Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:
Title: Microfluidic flow and heat transfer and their influence upon optical modes in microstructure fibres
Authors: Davies, Edward M. 
Christodoulides, Paul 
Florides, Georgios A. 
Kalli, Kyriacos 
Keywords: FEA;Microfluidics;Mode analysis;Optical fibre;Thermofluidic
Category: Electrical Engineering - Electronic Engineering - Information Engineering
Field: Engineering and Technology
Issue Date: 7-May-2015
Publisher: SPIE
Source: Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering, vol. 9507, art. no. 950708; Micro-Structured and Specialty Optical Fibres IV; Prague; Czech Republic; 15- 16 April 2015
Conference: Micro-Structured and Specialty Optical Fibres IV 
Abstract: Downloading of the abstract is permitted for personal use only.Using finite element analysis (FEA), a model has been constructed to predict the thermo-fluidic and optical properties of a microstructure optical fibre (MOF). The properties under study include external temperature, input water velocity and optical fibre geometry. Under laminar flow the steady-state temperature is dependent on the water channel radius while independent of the input velocity. A critical channel radius is observed below which the steady-state temperature of the water channel is constant, while above, the temperature decreases. The MOF has been found capable of supporting multiple modes whose response to temperature was dominated by the thermo-optic coefficient of glaß, despite the larger thermo-optic coefficient of water. This is attributed to the majority of the light being confined within the glaß, which increased with increasing external temperature due to a larger difference in the refractive index between the glaß core and the water channel.
ISBN: 978-162841628-2
ISSN: 0277-786X
DOI: 10.1117/12.2185163
Rights: © 2015 SPIE.
Type: Conference Papers
Appears in Collections:Δημοσιεύσεις σε συνέδρια/Conference papers

Show full item record

Page view(s)

Last Week
Last month
checked on Aug 23, 2019

Google ScholarTM



Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.