A New FDTD Solution Method without A Marching-On-In-Time Scheme Using Laguerre Polynomials

  • Young-seek Chung
  • Tapan K. Sarkar
  • Baek Ho Jung
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The finite-difference time-domain (FDTD) method has been widely used for the numerical analysis of transient electromagnetic problems because it is conditionally stable and very easy to implement [1]. However, since the FDTD method is an explicit time-marching technique, its time step size should be limited by the well-known CourantFriedich-Lecy (CFL) stability condition. Since the time step is dependent on the smallest length of the cell in a computational domain, this CFL condition may be too restrictive to solve problems with fine structures — thin material, slot, and via.


Time Step Size Finite Difference Time Domain Laguerre Polynomial Shielding Effectiveness FDTD Method 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Young-seek Chung
    • 1
  • Tapan K. Sarkar
    • 1
  • Baek Ho Jung
    • 2
  1. 1.Syracuse UniversitySyracuseNY
  2. 2.Depart. of ICEHosco UniversityAsanKorea

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