Fast finite difference time domain analysis of microstrip patch antennas

EM Daniel, CJ Railton

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Although the finite-difference-time-domain method has been successfully used to model microstrip-fed patch antennas, this has been achieved using uniform grids. The authors show that by using nonuniform grids, in conjunction with first-order absorbing boundaries and broadband excitation, a drastic reduction in computation time can be achieved. Comparison with published data shows no loss in accuracy
Translated title of the contributionFast Finite Difference Time Domain Analysis of Microstrip Patch Antennas
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationUnknown
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Pages414 - 417
Number of pages3
ISBN (Print)078031447, 0780301447
Publication statusPublished - 24 Jun 1991
EventInternational Symposium of Antennas and Propagation Society - Ontario, Canada
Duration: 24 Jun 1991 → …


ConferenceInternational Symposium of Antennas and Propagation Society
Period24/06/91 → …

Bibliographical note

Conference Proceedings/Title of Journal: Digest IEEE AP-S Symposium, London, Ont
Rose publication type: Conference contribution

Sponsorship: The work presented has been funded by the Science and Engineering Research Council, UK and British Aerospace Dynamics Ltd., Filton, Bristol, UK.

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  • microstrip antennas
  • time-domain analysis

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