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ANALYSIS OF SCATTERING FROM COMPOSITE CONDUCTOR AND DIELECTRIC OBJECTS USING SINGLE INTEGRAL EQUATION METHOD AND MLFMA BASED ON JMCFIE

By H.-L. Sun, C.-M. Tong, and P. Peng

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Abstract:
A highly efficient hybrid method of single integral equation (SIE) and electric/magnetic current combined field integral equation (JMCFIE) is presented, named as SJMCFIE, for analysing scattering from composite conductor and dielectric objects, in which, SIE can reduce one half unknowns in dielectric region. The resultant matrix equation of SJMCFIE can be represented in the iteration form, which makes the computation complexity reduced further, and coupling mechanism of composite model becomes more explicit. For accelerating matrix-vector multiplications (MVMs), Multilevel Fast Multipole Algorithm (MLFMA) is employed to combine SJMCFIE to formulate SJMCFIE-MLFMA at last, which is the extension of SIE-MLFMA in the proposed reference. Finally, some examples verify the new hybrid method on accuracy, memory storage, computation efficiency compared to SIE-MLFMA and JMCFIE-MLFMA. Besides, SJMCFIE-MLFMA can also be used to analyse the complete coated model's scattering.

Citation:
H.-L. Sun, C.-M. Tong, and P. Peng, "Analysis of Scattering from Composite Conductor and Dielectric Objects Using Single Integral Equation Method and MLFMA Based on JMCFIE," Progress In Electromagnetics Research M, Vol. 52, 141-152, 2016.
doi:10.2528/PIERM16081306

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