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I have some problems with a program called the simulation of laser interaction with materials. In this program, they asked for some parameters which I am unsure of but I believe it has something to do with mesh size for simulating the thermal conduction. This is a 1D heat conduction simulation of laser heating on a semiconductor (a.k.a laser annealing).

These are the parameters that have asked for:

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NUMBER OF NODES 100

DELTA X (A) 200

DELTA X1 (A) 600

DELTA X2 (A) 1600

DELTA X3 (A) 4800

KX 70

KY 80

KZ 90

TOP LAYER NODE (L6) 10

MIDDLE LAYER NODE (L7) 20

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Can anyone help me with what delta x, delta x1, delta x2, delta x3, kx, ky and kz are for? I am an electrical engineer and knows nothing about all these and there's no help file provided. Thank you.

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