A sensor is demonstrated to characterize soot aggregates based on polarization modulated scattering. Comparison with other techniques shows promising agreement, and extension of the sensor to 1- or 2-dimensional soot imaging is discussed.
© 2009 The Optical Society
(280.0280) Remote sensing and sensors : Remote sensing and sensors
(280.1740) Remote sensing and sensors : Combustion diagnostics
(290.0290) Scattering : Scattering
(290.5850) Scattering : Scattering, particles
W. Cai, L. Kranendonk, D. J. Ewing, and L. Ma, "Characterization of Soot Aggregates Based on Polarization Modulated Scattering," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/International Quantum Electronics Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper CMS4.
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