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  • Vol. 32, Iss. 6 — Feb. 20, 1993
  • pp: 907–918

Spatially resolved multispecies and temperature analysis in hydrogen flames

Wolfgang Reckers, Lutz Hüwel, Gerd Grünefeld, and Peter Andresen  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 32, Issue 6, pp. 907-918 (1993)

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We report on spatially resolved simultaneous measurements of temperature and majority species concentrations along a line segment in a premixed laminar H2–air flame. The results are obtained from Raman and Rayleigh scattering by using a narrow-band KrF excimer laser and a spectrally and spatially resolving detector system that consists of a high-throughput spectrometer and a gated, intensified, two-dimensional CCD camera. The data presented here are integrated over 100 laser shots. Absolute density profiles of N2, O2, H2O, and H2, as well as temperature profiles at various heights through the flame, are presented. A discussion of the required calibration procedures and a summary of the necessary spectroscopic background are also included in this paper.

© 1993 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: July 1, 1992
Published: February 20, 1993

Wolfgang Reckers, Lutz Hüwel, Gerd Grünefeld, and Peter Andresen, "Spatially resolved multispecies and temperature analysis in hydrogen flames," Appl. Opt. 32, 907-918 (1993)

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