Numerical solutions to an inverse problem for a non-linear Helmholtz equation
In this work, we develop numerical methods to solve forward and inverse wave problems for a nonlinear Helmholtz equation defined in a spherical shell between two concentric spheres centred at the origin. A spectral method is developed to solve the forward problem while a combination of a finite difference approximation and the least squares method are derived for the inverse problem. Numerical examples are given to verify the method.
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