OSA's Digital Library

Optics Letters

Optics Letters

| RAPID, SHORT PUBLICATIONS ON THE LATEST IN OPTICAL DISCOVERIES

  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 37, Iss. 11 — Jun. 1, 2012
  • pp: 2040–2042

Estimation of the droplet size spread with the laser induced fluorescence/Mie technique

Georgios Charalampous and Yannis Hardalupas  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 37, Issue 11, pp. 2040-2042 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.37.002040


View Full Text Article

Enhanced HTML    Acrobat PDF (239 KB)





Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Browse by Journal and Year


   


Lookup Conference Papers

Close Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Article Tools

Share
Citations

Abstract

The laser measurement technique based on the ratio between the laser induced fluorescence (LIF) and the scattered light (Mie) intensities of droplets is presently limited to the evaluation of the Sauter mean diameter of the droplets. The important measurement of the droplet size spread is currently missing. An extension of the LIF/Mie technique for the measurement of droplet size spread is proposed here and is evaluated numerically. The method is based on the imperfect relationships between the scattered light intensity and the droplet surface area or the fluorescent light intensity and the droplet volume, which convey additional information that can be used to evaluate the droplet size spread.

© 2012 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(120.3940) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Metrology
(280.1100) Remote sensing and sensors : Aerosol detection
(290.5850) Scattering : Scattering, particles
(300.2530) Spectroscopy : Fluorescence, laser-induced

ToC Category:
Scattering

History
Original Manuscript: January 10, 2012
Revised Manuscript: April 6, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: April 9, 2012
Published: May 30, 2012

Citation
Georgios Charalampous and Yannis Hardalupas, "Estimation of the droplet size spread with the laser induced fluorescence/Mie technique," Opt. Lett. 37, 2040-2042 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-37-11-2040


Sort:  Author  |  Year  |  Journal  |  Reset  

References

  1. A. H. Lefebvre, Atomization and Sprays (Hemisphere, 1989).
  2. T. Kamimoto, in COMODIA 94 (1994), pp. 33-41.
  3. C. N. Yeh, H. Kosaka, and T. Kamimoto, in 3rd Congress on Optical Particle Sizing (1993), pp. 355-361.
  4. G. Charalampous and Y. Hardalupas, Appl. Opt. 50, 3622 (2011). [CrossRef]
  5. E. Kristensson, L. Araneo, E. Berrocal, J. Manin, M. Richter, M. Alden, and M. Linne, Opt. Express 19, 13647 (2011). [CrossRef]
  6. P. Le Gal, N. Farrugia, and D. A. Greenhalgh, Opt. Laser Technol. 31, 75 (1999). [CrossRef]
  7. R. Domann and Y. Hardalupas, Part. Part. Syst. Charact. 18, 3 (2001). [CrossRef]
  8. G. Charalampous and Y. Hardalupas, Appl. Opt. 50, 1197 (2011). [CrossRef]
  9. B. Frackowiak and C. Tropea, Appl. Opt. 49, 2363 (2010). [CrossRef]

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.

Figures

Fig. 1. Fig. 2.
 

« Previous Article  |  Next Article »

OSA is a member of CrossRef.

CrossCheck Deposited