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Introduction

  • Leopold B. Felsen
  • Mauro Mongiardo
  • Peter Russer
Chapter

Many applications in science and technology rely increasingly on electromagnetic field computations in either man-made or natural complex structures [1]. Wireless communication systems, for example, pose challenging problems with respect to field propagation prediction, microwave hardware design, compatibility issues, biological hazards, etc. Because different problems have their own combination of geometrical features and scales, frequency ranges, dielectric inhomogeneities, etc., no single method is best suited for handling all possible cases; instead, a combination of methods (hybridization) is needed to attain the greatest flexibility and efficiency.

Keywords

Fast Multipole Method Perfect Electric Conductor Perfect Magnetic Conductor Natural Complex Structure Transmission Line Matrix 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Leopold B. Felsen
    • 1
  • Mauro Mongiardo
    • 2
  • Peter Russer
    • 3
  1. 1.Dept. Aerospace & Mechanical EngineeringBoston UniversityBostonUSA
  2. 2.Dipartimento di Ingegneria Elettronica e dell ’InformationeUniversità PerugiaItaly
  3. 3.Fak. Elektro- und Informationstechnik LS für HochfrequenztechnikTU Müenchen80333 MuenchenGermany

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