Computational Electrodynamics: The Finite-difference Time-domain Method

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Artech House, Jan 1, 1995 - Technology & Engineering - 599 pages
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Written by the pioneer and foremost authority on the subject, this new book is both a comprehensive university textbook and professional/research reference on the finite-difference time-domain (FD-TD) computational solution method for Maxwell's equations. It presents in-depth discussions of: The revolutionary Berenger PML absorbing boundary condition; FD-TD modelling of nonlinear, dispersive, and gain optical materials used in lasers and optical microchips; unstructured FD-TD meshes for modelling of complex systems; 2.5-dimensional body-of-revolution FD-TD algorithms; Linear and nonlinear electronic circuit models, including a seamless tie-in to SPICE; Digital signal postprocessing of FD-TD data; FD-TD modelling of microlaser cavities; and FD-TD software development for the latest Intel and Cray massively parallel computers.

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ChaptetV Introduction to Maxwells Equations and the Yee Algorithm

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Allen Taflove is a professor of electrical and computer engineering at Northwestern University, Evanston, IL. He is also the author of Computational Electrodynamics: The Finite-Difference Time-Domain Method (Artech House 1995).

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