Progress In Electromagnetics Research
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By M. G. Araujo, J. M. Bertolo, F. Obelleiro, J. L. Rodriguez, J. M. Taboada, and L. Landesa

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An innovative preconditioner has been developed in this work. It significantly improves the convergence of the iterative solvers applied to electromagnetic radiation problems by a renormalization of the matrix equation. The preconditioner balances the disparities in terms of magnitude and units caused by the strong self-coupling of the antennas, the non-uniformity of the meshes and also by the coexistence of wire and surface basis functions. It can be easily integrated into different electromagnetic solvers with a negligible impact on the computational cost on account of its simple implementation.

M. G. Araujo, J. M. Bertolo, F. Obelleiro, J. L. Rodriguez, J. M. Taboada, and L. Landesa, "Geometry based preconditioner for radiation problems involving wire and surface basis functions," Progress In Electromagnetics Research, Vol. 93, 29-40, 2009.

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