The effects of cell size on FDTD calculations for cubic structures.
UNSPECIFIED (1999) The effects of cell size on FDTD calculations for cubic structures. In: 13th International Zurich Symposium and Technical Exhibition on Electromagnetic Compatibility, ZURICH, SWITZERLAND, FEB 16-18, 1999. Published in: ELECTROMAGNETIC COMPATIBILITY 1999 pp. 351-356.Full text not available from this repository.
When defining a model for use with the Finite Difference Time Domain (FDTD) method, it is necessary to discretise the problem into rectilinear cells. The size of these cells has an effect on the numerical results. This paper quantifies these effects experimentally, using metallic, cubic structures. The results justify the use of a lambda /10 cell size, giving <3dB variation. These results also show little gain in using smaller cell sizes than this. An interpolation method is introduced to enhance the FDTD calculations, allowing cell sizes as large as <lambda>/5 to be used, thereby reducing computation time and resource requirements.
|Item Type:||Conference Item (UNSPECIFIED)|
|Subjects:||T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering|
|Journal or Publication Title:||ELECTROMAGNETIC COMPATIBILITY 1999|
|Number of Pages:||6|
|Page Range:||pp. 351-356|
|Title of Event:||13th International Zurich Symposium and Technical Exhibition on Electromagnetic Compatibility|
|Location of Event:||ZURICH, SWITZERLAND|
|Date(s) of Event:||FEB 16-18, 1999|
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