The Partial Element Equivalent Circuit (PEEC) method is a well recognized integral-equation (IE) technique to solve Maxwell's equations. Similarly to the method of moments (MoM), the electromagnetic (EM) interactions between currents and between charges are described in terms of integrals. In contrast to the standard MoM, the PEEC method keeps the electric and magnetic coupling phenomena separate, which leads to different interaction integrals to be computed. These integrals admit simplified solutions for the case of the static free-space Green's function and orthogonal geometries but their applicability is limited to electrically small problems only. When the full-wave free-space Green's function is considered, the integrals are typically computed in the frequency domain (FD) by resorting to Gaussian quadrature schemes. The accuracy and efficiency of such schemes is a delicate issue. Therefore, recent works have investigated the possibility of applying the Cagniard–DeHoop (CdH) technique to calculate the interaction integrals for zero-thickness elementary domains. In this paper, we close the loop and shall apply the CdH technique to calculate the partial-inductance between two elementary bricks as prescribed by the PEEC technique exactly in the time domain (TD). The analytical approach is demonstrated on the interaction between two bricks as it occurs in the modeling of the magnetic field coupling between volumetric currents. The accuracy of the proposed approach is (successfully) tested for two representative cases.
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