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Centre for Energy Technology
The University of Adelaide
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Laser Diagnostics Publication Archive

Selected publications arising from recent CET laser diagnostics research:


Journals

  1. Alwahabi ZT, Zetterberg J, Li ZS, Alden M. Vibrational relaxation of CO2 (12(0)1) by argon. Chemical Physics. 2009 May;359(1-3):71-6.
  2. Reppel J, Alwahabi ZT. A uniaxial gas model of the geometrical dependence of polarization spectroscopy. Journal of Physics D-Applied Physics. 2001 Sep;34(17):2670-8.
  3. Dally BB, Masri AR, Barlow RS, Fiechtner GJ. Two-photon laser-induced fluorescence measurement of CO in turbulent non-premixed bluff body flames. Combust Flame. 2003 Jan;132(1-2):272-4.
  4. Sowana DD, Williams DRG, Dunlop EH, Dally BB, O'Neill BK, Fletcher DF. Turbulent shear stress effects on plant cell suspension cultures. Chem Eng Res Des. 2001 Nov;79(A8):867-75.
  5. Dally BB, Karpetis AN, Barlow RS. Structure of turbulent non-premixed jet flames in a diluted hot coflow. P Combust Inst. 2003;29:1147-54.
  6. Masri AR, Dally BB, Barlow RS, Carter CD. The structure of laminar diffusion flames inhibited with CF3Br. Combust Sci Technol. 1996;113:17-34.
  7. Qamar NH, Alwahabi ZT, Chan QN, Nathan GJ, Roekaerts D, King KD. Soot volume fraction in a piloted turbulent jet non-premixed flame of natural gas. Combust Flame. 2009 Jul;156(7):1339-47.
  8. Chan QN, Medwell PR, Kalt PAM, Alwahabi ZT, Dally BB, Nathan GJ. Solvent effects on two-line atomic fluorescence of indium. Appl Optics. 2010 Mar;49(8):1257-66.
  9. van Eyk PJ, Ashman PJ, Alwahabi ZT, Nathan GJ. Simultaneous measurements of the release of atomic sodium, particle diameter and particle temperature for a single burning coal particle. P Combust Inst. 2009;32:2099-106.
  10. Saw WL, Nathan GJ, Ashman PJ, Alwahabi ZT, Hupa M. Simultaneous measurement of the surface temperature and the release of atomic sodium from a burning black liquor droplet. Combust Flame. 2010 Apr;157(4):769-77.
  11. Chan QN, Medwell PR, Kalt PAM, Alwahabi ZT, Dally BB, Nathan GJ. Simultaneous imaging of temperature and soot volume fraction. P Combust Inst. 2011 accepted.
  12. Medwell PR, Kalt PAM, Dally BB. Simultaneous imaging of OH, formaldehyde, and temperature of turbulent nonpremixed jet flames in a heated and diluted coflow. Combust Flame. 2007 Jan;148(1-2):48-61.
  13. Szego GG, Dally BB, Nathan GJ. Scaling of NOx emissions from a laboratory-scale mild combustion furnace. Combust Flame. 2008 Jul;154(1-2):281-95.
  14. van Eyk PJ, Ashman PJ, Alwahabi ZT, Nathan GJ. The release of water-bound and organic sodium from Loy Yang coal during the combustion of single particles in a flat flame. Combust Flame. 2011 Jun;158(6):1181-92.
  15. Medwell PR, Kalt PAM, Dally BB. Reaction zone weakening effects under hot and diluted oxidant stream conditions. Combust Sci Technol. 2009;181(7):937-53.
  16. van Eyk PJ, Ashman PJ, Alwahabi ZT, Nathan GJ. Quantitative measurement of atomic sodium in the plume of a single burning coal particle. Combust Flame. 2008 Nov;155(3):529-37.
  17. Sun ZW, Li ZS, Li B, Alwahabi ZT, Alden M. Quantitative C2H2 measurements in sooty flames using mid-infrared polarization spectroscopy. Applied Physics B-Lasers and Optics. 2010;101(1-2):423-32.
  18. Isterling WM, Dally BB, Alwahabi ZT, Dubovisnky M, Wright D, editors. Propagation of 632.8 nm and 4.67 m laser beams in a turbulent flow containing CO2 and H2O at high temperatures. Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; 2008.
  19. Li PF, Mi JC, Dally BB, Wang FF, Wang L, Liu ZH, et al. Progress and recent trend in MILD combustion. Sci China Technol Sc. 2011 Feb;54(2):255-69.
  20. Henriksen TL, Nathan GJ, Alwahabi ZT, Qamar N, Ring TA, Eddings EG. Planar measurements of soot volume fraction and OH in a JP-8 pool fire. Combust Flame. 2009 Jul;156(7):1480-92.
  21. Mi J, Kalt P, Nathan GJ, Wong CY. PIV measurements of a turbulent jet issuing from round sharp-edged plate. Experiments in Fluids. 2007 Apr;42(4):625-37.
  22. Reppel J, Alwahabi ZT. Orthogonal planar laser polarization spectroscopy. Appl Optics. 2002 Jul;41(21):4267-72.
  23. Szego GG, Dally BB, Nathan GJ. Operational characteristics of a parallel jet MILD combustion burner system. Combust Flame. 2009 Feb;156(2):429-38.
  24. Isterling WM, Dally BB, Alwahabi ZT, Dubovisnky M, Wright D, editors. On the interaction of turbulence intensity and its scales with various diameter laser beams at high temperatures. Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; 2008.
  25. Dally BB, Shim SH, Craig RA, Ashman PJ, Szego GG. On the Burning of Sawdust in a MILD Combustion Furnace. Energ Fuel. 2010 Jun;24:3462-70.
  26. Stamatova L, King KD, Alwahabi ZT, Nathan GJ, Stamatov V. A Mie scattering investigation of the effect of strain rate on soot formation in precessing jet flames. Flow, Turbulence and Combustion (2008) 80, 285 (Erratum to correct authorship, institution, acknowledgments and references). [Article]. 2006 Apr;76(3):279-89.
  27. Li ZS, Rupinski M, Zetterberg J, Alwahabi ZT, Alden M. Mid-infrared polarization spectroscopy of polyatomic molecules: Detection of nascent CO2 and H2O in atmospheric pressure flames. Chemical Physics Letters. 2005 May;407(4-6):243-8.
  28. Dally BB, Masri AR, Barlow RS, Fiechtner GJ, Fletcher DF. Measurements of NO in turbulent non-premixed flames stabilized on a bluff body. Twenty-Sixth Symposium (International) on Combustion, Vols 1 and 2. 1996:2191-73449.
  29. Alwahabi ZT, Zetterberg J, Li ZS, Alden M. Measurements of collisional broadening coefficients by infrared polarization spectroscopy. Appl Spectrosc. 2007 Apr;61(4):424-7.
  30. Lucas O, Linton V, Alwahabi Z. Laser scattering for particulate fume measurement. Science and Technology of Welding and Joining. 2007 Mar;12(2):115-9.
  31. Lucas O, Alwahabi ZT, Linton V, Meeuwissen K. Laser diagnostics of welding plasma by polarization spectroscopy. Appl Spectrosc. 2007 May;61(5):565-9.
  32. Parente A, Sutherland JC, Dally BB, Tognotti L, Smith PJ. Investigation of the MILD combustion regime via Principal Component Analysis. P Combust Inst. 2011;33:3333-41.
  33. Afsharvahid S, Ashman PJ, Dally BB. Investigation of NO, conversion characteristics in a porous medium. Combust Flame. 2008 Mar;152(4):604-15.
  34. Medwell PR, Chan QN, Kalt PAM, Alwahabi ZT, Dally BB, Nathan GJ. Instantaneous temperature imaging of diffusion flames using two-line atomic fluorescence. Appl Spectrosc. 2010 Feb;64(2):173-6.
  35. Masri AR, Kelman JB, Dally BB. The instantaneous spatial structure of the recirculation zone in bluff-body stabilized flames. Twenty-Seventh Symposium (International) on Combustion, Vols 1 and 2. 1998:1031-83274.
  36. Dally BB, Masri AR, Barlow RS, Fiechtner GJ. Instantaneous and mean compositional structure of bluff-body stabilized nonpremixed flames. Combust Flame. 1998 Jul;114(1-2):119-48.
  37. Alwahabi ZT, Li ZS, Zetterberg J, Alden M. Infrared polarization spectroscopy of CO2 at atmospheric pressure. Optics Communications. 2004 Apr;233(4-6):373-81.
  38. Saw WL, Hupa M, Nathan GJ, Ashman PJ. Influence of stoichiometry on the release of atomic sodium from a burning black liquor droplet in a flat flame with and without boron. Fuel. 2010 Sep;89(9):2608-16.
  39. Saw WL, Nathan GJ, Ashman PJ, Hupa M. Influence of droplet size on the release of atomic sodium from a burning black liquor droplet in a flat flame. Fuel. 2010 Aug;89(8):1840-8.
  40. Medwell PR, Kalt PAM, Dally BB. Imaging of diluted turbulent ethylene flames stabilized on a Jet in Hot Coflow (JHC) burner. Combust Flame. 2008 Jan;152(1-2):100-13.
  41. Alwahabi ZT, Zetterberg J, Li ZS, Alden M. High resolution polarization spectroscopy and laser induced fluorescence of CO2 around 2 mu m. European Physical Journal D. 2007 Apr;42(1):41-7.
  42. Dally BB, Fletcher DF, Masri AR. Flow and mixing fields of turbulent bluff-body jets and flames. Combust Theor Model. 1998 Jun;2(2):193-219.
  43. Qamar NH, Nathan GJ, Alwahabi ZT, King KD. The effect of global mixing on soot volume fraction: measurements in simple jet, precessing jet, and bluff body flames. P Combust Inst. 2005;30:1493-500.
  44. Dally BB, Riesmeier E, Peters N. Effect of fuel mixture on moderate and intense low oxygen dilution combustion. Combust Flame. 2004 Jun;137(4):418-31.
  45. Wang Y, Nathan GJ, Alwahabi ZT, King KD, Ho K, Yao Q. Effect of a uniform electric field on soot in laminar premixed ethylene/air flames. Combust Flame. 2010 Jul;157(7):1308-15.
  46. Medwell PR, Chan QN, Kalt PAM, Alwahabi ZT, Dally BB, Nathan GJ. Development of temperature imaging using two-line atomic fluorescence. Appl Optics. 2009 Feb;48(6):1237-48.
  47. Li ZS, Rupinski M, Zetterberg J, Alwahabi ZT, Alden M. Detection of methane with mid-infrared polarization spectroscopy. Applied Physics B-Lasers and Optics. 2004 Jul;79(2):135-8.
  48. Swaminathan N, Dally BB. Cross stream dependence of conditional averages in elliptic region of flows behind a bluff-body. Phys Fluids. 1998 Sep;10(9):2424-6.
  49. Kalt PAM, Nathan GJ. Corrections to facilitate planar imaging of particle concentration in particle-laden flows using Mie scattering. Part 2: Diverging laser sheets. Appl Optics. 2007 Oct;46(29):7227-36.
  50. Poel KL, Alwahabi ZT, King KD. Collisional deactivation of N2O(00(0)1) studied by time-resolved infrared fluorescence. Journal of Chemical Physics. 1996 Jul;105(4):1420-5.
  51. Saw WL, Nathan GJ, Ashman PJ, Alwahabi ZT. Assessment of the release of atomic Na from a burning black liquor droplet using quantitative PLIF. Combust Flame. 2009 Jul;156(7):1471-9.
  52. Dally B, Kelso R, Nathan G, Denier J. 14th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference - Preface. Exp Therm Fluid Sci. 2003 May;27(5):505-6.

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