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  • Editor: James C. Wyant
  • Vol. 46, Iss. 19 — Jul. 1, 2007
  • pp: 3928–3936

Simultaneous PIV∕OH-PLIF, Rayleigh thermometry∕OH-PLIF and stereo PIV measurements in a low-swirl flame

Per Petersson, Jimmy Olofsson, Christian Brackman, Hans Seyfried, Johan Zetterberg, Mattias Richter, Marcus Aldén, Mark A. Linne, Robert K. Cheng, Andreas Nauert, Dirk Geyer, and Andreas Dreizler  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 46, Issue 19, pp. 3928-3936 (2007)

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The diagnostic techniques for simultaneous velocity and relative OH distribution, simultaneous temperature and relative OH distribution, and three component velocity mapping are described. The data extracted from the measurements include statistical moments for inflow fluid dynamics, temperature, conditional velocities, and scalar flux. The work is a first step in the development of a detailed large eddy simulation (LES) validation database for a turbulent, premixed flame. The low-swirl burner used in this investigation has many of the necessary attributes for LES model validation, including a simplified interior geometry; it operates well into the thin reaction zone for turbulent premixed flames, and flame stabilization is based entirely on the flow field and not on hardware or pilot flames.

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OCIS Codes
(120.1740) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Combustion diagnostics
(280.1740) Remote sensing and sensors : Combustion diagnostics
(280.2470) Remote sensing and sensors : Flames
(280.2490) Remote sensing and sensors : Flow diagnostics

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Original Manuscript: September 29, 2006
Revised Manuscript: February 14, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: February 28, 2007
Published: June 12, 2007

Per Petersson, Jimmy Olofsson, Christian Brackman, Hans Seyfried, Johan Zetterberg, Mattias Richter, Marcus Aldén, Mark A. Linne, Robert K. Cheng, Andreas Nauert, Dirk Geyer, and Andreas Dreizler, "Simultaneous PIV/OH-PLIF, Rayleigh thermometry/OH-PLIF and stereo PIV measurements in a low-swirl flame," Appl. Opt. 46, 3928-3936 (2007)

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