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SOLVING MIXED DIELECTRIC/CONDUCTING SCATTERING PROBLEM USING ADAPTIVE INTEGRAL METHOD

By W.-B. Ewe, J. L.-W. Li, and M.-S. Leong

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Abstract:
This paper presents the adaptive integral method (AIM) utilized to solve scattering problem of mixed dielectric/conducting objects. The scattering problem is formulated using the Poggio-Miller- Chang-Harrington-Wu-Tsai (PMCHWT) formulation and the electric field integral equation approach for the dielectric and conducting bodies, respectively. The integral equations solved using these approaches can eliminate the interior resonance of dielectric bodies and produce accurate results. The method of moments (MoM) is applied to discretize the integral equations and the resultant matrix system is solved by an iterative solver. The AIM is used then to reduce the memory requirement for storage and to speed up the matrix-vector multiplication in the iterative solver. Numerical results are finally presented to demonstrate the accuracy and efficiency of the technique.

Citation: (See works that cites this article)
W.-B. Ewe, J. L.-W. Li, and M.-S. Leong, "Solving Mixed Dielectric/Conducting Scattering Problem Using Adaptive Integral Method," Progress In Electromagnetics Research, Vol. 46, 143-163, 2004.
doi:10.2528/PIER03091001
http://www.jpier.org/PIER/pier.php?paper=0309101

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