|Date: Friday, December 01, 2017
Location: 1084 East Hall (4:10 PM to 5:00 PM)
Title: Mathematical Modeling of Microstructured Optical Fibers
Abstract: In this talk we present a model for the fabrication of thin glass fibers. Such fibers are created by heating and stretching a solid glass`preform'. This process is unpredictable because the preform undergoes undesired deformations due to surface-tension effects. For this reason, we present a framework for understanding how to fabricate fiber structures with complex tube-like geometries. Specifically, we look at how we can fabricate tubes containing: corners, non-uniform thickness profiles, and multiple holes.
Speaker: Christiana Mavroyiakoumou
Institution: University of Michigan
Event Organizer: Audra McMillan firstname.lastname@example.org