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Attachment Modes in the Method of Moments in Time-Domain

By Elson Agastra, Giuseppe Pelosi, and Stefano Selleri
Progress In Electromagnetics Research B, Vol. 46, 317-336, 2013
doi:10.2528/PIERB12101702

Abstract

Efficient and accurate modeling of electromagnetic structures is valuable in antenna analysis and design, and time domain solutions are at a premium over frequency domain in the case of ultra wide band signals or transients. Among the full wave electromagnetic methods in time domain the method of moments in time domain (MoM-TD) is very interesting. Such a method can be implemented, as for frequency domain, either resorting to a thin wire approximation or to a surface patch model. Depending on the structure to be analyzed one or the other is most convenient. For heterogeneous structures both implementations might be needed, and the problem of the attachment between a perfectly conducting thin wire and a perfectly conducting surface is hence relevant. In this paper attachment modes are introduced in MoM-TD. The solution is validated on a test case and against another numerical technique.

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Elson Agastra, Giuseppe Pelosi, and Stefano Selleri, "Attachment Modes in the Method of Moments in Time-Domain," Progress In Electromagnetics Research B, Vol. 46, 317-336, 2013.
doi:10.2528/PIERB12101702
http://www.jpier.org/PIERB/pier.php?paper=12101702

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