OSA's Digital Library

Applied Optics

Applied Optics

APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Vol. 42, Iss. 6 — Feb. 20, 2003
  • pp: 952–959

Temperature field measurements of small, nonpremixed flames with use of an Abel inversion of holographic interferograms

Jonathan D. Posner and Derek Dunn-Rankin  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 42, Issue 6, pp. 952-959 (2003)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.42.000952


View Full Text Article

Enhanced HTML    Acrobat PDF (1075 KB)





Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Browse by Journal and Year


   


Lookup Conference Papers

Close Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Article Tools

Share
Citations

Abstract

Interferometry has been used for many years as a semi-quantitative image-based diagnostic for combustion research. In this paper, we use image-plane, double-pulse holographic interferograms of axisymmetric flames to infer their radial temperature distribution. An Abel inversion is performed on the fringe data to account for line-of-sight integration through the flame. The sensitivity of nonresonant refractive diagnostics decreases inversely with temperature, and the accuracy of the technique is discussed in this context. A small, nonpremixed capillary flame is investigated, and the temperatures inferred from interferometry are compared with those obtained with N2 coherent anti-Stokes Raman spectroscopy thermometry. Additionally, the thermal field of a burning monodisperse methanol droplet stream is investigated interferometrically. Because of their small size, both of these flames challenge the performance limit of temperature interferometery.

© 2003 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(090.2880) Holography : Holographic interferometry
(100.2650) Image processing : Fringe analysis
(110.6960) Imaging systems : Tomography
(110.6980) Imaging systems : Transforms
(120.1740) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Combustion diagnostics
(120.2880) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Holographic interferometry

History
Original Manuscript: May 7, 2002
Revised Manuscript: September 19, 2002
Published: February 20, 2003

Citation
Jonathan D. Posner and Derek Dunn-Rankin, "Temperature field measurements of small, nonpremixed flames with use of an Abel inversion of holographic interferograms," Appl. Opt. 42, 952-959 (2003)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-42-6-952


Sort:  Author  |  Year  |  Journal  |  Reset  

References

  1. N. Abel, “Auflosung einer mechanischen Aufgabe,” J. Für Die Reine und Angewandte Mathematik 1, 153–157 (1826). [CrossRef]
  2. R. Hall, P. Bonczyk, “Sooting flame thermometry using emission/absorption tomography,” Appl. Opt. 29, 4590–4598 (1990). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  3. H. Uchiyama, M. Nakajima, S. Yuta, “Measurement of flame temperature distribution by IR emission computed tomography,” Appl. Opt. 24, 4111–4115 (1985). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  4. C. Dasch, “One-dimensional tomography: a comparison of Abel, onion-peeling, and filtered backprojection methods,” Appl. Opt. 31, 1146–1152 (1992). [CrossRef] [PubMed]
  5. P. Hariharan, Optical Holography, 2nd ed., Cambridge Studies in Modern Optics (Cambridge U. Press, Cambridge, 1996).
  6. C. Vest, Holographic Interferometry (Wiley, New York, 1979).
  7. B. Strayer, J. Posner, D. Dunn-Rankin, “CARS temperature measurements of a nonpremixed flame under electric field control,” presented at the Combustion Institute Fall Meeting, Western States Section, 13–14 March 2000, paper WSS/CI 00S-17.
  8. B. Strayer, J. Posner, D. Dunn-Rankin, F. Weinberg, “Simulating microgravity in small diffusion flames by using electric fields to counterbalance natural convection,” Proc. R. Soc. London Ser. A 458, 1151–1166 (2002). [CrossRef]
  9. F. Carleton, F. Weinberg, “Simulation of microgravity by the application of electric field to flame,” presented at the Joint meeting of the Portuguese, British, Spanish, and Swedish Sections of The Combustion Institute, 1–4 April 1996, Funchal, Portugal.
  10. J. Lawton, F. Weinberg, Electrical Aspects of Combustion (Clarendon, Oxford, 1969).
  11. F. Carleton, F. Weinberg, “Electric field-induced flame convection in the absence of gravity,” Nature 330, 635–636 (1987). [CrossRef]
  12. B. Strayer, J. Posner, D. Dunn-Rankin, “Temperature field measurements of a nonpremixed flame under electric field control,” presented at the The Combustion Institute Fall Meeting, Western States Section, 25 October 1999, paper WSS/CI 99F-16.
  13. C. Connon, R. Dimalanta, C. Choi, D. Dunn-Rankin, “LIF measurements of fuel vapor in an acetone droplet stream,” Combust. Sci. Technol. 129, 197–216 (1997). [CrossRef]
  14. J. Virepinte, Y. Biscos, G. Lavergne, P. Magre, “A rectilinear droplet stream in combustion: droplet and gas phase properties,” Combust. Sci. Technol. 150, 143–159 (2000). [CrossRef]
  15. F. Weinberg, Optics of Flames (Butterworth, Washington, D.C., 1963).
  16. X. Xiao, C. Choi, I. Puri, “Temperature measurements in steady two-dimensional partially premixed flames using laser interferometric holography,” Combust. Flame 120, 318–332 (2000). [CrossRef]
  17. I. Markhvida, L. Chvyaleva, P. Sumin, “Abel inversion: optical pre-processing,” in Photonic Processing Technology and Applications, A. Pirich, R. Boncek, eds.Proc. SPIE3075, 176–180 (1997). [CrossRef]
  18. A. Eckbreth, Laser Diagnostics for Combustion Temperature and Species, Energy and Engineering Science Series (Abacus, Kent, 1988).
  19. J. Garman, D. Dunn-Rankin, “Spatial averaging effects in CARS thermometry of a nonpremixed flame,” Combust. Flame 115, 481–486 (1998). [CrossRef]
  20. J. Millerd, N. Brock, M. Brown, J. Segall, P. DeBarber, “Near infrared real-time resonant holography of combusting sprays,” presented at the AIAA 34th Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit8–12 January 1996, Reno, Nev., paper AIAA 96-0533.
  21. J. Zhu, D. Dunn-Rankin, “Using CARS to probe the temperature field of a combusting droplet stream,” Appl. Opt. 30, 2672–2674 (1991). [CrossRef] [PubMed]

Cited By

Alert me when this paper is cited

OSA is able to provide readers links to articles that cite this paper by participating in CrossRef's Cited-By Linking service. CrossRef includes content from more than 3000 publishers and societies. In addition to listing OSA journal articles that cite this paper, citing articles from other participating publishers will also be listed.


« Previous Article  |  Next Article »

OSA is a member of CrossRef.

CrossCheck Deposited