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  • Editor: James C. Wyant
  • Vol. 45, Iss. 10 — Apr. 1, 2006
  • pp: 2217–2221

Study of smoke aerosols under a controlled environmentby using dynamic light scattering

Ravindra Pratap Singh, Virendra Kumar Jaiswal, and Vinod Kumar Jain  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 45, Issue 10, pp. 2217-2221 (2006)

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The size of cigarette smoke aerosols was determined with the photon-correlation technique. The effects of temperature and concentration on aerosol size were also observed. We found that aerosol size increases almost linearly with an increase in concentration but decreases with an increase in temperature.

© 2006 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(010.1110) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Aerosols
(030.5290) Coherence and statistical optics : Photon statistics
(290.5850) Scattering : Scattering, particles
(300.6310) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, heterodyne

ToC Category:
Photon Correlation and Scattering

Original Manuscript: August 17, 2005
Revised Manuscript: November 29, 2005
Manuscript Accepted: December 1, 2005

Ravindra Pratap Singh, Virendra Kumar Jaiswal, and Vinod Kumar Jain, "Study of smoke aerosols under a controlled environment by using dynamic light scattering," Appl. Opt. 45, 2217-2221 (2006)

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