EE256- Numerical Electromagnetics H.O.#1 Marshall June 24, 2008 Summer 2008 COURSE ORGANIZATION INSTRUCTOR: Robert A. Marshall Phone: 650-725-7396 (office) 650-996-6259 (cell) Fax: 650-723-9251 E-mail: [email protected]Office Location/Hours: Packard 306, M/W 1:00-3:00 PM SECRETARY: Shaolan Min / Helen Niu Office/Phone: Packard 356, 650-723-7712 E-mail: [email protected]CONTENT: Finite differencing of partial differential equations. One dimensional wave equation. Finite-Difference Time-Domain (FDTD) form of Maxwell’s equations in three, two and one dimensions. Numerical stability and dispersion. Scattered field formulation for free space and waveguides. Absorbing boundary conditions. FDTD solutions in dispersive material media. Applications: modeling high-speed circuit parameters and simple antennas. Brief review of other numerical electromagnetics methods. TEXTBOOK: Computation Electrodynamics: The Finite-Difference Time-Domain Method , by Allen Taflove and Susan Hagness, 3 nd ed., Artech House, 2005
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