Spectroscopy, Kinetics, and Dynamics of Combustion Radicals

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Spectroscopy, kinetics and dynamics of jet cooled hydrocarbon transients relevant to the DOE combustion mission have been explored, exploiting i) high resolution IR lasers, ii) slit discharge sources for formation of jet cooled radicals, and iii) high sensitivity detection with direct laser absorption methods and near the quantum shot noise limit. What makes this combination powerful is that such transients can be made under high concentrations and pressures characteristic of actual combustion conditions, and yet with the resulting species rapidly cooled (T ≈10-15K) in the slit supersonic expansion. Combined with the power of IR laser absorption methods, this provides novel ... continued below

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Nesbitt, David J. August 6, 2013.

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Spectroscopy, kinetics and dynamics of jet cooled hydrocarbon transients relevant to the DOE combustion mission have been explored, exploiting i) high resolution IR lasers, ii) slit discharge sources for formation of jet cooled radicals, and iii) high sensitivity detection with direct laser absorption methods and near the quantum shot noise limit. What makes this combination powerful is that such transients can be made under high concentrations and pressures characteristic of actual combustion conditions, and yet with the resulting species rapidly cooled (T ≈10-15K) in the slit supersonic expansion. Combined with the power of IR laser absorption methods, this provides novel access to spectral detection and study of many critical combustion species.

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  • Report No.: DOE/05ER15691
  • Grant Number: FG02-05ER15691
  • DOI: 10.2172/1089512 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 1089512
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc831146

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Nesbitt, David J. Spectroscopy, Kinetics, and Dynamics of Combustion Radicals, report, August 6, 2013; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc831146/: accessed November 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.