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Long-working-distance microscope used for diesel injection spray imaging
Author(s): Henrik Sjoeberg; Goran Manneberg; Andreas Cronhjort
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Paper Abstract

An optical system for analysis of diesel spray penetration and atomization has been developed. The basic system is based on a microscope with a long working distance (230 mm) and a modest resolution. The magnification is variable between 1:1 and 50:1 on the camera plane. This enables the study of individual droplets with a diameter of 5 ?m. A number of different techniques have been used together with the basic system to study different parts of the spray. They include the darkground technique, double exposure, and ordinary magnification. The size, speed, and direction of propagation of the individual droplets have been calculated using the elongation of the droplet image caused by the duration time of the flash.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 December 1996
PDF: 6 pages
Opt. Eng. 35(12) doi: 10.1117/1.601113
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 35, Issue 12
Show Author Affiliations
Henrik Sjoeberg, Royal Institute of Technology (Sweden)
Micronic Mydata AB (Sweden)
Goran Manneberg, KTH Royal Institute of Technology (Sweden)
Andreas Cronhjort, KTH Royal Institute of Technology (Sweden)

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