# Comparison of SAR calculation algorithms for the finite-difference time-domain method

@article{Laakso2010ComparisonOS, title={Comparison of SAR calculation algorithms for the finite-difference time-domain method}, author={Ilkka Laakso and Tero Uusitupa and Sami Ilvonen}, journal={Physics in Medicine \& Biology}, year={2010}, volume={55}, pages={N421 - N431} }

Finite-difference time-domain (FDTD) simulations of specific-absorption rate (SAR) have several uncertainty factors. For example, significantly varying SAR values may result from the use of different algorithms for determining the SAR from the FDTD electric field. The objective of this paper is to rigorously study the divergence of SAR values due to different SAR calculation algorithms and to examine if some SAR calculation algorithm should be preferred over others. For this purpose, numerical…

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