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The numerical techniques analysis of thermal distribution in optical waveguides

Mohd. Kassim, Norazan and Mohammad, Abu Bakar and Yaacob, Maslina and Ibrahim, Mohd. Haniff (2008) The numerical techniques analysis of thermal distribution in optical waveguides. In: Recent Developments in polymer waveguides and devices. Penerbit UTM, Johor, pp. 105-116. ISBN 978-983-52-0669-6

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In this chapter, the analysis of thermal distribution in planar optical waveguide cross-section when a single heater electrode applied is presented. Starting from the heat equation, the thermal analysis has been done using two proposed numerical methods which are include finite element method (FEM) and finite difference method (FDM). By considering conduction as the only heat transfer mechanism, the obtained results from the mentioned methods are shown to have a good agreement.

Item Type:Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords:finite element method (FEM), finite difference method (FDM)
Subjects:T Technology > T Technology (General)
T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Divisions:Electrical Engineering
ID Code:27836
Deposited By: Fazli Masari
Deposited On:16 Aug 2012 08:10
Last Modified:05 Feb 2017 01:30

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