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MULTIPLE-GPU-BASED FREQUENCY-DEPENDENT FINITE-DIFFERENCE TIME DOMAIN FORMULATION USING MATLAB PARALLEL COMPUTING TOOLBOX

By W. Shao and W. McCollough

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Abstract:
A parallel frequency-dependent, finite-difference time domain method is used to simulate electromagnetic waves propagating in dispersive media. The method is accomplished by using a single-program-multiple-data mode and tested on up to eight Nvidia Tesla GPUs. The sppedup using different numbers of GPUs is compared and presented in tables and graphics. The results provide recommendations for partitioning data from a 3-D computational model to achieve the best GPU performance.

Citation:
W. Shao and W. McCollough, "Multiple-GPU-Based Frequency-Dependent Finite-Difference Time Domain Formulation Using MATLAB Parallel Computing Toolbox," Progress In Electromagnetics Research M, Vol. 60, 93-100, 2017.
doi:10.2528/PIERM17071704
http://www.jpier.org/pierm/pier.php?paper=17071704

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