Yee cell

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discretized using a Cartesian mesh with circulating electric and magnetic field components, known as the Yee-cell[1]. See the image to the lower right.

Illustration of the Yee cell. JMM: This image shows a left-handed coordinate system -- it needs replacing.

Notes and references

  1. K. S. Yee, "Numerical solution of initial boundary value problems involving Maxwell's equations in isotropic media," IEEE Trans. Antennas Propagat. 14, 302-307 (1966).