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  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 50, Iss. 21 — Jul. 20, 2011
  • pp: 3924–3936

Implementation of tridirectional large lateral shearing displacement interferometry in temperature measurement of a diffused ethylene flame

Wei Lv, Huai-Chun Zhou, and Jin-Rong Zhu  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 50, Issue 21, pp. 3924-3936 (2011)

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A tridirectional large lateral shearing displacement interferometric system has been proposed and used to reconstruct the temperature field of a quasi-axisymmetric diffused ethylene flame in two-dimensional (2D) and three-dimensional (3D) hypotheses. In comparison with the thermocouple results, the 2D reconstructed results affords a quantitative analysis with an average discrepancy between 20 and 40 K in the full field, except in the closer part inside the peak temperature location where a high soot volume fraction exists. The 3D reconstructed results affords qualitative analysis and exhibits some asymmetrical characters, but an obvious error occurs at 1 cm height where it is not suitable to use the universal correction coefficient.

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OCIS Codes
(120.1740) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Combustion diagnostics
(120.3180) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Interferometry
(120.4820) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Optical systems
(120.6780) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Temperature

ToC Category:
Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Original Manuscript: April 4, 2011
Revised Manuscript: June 5, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: June 6, 2011
Published: July 13, 2011

Wei Lv, Huai-Chun Zhou, and Jin-Rong Zhu, "Implementation of tridirectional large lateral shearing displacement interferometry in temperature measurement of a diffused ethylene flame," Appl. Opt. 50, 3924-3936 (2011)

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