Computational Electrodynamics: The Finite-Difference Time-Domain Method / Edition 3 available in Hardcover
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- Artech House, Incorporated
This extensively revised and expanded third edition of the Artech House bestseller, Computational Electrodynamics: The Finite-Difference Time-Domain Method, offers engineers the most up-to-date and definitive resource on this critical method for solving Maxwell's equations. The method helps practitioners design antennas, wireless communications devices, high-speed digital and microwave circuits, and integrated optical devices with unsurpassed efficiency. There has been considerable advancement in FDTD computational technology over the past few years, and the third edition brings professionals the very latest details with entirely new chapters on important techniques, major updates on key topics, and new discussions on emerging areas such as nanophotonics. What's more, to supplement the third edition, the authors have created a Web site with solutions to problems, downloadable graphics and videos, and updates, making this new edition the ideal textbook on the subject as well.
About the Author
Dr. Allen Taflove has pioneered the finite-difference time-domain method since 1972, and is a leading authority in the field of computational electrodynamics. He is a professor at Northwestern University, where he also received his B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees. A Fellow of IEEE, Dr. Taflove is listed on ISIHighlyCited.comSM as one of the most-cited researchers in the world. Dr. Susan Hagness is an associate professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She received her B.S. and Ph.D. degrees from Northwestern University. A senior member of IEEE, Dr. Hagness has received many awards and recognitions including the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers and the MIT TR100 award as one of the top 100 young innovators in the world.
Table of Contents
Electrodynamics Entering the 21st Century. The One-Dimensional Scalar Wave Equation. Introduction to Maxwell's Equations and the Yee Algorithm. Numerical Dispersion and Stability. Incident Wave Source Conditions. Analytical Absorbing Boundary Conditions. Perfectly Matched Layer Absorbing Boundary Conditions. Near-to-Far-Field Transformation. Dispersive, Nonlinear, and Gain Materials. Local Subcell Models of Fine Geometrical Features. Nonuniform Grids, Nonorthogonal Grids, Unstructured Grids, and Subgrids. Bodies of Revolution. Periodic Structures. Modeling of Antennas. High-Speed Electronic Circuits with Active and Nonlinear Components. Photonics. Advances in PSTD Techniques. Advances in Unconditionally Stable Techniques. Advances in Hybrid FDTD-FEM Techniques. Advances in Hardware Acceleration for FDTD.