An Efficient Method to Reduce the Numerical Dispersion in the HIE-FDTD Scheme
Juan Chen, Anxue Zhang
DOI: 10.4236/wet.2011.21005   PDF   HTML   XML   5,740 Downloads   9,662 Views   Citations


A parameter optimized approach for reducing the numerical dispersion of the 3-D hybrid implicit-explicit finite-difference time-domain (HIE-FDTD) is presented in this letter. By adding a parameter into the HIE-FDTD formulas, the error of the numerical phase velocity can be controlled, causing the numerical dispersion to decrease significantly. The numerical stability and dispersion relation are presented analytically, and numerical experiments are given to substantiate the proposed method.

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J. Chen and A. Zhang, "An Efficient Method to Reduce the Numerical Dispersion in the HIE-FDTD Scheme," Wireless Engineering and Technology, Vol. 2 No. 1, 2011, pp. 30-36. doi: 10.4236/wet.2011.21005.

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