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A New Efficient FDTD Time-to-Frequency-Domain Conversion Algorithm

By Yan Hui Liu, Qing Huo Liu, and Zai-Ping Nie
Progress In Electromagnetics Research, Vol. 92, 33-46, 2009


The time-to-frequency-domain conversion is often required in many applications of the finite-difference time-domain (FDTD) method. This paper presents a new FDTD time-to-frequencydomain conversion algorithm based on the optimization of nonuniform fast Fourier transform (NUFFT) with several redundancy-reduction techniques. The proposed algorithm can perform the FDTD conversion at multiple desired frequencies without the limitation of uniformly spaced frequencies in the fast Fourier transform (FFT). In addition, with a very low storage cost, the algorithm can be much more efficient than other FDTD conversion techniques if a moderate number of frequencies or more are of interest. This algorithm is very useful for some FDTD applications.


Yan Hui Liu, Qing Huo Liu, and Zai-Ping Nie, "A New Efficient FDTD Time-to-Frequency-Domain Conversion Algorithm," Progress In Electromagnetics Research, Vol. 92, 33-46, 2009.


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