Structured Mesh Generation: Open-source automatic nonuniform mesh generation for FDTD simulation

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This article describes a cuboid structured mesh generator suitable for 3D numerical modelling using techniques such as finite-difference time-domain (FDTD) and transmission-line matrix (TLM). The mesh generator takes as its input an unstructured triangular surface mesh such as is available from many CAD systems, determines a suitable variable mesh discretisation and generates solid and surface meshes in a format suitable for import by the numerical solver. The mesher is implemented in the MATLAB language and is available as open source software.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)45-55
JournalIEEE Antennas and Propagation Magazine
Issue number3
Early online date22 Apr 2016
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jun 2016

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