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Pre-Publicación 2022-29

Liliana Camargo, Bibiana López-Rodríguez, Mauricio Osorio, Manuel Solano:

An adaptive and quasi-periodic HDG method for Maxwell’s equations in heterogeneous media


With the aim to continue developing a hybridizable discontinuous Galerkin (HDG) method for problems arisen from photovoltaic cells modeling, in this manuscript we consider the time har- monic Maxwell’s equations in an inhomogeneous bounded bi-periodic domain with quasi-periodic conditions on part of the boundary. We propose an HDG scheme where quasi-periodic boundary conditions are imposed on the numerical trace space. Under regularity assumptions and a proper choice of the stabilization parameter, we prove that the approximations of the electric and magnetic fields converge, in the L2-norm, to the exact solution with order hk+1 and hk+1/2, resp., where h is the meshsize and k the polynomial degree of the discrete spaces. Although, numerical evidence suggests optimal order of convergence for both variables. An a posteriori error estimator for an energy norm is also proposed. We show that it is reliable and locally efficient under certain con- ditions. Numerical examples are provided to illustrate the performance of the quasi-periodic HDG method and the adaptive scheme based on the proposed error indicator.

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