Comparing Vectorial FEM-ABC and BEM to Solve Electromagnetic Scattering Problems in 3D

Daniel J. Santos, Ricardo L. S. Adriano, Nathália C. de Lima, João A. Vasconcelos, Elson J. Silva

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This paper presents a quantitative comparison between the vector ï¬nite element method with local absorbing boundary condition (a classic differential technique) and the divergence-conforming boundary element method (an edge-based element integral method) applied in solving three-dimensional electromagnetic scattering problems. The results point out the applicability of each method. For finite element method, three different techniques to calculate far fields are analyzed.

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