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  • Vol. 24, Iss. 24 — Dec. 15, 1985
  • pp: 4509–4515

Giant-pulsed laser Raman oxygen measurements in a premixed laminar methane–air flame

Jürgen Haumann and Alfred Leipertz  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 24, Issue 24, pp. 4509-4515 (1985)

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In premixed laminar methane–air flames time- and space-resolved oxygen concentration and temperature measurements have been performing using a Q-switched ruby laser Raman probe. Concentration and temperature have been evaluated from selected intensities of the Raman Stokes vibrational Q-branch. Good agreement was found with comparative suction probe concentration measurements and with additionally performed optical (Rayleigh, cw laser Raman) temperature measurements. For fuel-lean flames with various equivalence ratios the pulsed laser Raman probe could be used for controlling stoichiometric flame conditions. Selecting three different narrowband interference filters appropriately, a simultaneous determination of vibrational and rotational temperatures seems possible.

© 1985 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: July 15, 1985
Published: December 15, 1985

Jürgen Haumann and Alfred Leipertz, "Giant-pulsed laser Raman oxygen measurements in a premixed laminar methane–air flame," Appl. Opt. 24, 4509-4515 (1985)

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