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Optical diagnostic instrumentation for the aero-optic evaluation center
Author(s): James E. Craig; Chris K. Karaguleff; Ronald A. Parker; Michael S. Holden; John E. Pond; George W. Sutton
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Paper Abstract

This paper describes recent aero-optical measurements in the LENS facility, to evaluate the turbulent flow field characteristics of model configurations in hypervelocity airflow. The AOEC instrumentation suited which utilizes visible and infrared light sources, a wide-band optical bus and refractive and radiative sensors is described. Validation studies with simple optical aperture configurations in high enthalpy flow are discussed. The aero-optical instrumentation used in these studies are described.

Paper Details

Date Published: 2 December 1993
PDF: 15 pages
Proc. SPIE 2005, Optical Diagnostics in Fluid and Thermal Flow, (2 December 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.163699
Show Author Affiliations
James E. Craig, STRATONICS, Inc. (United States)
Chris K. Karaguleff, STRATONICS, Inc. (United States)
Ronald A. Parker, STRATONICS, Inc. (United States)
Michael S. Holden, Calspan Univ. of Buffalo Research Ctr. (United States)
John E. Pond, AeroThermo Technology, Inc. (United States)
George W. Sutton, AeroThermo Technology, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2005:
Optical Diagnostics in Fluid and Thermal Flow
Soyoung Stephen Cha; James D. Trolinger, Editor(s)

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