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FAST COMPUTATION OF DIPOLE RADIATION IN STRATIFIED BACKGROUND USING GRAPHICS PROCESSING UNIT

By M. Quinto, S. Boutami, and J. Hazart

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Abstract:
We present the GPUs computation acceleration for a very recurrent electromagnetic problem which is the calculation of the field radiated by electric dipoles in a multilayer structure (Green's tensor in stratified background), based on the well-known Sommerfeld integrals. Using an optimized parallelization scheme, huge computation acceleration is obtained. Applications of such a work are very broad, especially for the modeling of stratified light emitting devices, or as a building block for the calculation of optical scattering by complex shape structures, when using methods as discrete dipole approximation (DDA) or method of moments (MoM) for example.

Citation:
M. Quinto, S. Boutami, and J. Hazart, "Fast Computation of Dipole Radiation in Stratified Background Using Graphics Processing Unit," Progress In Electromagnetics Research M, Vol. 20, 115-126, 2011.
doi:10.2528/PIERM11052505

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