Novel numerical method of the fractional cable equation

  • Y. Chen
  • Chang-Ming ChenEmail author
Original Research


In this article, mainly based on the second order compact approximation of first order derivative, the novel numerical method with second order temporal accuracy and fourth order spatial accuracy is proposed to solve the fractional cable equation. The numerical analysis involving convergence and stability of the novel numerical method subject to strict and detailed discussion. In addition, the numerical experiment strongly support the theoretical analysis results.


The fractional cable equation The second order compact approximation of first order derivative Convergence Stability 

Mathematics Subject Classification

26A33 65M06 65M12 



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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Applied MathematicsXiamen University of TechnologyXiamenChina
  2. 2.School of Mathematical SciencesXiamen UniversityXiamenChina

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