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Finite element analysis of a scattering problem
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A finite element method for the solution of a scattering problem for the reduced wave equation is formulated and analyzed. The method involves a reformulation of the problem on a bounded domain with a nonlocal boundary condition. The space of trial functions includes piecewise polynomial functions and functions arising from spherical harmonics.
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