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  • Vol. 37, Iss. 36 — Dec. 20, 1998
  • pp: 8498–8503

Characterization of initial disturbances in a liquid jet by rainbow sizing

Xiange Han, Kuan Fang Ren, Zhensen Wu, Frédéric Corbin, Gérard Gouesbet, and Gérard Gréhan  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 37, Issue 36, pp. 8498-8503 (1998)

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The development of initial disturbances is relevant to the understanding of atomization processes in which droplets are generated by the breakup of a liquid jet. We theoretically and experimentally demonstrate that such disturbances can be characterized by rainbow sizing. More specifically, for a liquid jet with a diameter of 600 μm, disturbances in the range from 10 nm to 0.2 μm are accessible.

© 1998 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(120.0120) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology
(120.5820) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Scattering measurements
(290.0290) Scattering : Scattering
(290.4020) Scattering : Mie theory
(290.5820) Scattering : Scattering measurements
(290.5850) Scattering : Scattering, particles

Original Manuscript: June 8, 1998
Revised Manuscript: October 1, 1998
Published: December 20, 1998

Xiange Han, Kuan Fang Ren, Zhensen Wu, Frédéric Corbin, Gérard Gouesbet, and Gérard Gréhan, "Characterization of initial disturbances in a liquid jet by rainbow sizing," Appl. Opt. 37, 8498-8503 (1998)

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