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  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 10 — May. 20, 2013
  • pp: 12260–12281

Gas phase thermometry of hot turbulent jets using laser induced phosphorescence

Martin Lawrence, Hua Zhao, and Lionel Ganippa  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 10, pp. 12260-12281 (2013)

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The temperature distributions of heated turbulent jets of air were determined using two dimensional (planar) laser induced phosphorescence. The jets were heated to specific temperature increments, ranging from 300 – 850 K and several Reynolds numbers were investigated at each temperature. The spectral ratio technique was used in conjunction with thermographic phosphors BAM and YAG:Dy, individually. Single shot and time averaged results are presented as two dimensional stacked images of turbulent jets. YAG:Dy did not produce a high enough signal for single shot measurements. The results allowed for a direct comparison between BAM and YAG:Dy, revealing that BAM is more suitable for relatively lower temperature, fast and turbulent regimes and that YAG:Dy is more suited to relatively higher temperature, steady flow situations.

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OCIS Codes
(160.2540) Materials : Fluorescent and luminescent materials
(280.0280) Remote sensing and sensors : Remote sensing and sensors
(280.2490) Remote sensing and sensors : Flow diagnostics
(280.7060) Remote sensing and sensors : Turbulence
(280.6780) Remote sensing and sensors : Temperature

ToC Category:
Remote Sensing

Original Manuscript: March 14, 2013
Revised Manuscript: April 19, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: April 27, 2013
Published: May 10, 2013

Martin Lawrence, Hua Zhao, and Lionel Ganippa, "Gas phase thermometry of hot turbulent jets using laser induced phosphorescence," Opt. Express 21, 12260-12281 (2013)

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