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Analysis of the PML equations in general convex geometry

  • Matti Lassas (a1) and Erkki Somersalo (a2)
Abstract

In this work, we study a mesh termination scheme in acoustic scattering, known as the perfectly matched layer (PML) method. The main result of the paper is the following. Assume that the scatterer is contained in a bounded and strictly convex artificial domain. We surround this domain by a PML of constant thickness. On the peripheral boundary of this layer, a homogenous Dirichlet condition is imposed. We show in this paper that the resulting boundary-value problem for the scattered field is uniquely solvable for all wavenumbers and the solution within the artificial domain converges exponentially fast toward the full-space scattering solution when the layer thickness is increased. The proof is based on the idea of interpreting the PML medium as a complex stretching of the coordinates in Rn and on the use of complexified layer potential techniques.

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Proceedings of the Royal Society of Edinburgh Section A: Mathematics
  • ISSN: 0308-2105
  • EISSN: 1473-7124
  • URL: /core/journals/proceedings-of-the-royal-society-of-edinburgh-section-a-mathematics
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