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**Staircasing errors due to orthogonal meshing of electromagnetic cavities in FDTD.** / Bourke, Samuel; Dawson, John; Robinson, Martin.

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Bourke, S, Dawson, J & Robinson, M 2016, 'Staircasing errors due to orthogonal meshing of electromagnetic cavities in FDTD'.

Bourke, S., Dawson, J., & Robinson, M. (2016). *Staircasing errors due to orthogonal meshing of electromagnetic cavities in FDTD*.

Bourke S, Dawson J, Robinson M. Staircasing errors due to orthogonal meshing of electromagnetic cavities in FDTD. 2016.

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