The finite-difference time-domain (FDTD) method has revolutionized antenna design and electromagnetics engineering. Here's a cutting-edge book that focuses on the performance optimization and engineering applications of FDTD simulation systems. Covering the latest developments in this area, this unique resource offer professionals expert advice on the FDTD method, hardware platforms, and network systems. Moreover the book offers guidance in distinguishing between the many different electromagnetics software packages on the market today. Professionals also find a complete chapter dedicated to large multi-scale problem solving. This practical reference is supported with 250 illustrations, 128 equations, and 11 appendixes filled with helpful data processing techniques related to the FDTD method.
Wenhua Yu is a visiting professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering of Pennsylvania State University and a group leader of Electromagnetic Communication Lab. He is a director of Electromagnetic Communication Institute of Communication University of China. He is also the coauthor of Parallel Finite-Difference Time-Domain Method (Artech House, 2006). Raj Mittra is a professor in the Electrical Engineering Department of Pennsylvania State University and the Director of the Electromagnetic Communication Laboratory. He has served as the editor of the prominent journal, Transactions of the Antennas and Propagation Society. He is also the coauthor of Parallel Finite-Difference Time-Domain Method (Artech House, 2006). Professor Mittra won the IEEE Millennium medal in 2000, the IEEE/AP-S Distinguished Achievement Award in 2002, the AP-S Chen-To Tai Distinguished Educator Award in 2004, and the IEEE Electromagnetics Award in 2005.
Preface. Introduction to Computational Electromagnetics. FDTD Optimization and Acceleration Techniques. Parallel FDTD Method and Systems. Electromagnetic Simulation Techniques. EM Simulation Software Benchmarks. Large Multi-Scale Problem Solving. Appendices. Index.