An Accurate 3-D CFS-PML Based Crank-Nicolson FDTD Method and Its Applications in Low-Frequency Subsurface Sensing


Journal Article

© 1963-2012 IEEE. An unsplit-field and accurate Crank-Nicolson cycle-sweep-uniform finite-difference time-domain (CNCSU-FDTD) method based on the complex-frequency-shifted perfectly matched layer (CFS-PML) is proposed. It is applied to 3-D low-frequency subsurface electromagnetic sensing problems. The presented CNCSU-FDTD takes advantage of both CFS-PML and unconditionally stable CN method so that it can attenuate evanescent waves, eliminate late-time reflections, and overcome the stability limits of the FDTD method. The time step intervals in CNCSU-FDTD can be 1000 times larger than that in the regular FDTD for the low-frequency sensing centered at 25 Hz while remaining accurate. Several 3-D numerical examples in the airborne transient electromagnetics system have been demonstrated to validate the proposed method. The CFS-PML-based CNCSU-FDTD method not only attains good accuracy but also saves several dozen times of CPU time as compared with the regular FDTD method.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Feng, N; Zhang, Y; Sun, Q; Zhu, J; Joines, WT; Liu, QH

Published Date

  • June 1, 2018

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 66 / 6

Start / End Page

  • 2967 - 2975

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0018-926X

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1109/TAP.2018.2816788

Citation Source

  • Scopus