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Eigenvalue Spectrum Estimation and Photonic Crystals

Thomas, K.S., Cox, S.J., Beckett, D.H., Hiett, B.P., Generowicz, J.M. and Daniell, G.J., (2001) Eigenvalue Spectrum Estimation and Photonic Crystals Sakellariou, R, Keane, J., Gurd, J. and Freeman, L. (eds.) At 7th International Euro-Par Conference, Austria. , pp. 578-586.

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Abstract

We have developed an algorithm for the estimation of eigenvalue spectra and have applied it to the determination of the density of states in a photonic crystal, which requires the repeated solution of a generalized eigenvalue problem. We demonstrate that the algorithm offers significant advantages in time, memory, and ease of parallelization over conventional subspace iteration algorithms. In particular it is possible to obtain more than two orders of magnitude speedup in time over subspace methods for modestly sized matrices. For larger matrices the savings are even greater, whilst retaining accurate resolution of features of the eigenspectrum.

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Published date: August 2001
Additional Information: Event Dates: 2003 Address: Berlin
Venue - Dates: 7th International Euro-Par Conference, Austria, 2003-01-01
Organisations: Electronic & Software Systems

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Local EPrints ID: 262656
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/262656
ISBN: 3-540-42495-4
PURE UUID: 3e3bddcd-5014-463c-a029-5529117c5c15

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Date deposited: 31 May 2006
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 08:49

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Author: K.S. Thomas
Author: S.J. Cox
Author: D.H. Beckett
Author: B.P. Hiett
Author: J.M. Generowicz
Author: G.J. Daniell
Editor: R Sakellariou
Editor: J. Keane
Editor: J. Gurd
Editor: L. Freeman

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