Document Type

Article

Date

2008

Embargo Period

1-2012

Keywords

Time-domain integral equation, TDIE, Marching-on in time method, MOT, Marching-on in degree, MOD, Laguerre polynomials

Language

English

Disciplines

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Description/Abstract

One of the most popular methods to solve a time-domain integral equation (TDIE) is the marching-on in time (MOT) method. Recently, a new method called marching-on in degree (MOD) that uses Laguerre polynomials as temporal basis functions has been developed to eliminate the late time instability of the MOT method. The use of an entire domain basis for the time variable eliminates the requirement of a Courant condition, as there is no time variable involved in the field calculation. This is possible as in the procedure the time and the space variables can be separated analytically. A comparison is presented 282 Jung et al. between these two methods from the standpoint of formulation, stability, cost, and accuracy. Numerical results are presented to illustrate these features in the comparison.

 
 

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