Development of Computational 3D MoM Algorithm for Nanoplasmonics

Nadson W. P. de Souza, Karlo Q. da Costa, Victor Dmitriev

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In this paper, we present an algorithm for full-wave electromagnetic analysis of nanoplasmonic structures. We use the three-dimensional Method of Moments to solve the electric field integral equation. The computational algorithm is developed in the language C. As examples of application of the code, the problems of scattering from a nanosphere and a rectangular nanorod are analyzed. The calculated characteristics are the near field distribution and the spectral response of these nanoparticles. The convergence of the method for different discretization sizes is also discussed.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S2179-10742013000200025

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