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Fast solvers in practice: Lessons learned and persistent<br/><br/>challenges

Monday, August 2, 2010 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Keller 3-180
Jacob White (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Joint work with H. Reid, L. Zhang, C. Coelho, Z. Zhu, T. Klemas, and S. Johnson.


Despite decades of zealous effort, there are remarkably few
applications where fast integral equation solvers dominate. To help
explain why, we will describe effective strategies, assess performance,
and present remaining challenges associated with applying fast solvers
to problems in interconnect model extraction, biomolecular electrostatics,
bodies in microflows, nanophotonics, and Casimir force calculation.

MSC Code: 
65R20