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  • Vol. 12, Iss. 3 — Mar. 1, 1987
  • pp: 155–157

Beam-deflection optical tomography of a flame

Gregory W. Faris and Robert L. Byer  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 12, Issue 3, pp. 155-157 (1987)

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We report three-dimensional index-of-refraction measurements in a methane–air slot diffusion flame and a methane–air slot subsonic jet using beam-deflection optical tomography. The horizontal and vertical spatial resolutions are 0.26 and 0.635 mm, respectively. The peak temperature is calculated from the index-of-refraction map for the flame and compared with thermocouple temperature measurements.

© 1987 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: October 6, 1986
Manuscript Accepted: November 18, 1986
Published: March 1, 1987

Gregory W. Faris and Robert L. Byer, "Beam-deflection optical tomography of a flame," Opt. Lett. 12, 155-157 (1987)

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