Spatially resolved thermometry at speeds up to 1000 Hz is demonstrated using 1-D femtosecond CARS. Such measurements can provide invaluable data for validating turbulent combustion models as well as addressing spatio-temporal instabilities.
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(120.0280) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Remote sensing and sensors
(280.1740) Remote sensing and sensors : Combustion diagnostics
(300.6230) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering
W. D. Kulatilaka, S. Roy, and J. R. Gord, "High-Bandwidth, Spatially Resolved Thermometry in Reacting Flows Using Femtosecond-CARS Line Imaging," in CLEO:2011 - Laser Applications to Photonic Applications, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2011), paper CFF1.