MICROWAVE-HEATING OF MATERIALS WITH POWER-LAW TEMPERATURE DEPENDENCIES

@article{PlNCOMBE1994MICROWAVEHEATINGOM,
  title={MICROWAVE-HEATING OF MATERIALS WITH POWER-LAW TEMPERATURE DEPENDENCIES},
  author={A. H. PlNCOMBE and Noel Frederick Smyth},
  journal={Ima Journal of Applied Mathematics},
  year={1994},
  volume={52},
  pages={141-176}
}
The time-dependent microwave heating of a semi-infinite material, which is governed by a coupled system of Maxwell's equations and the forced heat equation, is considered. The dielectric properties of the material are assumed to be temperature-d ependent, with this dependence being of a power law form. Asymptotic solutions of the governing equations are found in the high-frequency geometric-optics limit. These solutions are compared with numerical solutions of the governing equations, and good… 

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