On Precision of Solutions by Finite-Difference Time-Domain Method of Different Mesh Spacings

Masao KODAMA  Mitsuru KUNINAKA  

Publication
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Communications   Vol.E76-B   No.3   pp.315-317
Publication Date: 1993/03/25
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Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: LETTER
Category: Antennas and Propagation
Keyword: 
precision,  finite-difference time-domain method,  electromagnetic field,  optimum mesh spacing,  

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Summary: 
When we study time-domain electromagnetic fields, we frequently use the finite-difference time-domain (FD-TD) method. In this paper, we discuss errors of the FD-TD method and present the optimum mesh spacings in the FD-TD method when the three mesh spacings are different.