Finite-element domain decomposition through an iterative algorithm: Coupling between cavity-backed slots

Anastasis C. Polycarpou, Constantine A. Balanis

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Abstract

The coupling between multiple cavity-backed slot antennas placed arbitrarily with respect to each other on a flat conducting surface is calculated using an iterative finite element-boundary integral (FE-BI) method in conjunction with domain decomposition. Each cavity is independently analyzed using the hybrid FE-BI approach, whereas the field interaction between the slots is taken into account through an iteration algorithm. The approach provides substantial computational savings both in terms of memory storage and CPU time. The algorithm converges within only a few iterations and the results compare favorably with the hybrid Fe-Bi direct approach..

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAnnual Review of Progress in Applied Computational Electromagnetics
PublisherApplied Computational Electromagnetics Soc
Pages35-42
Number of pages8
Volume1
Publication statusPublished - 2000
Event16th Annual Review of Progress in Applied Computational Electromagnetics (ACES 2000) - Monterey, CA, USA
Duration: 20 Mar 200024 Mar 2000

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Other16th Annual Review of Progress in Applied Computational Electromagnetics (ACES 2000)
CityMonterey, CA, USA
Period20/03/0024/03/00

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    Polycarpou, A. C., & Balanis, C. A. (2000). Finite-element domain decomposition through an iterative algorithm: Coupling between cavity-backed slots. In Annual Review of Progress in Applied Computational Electromagnetics (Vol. 1, pp. 35-42). Applied Computational Electromagnetics Soc.