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  • Vol. 8, Iss. 5 — May. 1, 1983
  • pp: 241–243

Spatially resolved temperature measurements in a flame using laser-excited two-line atomic fluorescence and diode-array detection

M. Aldén, P. Grafstrom, H. Lundberg, and S. Svanberg  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 8, Issue 5, pp. 241-243 (1983)

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Spatially resolved temperature measurements in a CH4–air flame have been achieved using two-line laser-induced fluorescence from indium atoms seeded to the flame.

© 1983 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: January 10, 1983
Published: May 1, 1983

M. Aldén, P. Grafstrom, H. Lundberg, and S. Svanberg, "Spatially resolved temperature measurements in a flame using laser-excited two-line atomic fluorescence and diode-array detection," Opt. Lett. 8, 241-243 (1983)

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