International Journal of Antennas and Propagation / 2018 / Article / Fig 6

Research Article

Finite-Difference Time Domain Techniques Applied to Electromagnetic Wave Interactions with Inhomogeneous Plasma Structures

Figure 6

Comparison between the magnitude of the electric field, in volts/meter, within the cylinder obtained by the eigenfunction method and the FDTD simulation for different incident frequencies; electron density is set to n0 = 5 × 1017 m−3, and electron collision frequency is set to ν = 500 × 106 Hz.
(a) Eigenfunction, fin = 5 GHz
(b) FDTD, fin = 5 GHz
(c) Eigenfunction, fin = 10 GHz
(d) FDTD, fin = 10 GHz
(e) Eigenfunction, fin = 15 GHz
(f) FDTD, fin = 15 GHz