International Journal of Antennas and Propagation / 2018 / Article / Fig 7

Research Article

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

Figure 7

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 electron densities; incident wave frequency is set to fin = 10 GHz, and electron collision frequency is set to ν = 500 × 106 Hz.
(a) Eigenfunction, n0 = 5 × 1017 m − 3
(b) FDTD, n0 = 5 × 1017 m−3
(c) Eigenfunction, n0 = 1 × 1018 m−3
(d) FDTD, n0 = 1 × 1018 m−3
(e) Eigenfunction, n0 = 5 × 1018 m−3
(f) FDTD, n0 = 5 × 1018 m−3