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  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 48, Iss. 13 — May. 1, 2009
  • pp: 2485–2490

Extension of the Gladstone–Dale equation for flame flow field diagnosis by optical computerized tomography

Chen Yun-yun, Li Zhen-hua, Song Yang, and He An-zhi  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 48, Issue 13, pp. 2485-2490 (2009)

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An extended model of the original Gladstone–Dale (G-D) equation is proposed for optical computerized tomography (OCT) diagnosis of flame flow fields. For the purpose of verifying the newly established model, propane combustion is used as a practical example for experiment, and moiré deflection tomography is introduced with the probe wavelength 808 nm . The results indicate that the temperature based on the extended model is more accurate than that based on the original G-D equation. In a word, the extended model can be suitable for all kinds of flame flow fields whatever the components, temperature, and ionization are.

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OCIS Codes
(110.6960) Imaging systems : Tomography
(120.4120) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Moire' techniques
(280.2490) Remote sensing and sensors : Flow diagnostics
(280.5395) Remote sensing and sensors : Plasma diagnostics

ToC Category:
Imaging Systems

Original Manuscript: January 16, 2009
Revised Manuscript: March 28, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: April 1, 2009
Published: April 24, 2009

Chen Yun-yun, Li Zhen-hua, Song Yang, and He An-zhi, "Extension of the Gladstone-Dale equation for flame flow field diagnosis by optical computerized tomography," Appl. Opt. 48, 2485-2490 (2009)

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