Application of the finite element method to Monte Carlo simulations of random rough surface scattering with Neumann boundary conditions

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)255-258
Journal / PublicationMicrowave and Optical Technology Letters
Volume4
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - Jun 1991
Externally publishedYes

Abstract

Scattering from a one-dimensional random rough surface with Neumann boundary conditions is analyzed using a finite element formulation. Results are in excellent agreement with tapered-wave integral-equation solutions after averaging over realizations. Finite element advantages in CPU time, memory storage, and energy conservation tests are illustrated.