Application of 2-D LIF temperature measurements in water using a Nd : YAG laser

Application of 2-D LIF temperature measurements in water using a Nd : YAG laser  The application of Laser Induced Fluorescence (LIF) for temperature measurements in water using a Nd : YAG laser is investigated. A natural convection problem is used to test the applicability of LIF in the temperature range of 20–60°C. The measured temperature field is compared with numerical results and the influences of shadowgraph effects on the measured temperature field are investigated. An accuracy of 1.7°C is attained if shadowgraph effects can be neglected. This only holds if correction for photobleaching and variation of laser power output is applied. Experiments in Fluids Springer Journals

Application of 2-D LIF temperature measurements in water using a Nd : YAG laser

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Engineering; Engineering Fluid Dynamics; Fluid- and Aerodynamics; Engineering Thermodynamics, Heat and Mass Transfer
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