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  • Vol. 21, Iss. 7 — Apr. 1, 1996
  • pp: 525–527

Two-dimensional temperature determination in sooting flames by filtered Rayleigh scattering

D. Hoffman, K.-U. Münch, and A. Leipertz  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 21, Issue 7, pp. 525-527 (1996)

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We present what to our knowledge are the first filtered Rayleigh scattering temperature measurements and use them in sooting flame. This new technique for two-dimensional thermography in gas combustion overcomes some of the major disadvantages of the standard Rayleigh technique. It suppresses scattered background light from walls or windows and permits detection of two-dimensional Rayleigh intensity distributions of the gas phase in the presence of small particles by spectral filtering of the scattered light.

© 1996 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: July 27, 1995
Published: April 1, 1996

D. Hoffman, K.-U. Münch, and A. Leipertz, "Two-dimensional temperature determination in sooting flames by filtered Rayleigh scattering," Opt. Lett. 21, 525-527 (1996)

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