OSA's Digital Library

Journal of the Optical Society of America

Journal of the Optical Society of America

  • Vol. 43, Iss. 5 — May. 1, 1953
  • pp: 389–389

Spectral and Pressure Observations of Explosion Phenomena

B. W. BULLOCK and S. SILVERMAN  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA, Vol. 43, Issue 5, pp. 389-389 (1953)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSA.43.000389


View Full Text Article

Acrobat PDF (1737 KB)





Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Browse by Journal and Year


   


Lookup Conference Papers

Close Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Article Tools

Share
Citations

Abstract

A Perkin-Elmer Model 83 Monochromator covering a spectral range from the ultraviolet to 5.5µ is used for determining the light intensity as a function of time of an explosion in a bomb. [Bullock, Hornbeck, and Silverman, J. Chem. Phys. 18, 1114 (1950)]. The radiation entering the spectrometer is chopped to allow ac amplification of the detector output with provision to allow transmission as well as emission measurements. A frequency modulated pressure gauge is used to determine the pressure change in the bomb. Time resolution of the order of magnitude of 10-3 sec may be obtained for both spectral and pressure observations. Results for typical carbon monoxide-oxygen explosions are shown. These preliminary results seem to indicate that there is equilibrium for approximately 0.02 sec after the flame front reaches the vessel wall.

Citation
B. W. BULLOCK and S. SILVERMAN, "Spectral and Pressure Observations of Explosion Phenomena," J. Opt. Soc. Am. 43, 389-389 (1953)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josa/abstract.cfm?URI=josa-43-5-389


Sort:  Author  |  Journal  |  Reset

References

  1. Lewis and von Elbe, Combustion, Flames and Explosions (Academic Press, Inc., New York, 1951).
  2. B. W. Bullock and S. Silverman, J. Opt. Soc. Am. 40, 608 (1950).

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