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2010-01-27
Weakly Conditionally Stable and Unconditionally Stable FDTD Schemes for 3D Maxwell's Equations
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Progress In Electromagnetics Research B, Vol. 19, 329-366, 2010
Abstract
To overcome the Courant limit on the time step size of the conventional finite-difference time-domain (FDTD) method, some weakly conditionally stable and unconditionally stable FDTD methods have been developed recently. To analyze the relations between these methods theoretically, they are all viewed as approximations of the conventional FDTD scheme in present discussion. The errors between these methods and the conventional FDTD method are presented analytically, and the numerical performances, including computation accuracy, efficiency, and memory requirements, are discussed, by comparing with those of the conventional FDTD method.
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Juan Chen Jianguo Wang , "Weakly Conditionally Stable and Unconditionally Stable FDTD Schemes for 3D Maxwell's Equations," Progress In Electromagnetics Research B, Vol. 19, 329-366, 2010.
doi:10.2528/PIERB09110502
http://www.jpier.org/PIERB/pier.php?paper=09110502
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