International Journal of Antennas and Propagation / 2018 / Article / Fig 8

Research Article

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

Figure 8

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 collision frequencies; incident wave frequency is set to fin = 10 GHz, and electron density is set to n0 = 5 × 1017 m−3.
(a) Eigenfunction, ν = 500 × 106 Hz
(b) FDTD, ν = 500 × 106 Hz
(c) Eigenfunction, ν = 500 × 107 Hz
(d) FDTD, ν = 500 × 107 Hz
(e) Eigenfunction, ν = 500 × 108 Hz
(f) FDTD, ν = 500 × 108 Hz