The Numerical Analysis of an Antenna near a Dielectric Object Using the Higher-Order Characteristic Basis Function Method Combined with a Volume Integral Equation

Keisuke KONNO  Qiang CHEN  

Publication
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Communications   Vol.E97-B   No.10   pp.2066-2073
Publication Date: 2014/10/01
Online ISSN: 1745-1345
DOI: 10.1587/transcom.E97.B.2066
Type of Manuscript: Special Section PAPER (Special Section on Recent Progress in Measurement and Design Techniques on Antennas, Propagation and Wireless Systems)
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Keyword: 
Method of Moments (MoM),  higher-order characteristic basis function method,  volume integral equation,  

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Summary: 
The higher-order characteristic basis function method (HO-CBFM) is clearly formulated. HO-CBFM provides results accurately even if a block division is arbitrary. The HO-CBFM combined with a volume integral equation (VIE) is used in the analysis of various antennas in the vicinity of a dielectric object. The results of the numerical analysis show that the HO-CBFM can reduce the CPU time while still achieving the desired accuracy.