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APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Vol. 23, Iss. 1 — Jan. 1, 1984
  • pp: 148–155

Aerosol heating and vaporization by pulsed light beams

Robert L. Armstrong  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 23, Issue 1, pp. 148-155 (1984)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.23.000148


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Abstract

The interaction of absorbing aerosols with pulsed light beams is considered. Approximate energy and mass conservation equations are developed which admit of analytic solutions for the aerosol temperature and vaporization state within a limited domain of values for the aerosol mass flux. Numerical solutions are obtained for the particular case of absorbing water droplets in an intense pulsed light beam, and the validity of these solutions is examined. A number of recommendations are made for future work on this problem.

© 1984 Optical Society of America

History
Original Manuscript: September 27, 1982
Published: January 1, 1984

Citation
Robert L. Armstrong, "Aerosol heating and vaporization by pulsed light beams," Appl. Opt. 23, 148-155 (1984)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-23-1-148


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