In this thesis, a software package called lumerical fdtd solutions is used to optimize the terahertz antenna design the ultimate goal is to design broadband antennas that work efficiently over desired frequency bands the transmission/absorption characteristics of various bowtie antennas were modeled using the software. The finite-difference time-domain (fdtd) especially where geometrical complexities, nonlinearities and multiphysics dominate in this thesis. Optical modeling with fdtd: practical applications with mems and confocal microscopy a thesis presented by christopher jason foster to the department of electrical. This thesis is divided into four chapters to describe the code in general and the specific improvements made to it chapter 1 provides the theoretical basis of. Finite difference time domain (fdtd) phillip orknerf a thesis submitted in partial ful llment of the requirements for the degree of master of science. An abstract of the thesis of catherine a rem ley for the degree of doctor of philosophy in the finite-difference time domain (fdtd) method.
The fdtd simulation program in this thesis is much more powerful than this there are numerous modes for “probe” which is not discussed here. 1 the applications of surface plasmon resonance based on commercial digital disks by xuan dou a thesis presented to the graduate school of the university of florida. Three-dimensional finite-element time-domain modeling of the marine controlled-source electromagnetic method a dissertation submitted to the department of geophysics. Since it is not possible to embody all the progresses and advancements of fdtd into the thesis, the model considered is limited to the fouowings: • active and lumped components include resistors, capacitors, inductors, diodes and ttansistors • all conductors are assumed to be perfect electric conductor. Ii declaration ‘i, huy huynh nguyen, declare that the phd thesis entitled “optical fibre surface plasmon resonance sensors based on a metallic array of sub. This thesis is protected by copyright which belongs to the author this fdtd finite-difference time-domain iata international air transport association.
Thesis optimal design space exploration for fpga-based hardware accelerators: a case study on 1-d fdtd submitted by mugdha puranik department of electrical and. 4 a s nagra and r a york, “fdtd analysis of wave propagation in nonlinear absorbing and gain media,” ieee trans antennas propag 46, 334-340 (1998) 5 y huang, “simulation of semiconductor material using fdtd method,” master thesis, northwestern university, june 2002.
Transient simulation for multiscale chip-package structures using the laguerre-fdtd scheme a thesis simulation for multiscale chip-package structures using the. Analysis of electromagnetic wave propagation using the 3d finite-difference time-domain method with parallel processing william j buchanan a thesis. Coupled surface plasmon structures and applications a thesis submitted to the department of materials science and nanotechnology and the institute of engineering and. Parallel fdtd electromagnetic simulation of dispersive plasmonic nanostructures and opal photonic crystals in the optical frequency range antonino cal a lesina.
The finite-difference time-domain method works by direct solution of maxwell's equations in the time domain and thus explicitly accounts for interference and diffraction in 1, 2 or 3 dimensions fdtd uses the same method as reverse ray tracing in that the emission from a set of dipoles located at user specified locations is integrated/averaged over. The finite-difference time-domain, fdtd, method is applicable to the widest range of problems  11 scope of this thesis the goal of this thesis is to develop an efficient technique by using fdtd method to help analyze and design multi-conductor transmission line (mtl) and microstrip parasitic array. Christ (2003) thesis andreas christ, “analysis and improvement of the numerical properties of the fdtd algorithm,” phd thesis, swiss federal insititute of. This thesis focuses on developing a simulation framework for graphene based devices using ﬁnite-diﬀerence time-domain (fdtd) 2 fdtd modeling of graphene 12.
Finite difference time domain (fdtd) analysis of a leaky traveling wave microstrip antenna thesis gregory m zelinski, first lieutenant, usaf afit/ge/eng/05-24. Thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of coefficient from a half-space filled with a gainy or lossy lorentzian medium using the finite-difference time-domain. A comprehensive comparison of fft-accelerated integral equation methods vs fdtd for bioelectromagnetics by jackson white massey, b s e e thesis.
Analysis of photonic crystal waveguides by the use of fdtd master’s thesis in numerical analysis analysis of photonic crystal waveguides. Plasmonics from metal nanoparticles for solar cell applications a thesis submitted to the department of physics and. Solarex06in : textured cell with fdtd requires: blaze/luminous minimum versions: atlas 5241r this example demonstrates the use of finite difference time. Fdtd modeling of rf and microwave circuits with active and lumped components by bharatha yajaman, be a thesis in electrical engineering submitted to the graduate.