's method. The numerical results also show that the simpler implementation of 3D FIM using the point matching method converges very fast for all the tested cases.

Citation: (See works that cites this article)
C.-F. Wang, Y. Xu, and Y.-B. Gan, "3-Dimensional Implementation of the Field Iterative Method for Cavity Modeling," Progress In Electromagnetics Research, Vol. 47, 27-47, 2004.
doi:10.2528/PIER03081401
http://www.jpier.org/PIER/pier.php?paper=0308141

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