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Comparison of a recursive T-matrix method and the FDTD method for scattering problems in lossy dispersive soil
Author(s): Scott C. Winton; Adnan Sahin; Carey M. Rappaport; Eric L. Miller
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Paper Abstract

A comparison between two forward solving methods, recursive T- matrix and FDTD, is presented. The strengths and weaknesses of both methods are discussed. The recursive T-matrix method is a fast solver that is well suited to solutions in homogeneous media where the scatterers are bodies of rotation. The FDTD method is best suited to complicated and realistic problems involving inhomogeneities, rough surface interfaces and irregular shaped scatterers. Numeric results from both methods are presented.

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Date Published: 4 September 1998
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 3392, Detection and Remediation Technologies for Mines and Minelike Targets III, (4 September 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.324213
Show Author Affiliations
Scott C. Winton, Northeastern Univ. (United States)
Adnan Sahin, Northeastern Univ. (United States)
Carey M. Rappaport, Northeastern Univ. (United States)
Eric L. Miller, Northeastern Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3392:
Detection and Remediation Technologies for Mines and Minelike Targets III
Abinash C. Dubey; James F. Harvey; J. Thomas Broach, Editor(s)

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