## A Study on Unconditionally Stable FDTD Methods for the Modeling of Metamaterials

Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 27, Issue 19, pp. 4241-4249 (2009)

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### Abstract

We assess the performance of three unconditionally stable finite-difference time-domain (FDTD) methods for the modeling of doubly dispersive metamaterials: 1) locally one-dimensional FDTD; 2) locally one-dimensional FDTD with Strang splitting; and (3) alternating direction implicit FDTD. We use both double-negative media and zero-index media as benchmarks.

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Valtemir E. do Nascimento, Kyung-Young Jung, Ben-Hur
V. Borges, and Fernando L. Teixeira, "A Study on Unconditionally Stable FDTD Methods for the Modeling of Metamaterials," J. Lightwave Technol. **27**, 4241-4249 (2009)

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