The authors demonstrate how the accuracy, speed, and flexibility of finite-difference time-domain (FDTD) analysis can be improved for the modeling of MMIC structures. Correction factors, obtained from the known behavior of static fields close to discontinuities, can be incorporated into the algorithm for application in the regions of high field variation where errors would otherwise occur. Application is made to both enclosed and open microstrip structures
|Translated title of the contribution||The Incorporation of Static Field Solutions into the Finite Difference Time Domain Algorithm|
|Pages (from-to)||986 - 994|
|Number of pages||8|
|Journal||IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques|
|Publication status||Published - May 1992|
Bibliographical notePublisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
Rose publication type: Journal article
Sponsorship: The authors would like to thank the U.K. Science and Engineering Research and GEC-Marconi Materials Research (Caswell) for the provision of a case award and financial support.
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- finite difference time domain method (FDTD)