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The numerical techniques for thermal distribution analysis in optical waveguides

Yaacob, Maslina and Ibrahim, Mohd. Haniff and Mohammad, Abu Bakar and Mohd. Kassim, Norazan (2008) The numerical techniques for thermal distribution analysis in optical waveguides. Journal of Fundamental Sciences, 4 (2). pp. 395-402. ISSN 1823-626X

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Abstract

In this paper, 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 difference method (FDM) and finite element method (FEM). 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:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Thermal analysis, Finite difference method, Finite element method
Subjects:T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Divisions:Electrical Engineering
ID Code:7065
Deposited By: Mr Mohd Shukri Ramli
Deposited On:17 Dec 2008 03:15
Last Modified:07 Oct 2010 09:11

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